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Sponsors Pull Support for ‘Julius Caesar’ Amid Trump Controversy

“Serious question, when does ‘art’ become political speech & does that change things?” asked Donald Trump Jr. in a tweet. He was commenting on Public Theater’s new production of “Julius Caesar,” one of the William Shakespeare’s historical drama plays. When does “Julius Caesar” become political? It was political long before it was even written. It […]

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A photo of multiple historic documents (written in calligraphy) scattered about.

Time is Running Out to See ‘Treasures from the Vault’

November 13, 2016 is the last day that Treasures from the Vault will be on display. The exhibit can be viewed at the Morgan Library and Museum and is a collection of historical documents and literary manuscripts. Highlights include letters written by George Washington during the Revolutionary War. Additional features include musical scores written by […]

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Trevor Nunn

Politically Incorrect or Historically Accurate?

Widely renowned theater director Trevor Nunn has been criticized for choosing an all-white cast for his latest Shakespearean production, The Wars of the Roses. Actors’ union Equity has slammed the play as well as the Arts Council England for the play’s lack of diversity. Nunn says that the all-white casting was done deliberately as an […]

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