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He has starred in several of its productions, including an acclaimed “Richard III” last year, and has won praise for drawing both broader audiences and stable funding to the venue after years of uncertainty.

Spacey said he would step down in 2015, having helped establish the Old Vic “as a destination theater again.”

“I think a theater needs new blood,” he said. “I am excited about the transition.”

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