Review: ‘The Royal Family of Broadway,’ This Time in Song

Review: ‘The Royal Family of Broadway,’ This Time in Song

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — There’s a motive nice supply materials typically makes dangerous musicals. The stronger the unique, the extra tenaciously it resists translation to a different medium. Still, successes like “My Fair Lady” and “Carousel,” to call two presently distinguished counterexamples, maintain tempting massive skills to imagine they’ll work the identical magic. I’m sorry to […]

Prince William Lands in Jordan for ‘Historic’ Middle East Trip

Prince William Lands in Jordan for ‘Historic’ Middle East Trip

In all three locations, he’s anticipated to hobnob with younger entrepreneurs, examine the tech and media sectors, go to historic websites and meet with senior political and non secular leaders, in addition to with leaders in enterprise, civil society, the humanities, media and different industries. Itinerary Highlights Jordan: William left Britain on Sunday morning, touchdown […]

What Would Shakespeare Have Made of Donald Trump?

What Would Shakespeare Have Made of Donald Trump?

TYRANT Shakespeare on PoliticsBy Stephen Greenblatt212 pp. W.W. Norton & Company. $21.95. Is Shakespeare our modern? Stephen Greenblatt would have us imagine he’s. Tormented by the rise to energy of the present occupant of the White House, he has discerned in it a sample chillingly harking back to that of the tyrants of the creator […]

Stung by a Boy’s Suffering, U.K. Reviews Medical Marijuana Rules

Stung by a Boy’s Suffering, U.Ok. Reviews Medical Marijuana Rules

LONDON — Britain’s residence secretary, Sajid Javid, ordered a assessment on Tuesday of the nation’s coverage on the medical use of marijuana, days after a 12-year-old’s cannabis-based epilepsy drugs was confiscated at Heathrow Airport, prompting a nationwide dialogue because the boy fought life-threatening seizures and politicians procrastinated. The boy, Billy Caldwell, suffers from standing epilepticus, […]

Review: A Cool-Tempered ‘Othello’ for Warm Central Park Nights

Review: A Cool-Tempered ‘Othello’ for Warm Central Park Nights

Watching the Public Theater’s new “Othello” is like being on a blind date that, whereas completely nice, is rarely going to ignite into ardour. Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s elegantly staged manufacturing, which opened on Monday evening at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, is handsome, well-spoken and clever, as simple on the ears as it’s on the […]

William Reese, Leading Seller of Rare Books, Is Dead at 62

William Reese, Leading Seller of Rare Books, Is Dead at 62

Black Angus cattle had been raised on the Reese farm, however William had no want to be a cattleman himself. Instead, he revealed his first bibliographic research, “Six Score: The 120 Best Books on the Range Cattle Industry,” whereas he was nonetheless an undergraduate. Of “Memorial Sketch of the First National Convention of Cattlemen, Held […]

Review: ‘Red Card’ Tells a Tale With Parallels to the Russia Investigation

Review: ‘Red Card’ Tells a Tale With Parallels to the Russia Investigation

A basic drawback with many white-collar-crime dramas is the customarily technical and unintuitive nature of the underlying misconduct. Collusion and insider buying and selling, for instance, may be unlawful below surprisingly slender circumstances. Luckily for each Mr. Bensinger and the reader, the FIFA scandal concerned old style and extremely intuitive vote shopping for, bribery, payoffs […]

The ‘Lone Mujahid,’ Who Threatened Prince George, Pleads Guilty

The ‘Lone Mujahid,’ Who Threatened Prince George, Pleads Guilty

LONDON — In a shocking courtroom reversal, Husnain Rashid, a self-described jihadist accused of encouraging a terrorist assault on the varsity of Four-year-old Prince George, the third in line to the British throne, modified his plea on Thursday and admitted a collection of terrorism offenses that would deliver life imprisonment. The case fused two conflicting […]

Blind to Race, Gender and Disability, Shakespeare’s Globe Goes a New Way

Blind to Race, Gender and Disability, Shakespeare’s Globe Goes a New Way

LONDON — Shakespeare’s Globe might have had a spring cleansing, however don’t for a second assume that the deservedly in style playhouse is taking part in it secure. You might be forgiven for anticipating a conservative, back-to-basics strategy following the controversial creative tenure of Emma Rice, who parted company with the theater in 2017 after […]