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  1. Theater Review: A Rare Jersey 'Devil'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Wall Street Journal

    ... at one time was popular enough to have been turned into a film starring Kirk Douglas, Burt Lancaster and Laurence Olivier. The Irish Repertory Theatre gave it a splendid miniature staging in 2007, but otherwise it hasn't received a high-profile ...

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  2. An entertaining odd couple: Patrick Marmion reviews Miss Julie/Black ComedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Daily Mail

    ... his prospective colonel father-in-law during a power cut at his South Kensington garret. Were it not that Laurence Olivier and theatre critic Kenneth Tynan coupled them together 50 years ago, for the National Theatre in Chichester, you'd dismiss the ...

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  3. Suzy Miller combines dance and Shakespeare at SLO Little TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | New Times SLO

    ... the lights darken, and a slideshow about Shakespeare's cultural legacy begins that ranges in subject from Laurence Olivier to The Simpsons . This is, more or less, how Miller and Metchik's show works - dance number, info session, comedy sketch, ...

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  4. Martin Freeman shows his nasty side in a tight, taut, chilling Richard IIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Radio Times

    Some of our greatest actors have taken on the role of Shakespeare's cruellest, nastiest English King. Laurence Olivier, Anthony Sher, Kenneth Branagh, Ian McKellen.... and now Sherlock's Martin Freeman, who here shows he can do base and vile ...

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  5. Zac Efron Officially Goes Bi, Plus Eight Other Modern Celebrity CouplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | Queerty

    ... mean lots and lots of hanky panky between the couple, and maybe even some kinky threesomes. English actor Laurence Olivier married Oscar-winning actress Vivien Leigh in 1940. Not only was Olivier reportedly bisexual in real life, but he also played ...

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  6. Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of QUARTET at The Old GlobeRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... at the cast below! The acting company includes Roger Forbes (Wilfred Bond; the National Theatre under Sir Laurence Olivier , London's Garrick and Cambridge Theatres, founding member of Geva Theatre in New York), Globe Associate Artist Robert Fox ...

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  7. Roger Forbes, Elizabeth Franz, Robert Foxworth and Jill Tanner to...Read the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... - August 24, 2014. The acting company includes Roger Forbes (Wilfred Bond; the National Theatre under Sir Laurence Olivier , London's Garrick and Cambridge Theatres, founding member of Geva Theatre in New York), Globe Associate Artist Robert Fox ...

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  8. BWW Reviews: DeSoto Family Theatre Storms the Barricades With Les MisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... many versions of HAMLET - from Kenneth Branagh to Derek Jacobi to Richard Chamberlain to Mel Gibson to Sir Laurence Olivier to Ethan Hawke to Nicol Williamson : I've seen them all, and enjoyed some particular element of one performance over another. ...

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  9. 'Vicious': Ian McKellan admits his schoolboy crush on Derek JacobiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 6 | Zap2it.com

    ... very successful actor. He was Dr. Who's 10th most popular villain of all time. But he puts on airs as if Laurence Olivier groveled before him. Jacobi is the long-suffering Stuart, who so adores his egomaniacal lover that he takes a job at a ...

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  10. Rosalie Craig and Shaun Evans to Lead Miss Julie and Black Comedy at...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 3 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... 2014. His association with Chichester dates back to 1964 when The Royal Hunt of the Sun was commissioned by Laurence Olivier , the Theatre's first Artistic Director. This was followed by Black Comedy which was commissioned by legendary dramaturg ...

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  11. Peter Cowie on Laurence OlivierRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | SFGate

    Laurence Olivier rehearses his role of Archie Rice in John Osborne's play 'The Entertainer'.

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  12. Shakespearean ClownsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... and is transformed by Puck into the donkey-headed lover of spellbound Titania. in 1970, at the request of Laurence Olivier , Dale joined the British National Theatre as a leading actor. That year, he played Launcelot Gobbo in The Merchant of Venice ...

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  13. Michael Lear: Part OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 29 | Enter Stage Right

    ... Scofield and Canada's divinely gifted William Hutt . The third most important actor in my consciousness, Laurence Olivier , entered my life in 1964 with his performance, with London's National Theater, of Othello. Nonetheless, I entered acting ...

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  14. Shakespeare Double Bill at The Rose PlayhouseRead the original story

    Friday Jun 27 | IndieLondon

    These were the words recorded by Sir Lawrence Olivier in his last public speech made in 1989 on behalf of The Rose shortly before he died.

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  15. Poet documents 25 years of life in pubRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 25 | Kidderminster Shuttle

    ... s family roots in the area as far back as 1780. His interest in poetry was inspired by a school trip to see Laurence Olivier's portrayal of Richard III in the 1950s and he has written more than 500 poems and prose in total.

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  16. NZSO celebrates Shakespeare's 450th birthdayRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 25 | Scoop

    ... Shakespeare's great histories. This Oscar nominated score was composed for the epic 1944 film starring Sir Laurence Olivier, who said the music had "more guts, more spunk, more attack and more venom than one would have thought was hidden in Walton's ...

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  17. Pub Poet: Tony Smith has written Pub Lives in Poetry.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 25 | Kidderminster Shuttle

    ... s family roots in the area as far back as 1780. His interest in poetry was inspired by a school trip to see Laurence Olivier's portrayal of Richard III in the 1950s and he has written more than 500 poems and prose in total.

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  18. The Forgotten Great Theatres Of LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2014 | Londonist

    ... World War, sustaining only minor damage during a 1944 raid, before coming under the management of Sir Laurence Olivier and his wife Vivien Leigh. These icons of British theatre brought further acclaim to St James's, starring in critically-acclaimed ...

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  19. My Hampstead: Actress Georgia Slowe on estate agents and meeting Laurence OlivierRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 19 | Ham and High

    Actress Georgia Slowe, a former Emmerdale star and Royal Shakespeare Company member, recently wrote, produced and acted in the short film Four Tails, a comedy about four dog walkers which was filmed on Hampstead Heath.

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  20. Arts NewsRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 19 | Sunday Herald

    EACH year since the 80th birthday of Lord Olivier, the Society of London Theatre awards 16 bursaries to students studying in drama schools across the UK.

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