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Mark Rylance stars in the all-male revival of Shakespeare's classic.

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Shakespeare's Twelfth Night and Richard III, Starring Tony Winner Mark Rylance, Recoup on Broadway

Shakespeare's Twelfth Night and Richard III, Starring Tony Winner Mark Rylance, Recoup on Broadway

The acclaimed all-male Shakespeare's Globe productions of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night and Richard III recouped their $3.1 million investment, producers announced on January 9. Directed by Tim Carroll, the shows, playing in repertory, began their run at Broadway's Belasco Theatre on October 15, and are scheduled to end their limited engagement on February 16.

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Samuel Barnett on Donning Drag and Getting in Touch with His Inner Queen in Twelfth Night & Richard III

Samuel Barnett on Donning Drag and Getting in Touch with His Inner Queen in Twelfth Night & Richard III

When it comes to charmed experiences on Broadway, no one can top Samuel Barnett’s one-two-three punch of The History Boys in 2006 and the current SRO run of Twelfth Night and Richard III. Barnett received a Tony nomination for his Broadway debut as gay student Posner in Alan Bennett’s smash hit play, and he’s a shoo-in for another Tony ...

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Critically Acclaimed Twelfth Night and Richard III, Starring Mark Rylance, Extend on Broadway

Critically Acclaimed Twelfth Night and Richard III, Starring Mark Rylance, Extend on Broadway

The much-praised all-male productions of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night and Richard III, which are being performed in repertory at Broadway's Belasco Theatre, will be extended by popular demand for an additional two weeks. Directed by Tim Carroll and starring two-time Tony winner Mark Rylance as Olivia in Twelfth Night and the title role in Richard III, will now play through February ...

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Squigs Does Double Duty at Twelfth Night & Richard III, Starring Mark Rylance

Squigs Does Double Duty at Twelfth Night & Richard III, Starring Mark Rylance

A delightful double feature is thrilling Shakespeare fans at Broadway’s Belasco Theatre! Two-time Tony winner Mark Rylance leads the all-male cast of Twelfth Night and Richard III, being performed in rep in a style the Bard would appreciate. Broadway.com resident artist Justin ‘Squigs’ Robertson savored both plays, then penned what he correctly calls “a doozy” of a portrait with ...

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Mark Rylance on How I Love Lucy Inspired His Performance as Olivia in Twelfth Night

Mark Rylance on How I Love Lucy Inspired His Performance as Olivia in Twelfth Night

Two-time Tony winner Mark Rylance has been showered with praise for his dual performances in Richard III (as the evil title monarch) and Twelfth Night (as Olivia, who falls in love at first sight with “Cesario,” a messenger who is actually Viola in disguise). On opening night, the star confessed an unlikely inspiration for his demure yet ardent leading ...

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Celebrate Opening Night With Mark Rylance and His Cross-Dressing Co-Stars in Richard III & Twelfth Night

Celebrate Opening Night With Mark Rylance and His Cross-Dressing Co-Stars in Richard III & Twelfth Night

Two-time Tony winner Mark Rylance leads a talented all-male company of Richard III and Twelfth Night. Broadway.com was on the scene with the stars of this double opening on November 10, 2013, at the Belasco Theatre.

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Shakespeare Times Two! Richard III and Twelfth Night Open on Broadway, Starring Mark Rylance

Shakespeare Times Two! Richard III and Twelfth Night Open on Broadway, Starring Mark Rylance
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A pair of amazing, unmissable Shakespeare productions have arrived on Broadway, both starring two-time Tony winner Mark Rylance. On November 10, the Belasco Theatre was the place to be, as Rylance and an all-male company from Shakespeare's Globe in London celebrated opening day (six hours’ worth) of the two shows. Click through Broadway.com’s photo op to see two curtain ...

Twelfth Night and Richard III, Starring Tony Winner Mark Rylance, Open on Broadway

Twelfth Night and Richard III, Starring Tony Winner Mark Rylance, Open on Broadway

The all-male productions of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night and Richard III, which are being performed in repertory at Broadway's Belasco Theatre, both open November 10. Directed by Tim Carroll, two-time Tony winner Mark Rylance stars as Olivia in Twelfth Night and the title role in Richard III.

