SPYING ON WHALES: The Past, Present and Future of Earth’s Most Awesome Creatures, by Nick Pyenson. (Penguin, $17.) This natural history of whales and their 50-million-year evolution also offers a vivid
Famed thespian Sir Ian McKellen showed off his singing skills with the cast of Les Miserables. However, the singalong did not take place on the stage but in a Newcastle pub late on Friday (August 16).
‘Murdering Macbeth’ reinvents Shakespeare for today, inviting new audiences to discover an old story
When Dane A. Campbell was deep into the process of writing his latest play, “Murdering Macbeth,” images began to emerge. He could see characters mouthing the words, could see the downfall of Macbeth as
Thousands of comedians gather in Edinburgh every August to tickle the ribs of crowds at the world's largest arts festival. We asked them for the very best lines from their 2019 Fringe shows (and chose
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Clive Anderson’s show about Macbeth, ‘the greatest drama ever written’, offers us an hour of polished comedy loosely themed around the Scottish play. Shakespeare’s material is still topical, he says, clever