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"Acting Shakespeare" is a one-man show of Shakespearean monologues interspersed with theatrical anecdotes devised and performed by Ian McKellen. McKellen first performed the recital in Scandinavia in 1980 and later performed it throughout the world. It was broadcast by PBS in 1982. For the 1984 Broadway engagement, McKellen received the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding One-Person Show and a Tony Award nomination. He received internationally rave reviews with some calling him "The new Olivier" and "The greatest classical actor of our generation". The most recent performance was in Jersey Opera House in 1990.
"Acting Shakespeare" is a film, directed by Kirk Browning.
Acting Shakespeare is a 1987 theater production of the play by Ian McKellen.
- also known as Ian McKellen: Acting Shakespeare, Ian McKellen Acting Shakespeare
- award: - Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor, Non-Resident Production nomination for Ian McKellen
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A Dictionary of Shakespeare (2005)
by Stanley W. Wells, James Shaw
Acting Shakespeare (1980–3, one-man show), Iago (Stratford- upon-Avon, ...
by Jerry Roberts
Ian McKellan: Acting Shakespeare ( 1982) ...
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Toronto PATH Exploration @ January 1st, 2007
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Acting Shakespeare - Playing With Language
When acting Shakespeare it is very likely that your lines can be played in many different ways - which one should you choose and how can you choose? Here is ...
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