Reviewed by Raphael Badagliacca Ambitious, intelligent, unafraid, obsessed, no stranger to cunning, undaunted by obstacles, possessed by a talent for reading others… what does it take to play the part of Richard III? And by what factor must we ratchet up each of these character traits in a woman who would take on the challenge of this role? Ask Katie Mack who gives us a brilliant, treacherous Richard in an all-female production of Shakespeare’s second longest play after Hamlet. We know from history that male actors played the female parts in Elizabethan England, and that those female characters are...Read More
Month: March 2018
Presumably a lot of people came to see Chris Evans — Captain America — with his shirt on and his Boy Scout halo a little dinged. Evans plays a cop on the make in every sense. He’s a terrific bastard. You can’t like him, but you’ve met him. (So, apparently, some movie stars can do Broadway in a small cast of pros, play against type and — you know — do it well.)Read More
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