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Has Britain's lost king been found?
A parent who was "All Shook Up" about Elvis Presley songs in a high-school drama prompted educators to cancel the musical, deeming it too sexual. But the decision was reversed Thursday by administrators at the high school south of Salt Lake City.
The author of this lively, probing but somewhat problematic book brings an impressive set of professional qualifications to his enterprise. Dr. John J. Ross practices medicine in Boston and is a professor at Harvard Medical School, so he brings a level of medical knowledge that most others writing about the lives of writers do not possess.
Greed that overreaches and causes its own undoing is the primary target of Ben Jonson's 1606 satire, "Volpone." Considering the ongoing global financial crisis, it's clear that classic theater can remain eerily relevant even after 400 years.
In his last stage role, Mark Rylance thrilled audiences as a bawdy bard for modern Britain. Now he's going back to an earlier Bard in a vibrant William Shakespeare double bill.
It got a standing ovation. Then again, it was a captive audience.
Archaeologists in London have discovered the remains of an Elizabethan theater where some of William Shakespeare's plays were first performed _ a venue immortalized as "this wooden O" in the prologue to "Henry V."
British police say a man has been arrested after pro-Palestinian protesters disrupted a performance by the Israeli national theater company at the Globe Theater in London.
A performance of "Troilus and Cressida" in Maori has kicked off an international festival featuring William Shakespeare's plays in 37 different languages.