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Theater Review (NYC Broadway): ‘Farinelli and the King’ with Mark Rylance

mark rylance farinelli and the king broadway

Well played all around, this Shakespeare's Globe production is blessed with the preternaturally naturalistic Rylance, whose severely manic-depressive and sometimes delusional King Philippe V of Spain is both brilliantly imagined and pulsatingly real.

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Theater Review (NYC): ‘Desperate Measures’ – Exceptional, Rollicking Fun at The York Theatre

Nick Wyman, Peter Saide, Emma Degerstedt, Lauren Molina Conor Ryan, Gary Marachek, Desperate Measures, Measure for Measure, York Theatre

The comical plot of Shakespeare's 'Measure for Measure' radiates hilarity and melodic, witty grace in this glorious musical. Clever, comedic twists run rampant, and this high farce, set to an illustrative musical score, both appealing and profound, delivers moment-to-moment joyous excitement.

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