The Broadway debut of Shakespeare's Globe productions, Twelfth Night tells the tale of Olivia's ...

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Paul Chahidi on His Gender-Bending Star Turn in Twelfth Night & Exploring New York With His Family

Paul Chahidi on His Gender-Bending Star Turn in Twelfth Night & Exploring New York With His Family

Age and Hometown: 44; Oxford, England

Current Roles: A scene-stealing Broadway debut as witty maid Maria in Twelfth Night, plus dual roles Hastings and Tyrrell in Richard III.

Ladies First: Audiences can’t get enough of Paul Chahidi’s hilariously imperious Maria, especially in tandem with two-time Tony winner Mark Rylance as his “mistress,” Olivia. “I felt a huge responsibility,” ...

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Stephen Fry Goes on The Colbert Report to Talk Being the Real Hero of Twelfth Night & His Devil Beard

Stephen Fry Goes on The Colbert Report to Talk Being the Real Hero of Twelfth Night & His Devil Beard

Stephen Fry might already be a celebrated actor, screenwriter, author, playwright, journalist, poet, comedian, television presenter, film director and activist, but he's just now making his Broadway debut as Malvolio in William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. The British star dropped by The Colbert Report on October 24 for a fun but in-depth interview that covers everything from why Malvolio is the ...

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Director Tim Carroll on Making 17th Century-Style Theatrical Magic in Twelfth Night and Richard III

Director Tim Carroll on Making 17th Century-Style Theatrical Magic in Twelfth Night and Richard III

Most directors wouldn’t be happy staging Shakespeare with the limitations imposed by the original Globe Theatre, circa 1600: men playing women; minimal scenery; performances lit by candlelight. Tim Carroll, who spent six years as associate director at London’s re-creation of the Globe, came to embrace the magic in what he calls “looking back to go forwards.” In addition to ...

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All-Male Twelfth Night, Starring Tony Winner Mark Rylance, Begins Broadway Performances

All-Male Twelfth Night, Starring Tony Winner Mark Rylance, Begins Broadway Performances

Harking back to Shakespeare's era, when women were barred from the stage, the all-male cast of the Bard's Twelfth Night  begins performances October 15 at the Belasco Theatre. The Broadway debut of Shakespeare's Globe productions, the show stars two-time Tony winner Mark Rylance as Olivia and will officially open on November 10.

The play tells the story of Olivia's ...

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Tickets Now on Sale for Twelfth Night and Richard III, Starring Tony Winner Mark Rylance

Tickets Now on Sale for Twelfth Night and Richard III, Starring Tony Winner Mark Rylance

Tickets are now on sale for the all-male Shakespeare's Globe productions of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night and Richard III, which will be performed in repertory beginning October 15 at Broadway's Belasco Theatre. Starring two-time Tony winner Mark Rylance as Olivia in Twelfth Night and the title role in Richard III, the plays' official opening night is set for November 10, directed ...

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Broadway Casting Complete for Twelfth Night and Richard III, Starring Mark Rylance

Broadway Casting Complete for Twelfth Night and Richard III, Starring Mark Rylance

Complete casting has been announced for the all-male Shakespeare's Globe productions of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night and Richard III, which will be performed in repertory beginning October 15 at Broadway's Belasco Theatre. Starring Mark Rylance as Olivia in Twelfth Night and the title role in Richard III, the plays will celebrate opening night on November 10, directed by Tim Carroll.

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Olivier Award Nominee Paul Chahidi Will Recreate His Performances in Twelfth Night and Richard III For Broadway

Olivier Award Nominee Paul Chahidi Will Recreate His Performances in Twelfth Night and Richard III For Broadway

New York audiences will have the opportunity to see Olivier Award nominee Paul Chahidi’s show-stealing performance as wicked maid Maria in the Broadway production of Twelfth Night, as well as his Hastings and Tyrell in Richard III. Chahidi joins previously announced stars Mark Rylance, Stephen Fry and Samuel Barnett in the all-male repertory productions of Twelfth Night and Richard III ...

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