The Merchant Of Venice

Pacino Pays Tribute To Co-stars After Tony Loss

17th June 2011 -

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Al Pacino refused to be downhearted after missing out on a Tony Award for his role in The Merchant Of Venice and paid tribute to his co-stars in a moving speech after the New York...

Book Of Mormon Leads Tony Award Nominations

3rd May 2011 -

 News

'The Book of Mormon' is leading the 2011 Tony Award nominations.The musical comedy - devised by the creators of 'South Park' - has earned a total of 14 nods, including for Best Musical, Best Direction...

The Things They Say 20753

13th March 2011 -

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"He told me, 'It's a ruthless business, and you're potentially destined for a life of unhappiness, financial instability, jealousy and paranoia.' But then he realised I was serious, and said, 'OK, got for it.'" Actor...

The Things They Say 20393

17th February 2011 -

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"I don't think anyone redeems themselves in that play. I've never liked it. I was honoured to be in it, but I don't like the play." DAME JUDI DENCH isn't a fan of SHAKESPEARE's THE...

Sandler Used Google To Help Understand Pacino Play

14th February 2011 -

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Comedian ADAM SANDLER struggled to understand the plot behind AL PACINO's Broadway production of THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, and had to use his cell phone to look up the meanings behind the Shakespearean language.The Big...

Broadway Bosses Extend Pacino's Run

21st December 2010 -

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AL PACINO will be back on Broadway in February (11) after agreeing to extend his critically-acclaimed run in THE MERCHANT OF VENICE.The Godfather star tackles the role of money-lender Shylock, opposite actress Lily Rabe in...

Broadway Bosses Want To Extend Pacino Run

19th November 2010 -

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Broadway producers are in talks with AL PACINO to extend his critically acclaimed run in THE MERCHANT OF VENICE.The Godfather star tackles the role of money-lender Shylock, opposite actress Lily Rabe in the Shakespeare play,...

Pacino's Merchant Wins High Praise From Broadway Critics

15th November 2010 -

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AL PACINO has won rave reviews for his Broadway performance in THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, with critics praising the Hollywood actor's turn as "dynamic" and one of the best of the season.The Godfather star tackles...

Pacino's Merchant Postponed

5th November 2010 -

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Preview showings of AL PACINO's Broadway production of THE MERCHANT OF VENICE have been postponed so actress LILY RABE can deal with a private family matter.Rabe, who plays wealthy Portia in the Shakespeare play, has...

Pacino's Merchant Is A Million Dollar Earner

26th October 2010 -

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AL PACINO's new Broadway production of Shakespeare's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE is already earning $1 million (GBP666,670) a week in box office takings.The Oscar winner kicked off the New York revival of the classic play...

Pacino Broadway Bound In Merchant Of Venice

26th July 2010 -

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AL PACINO is heading back to Broadway - for a new production of his hit New York play THE MERCHANT OF VENICE.The actor has dazzled star-studded crowds this summer (10) at Central Park's Delacorte Theater...

Shakespeare Stars Swelter In Heatwave

7th July 2010 -

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Stars appearing in a production of THE MERCHANT OF VENICE in New York's Central Park sweltered onstage on Tuesday night (06Jul10) - with producers handing out cold towels and ice packs in a bid to...

The Things They Say 17069

23rd June 2010 -

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"(He's like a) father figure. He seems to know what I'm going through." Actor JESSE TYLER FERGUSON has been taking tips from AL PACINO while they work together in a production of THE MERCHANT OF...

Pacino Researches In Synagogue

20th May 2010 -

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AL PACINO prepared for his role in an upcoming production of THE MERCHANT OF VENICE by visiting a Jewish temple in New York.The actor is preparing to play Jewish moneylender Shylock in a Public Theater...

British Actor Griffith Jones Dies

7th February 2007 -

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Veteran stage and screen actor GRIFFITH JONES passed away last Tuesday (30JAN07) in London. He was 97. The British actor - born HAROLD JONES - was a revered member of the Royal Shakespeare Company and...

Abdul Debuts New Boyfriend

24th March 2006 -

 News

AMERICAN IDOL judge PAULA ABDUL has bounced back on the dating scene a month after tearfully admitting to DR PHIL MCGRAW on a TV special that she has trouble finding true love. The STRAIGHT UP...

Caine And Moore To Co-Star Again

16th March 2006 -

 News

MICHAEL CAINE and DEMI MOORE will team up for the first time in 12 years when shooting for new heist movie FLAWLESS gets underway. Caine and Moore, who co-starred in 1984's BLAME IT ON RIO,...

Pacino To Play Napoleon

16th August 2005 -

 News

Hollywood legend AL PACINO is gearing up for another career defining role after signing to play NAPOLEON BONAPARTE in a forthcoming biopic of the French emperor. After striking up a successful working relationship with...

Gervais: 'I've Turned Down Fame And Fortune'

20th December 2004 -

 News

RICKY GERVAIS has turned down $18 million (GBP10 million) in earnings from a host of Hollywood roles, because he isn't motivated by money. The British comedian, who shot to fame after writing and starring...

Radford: 'Merchant Of Venice Is Like The Iraq War'

7th December 2004 -

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British director MICHAEL RADFORD has compared his modern take on WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE to the US-led military action in Iraq. The film-maker declared his observations during Sunday (05DEC04) night's premiere of...

Pacino Looking For Brit Career Boost

1st December 2004 -

 News

[Hollywood legend AL PACINO is desperate to appear in a British film or stage play, to "prove" himself as a serious actor. The OSCAR-winning actor spokes of his desire to boost his CV with a...

Crook Refused Entry To Premiere

1st December 2004 -

 News

[British actor MACKENZIE CROOK was refused entry to the London premiere of THE MERCHANT OF VENICE on Monday night (29NOV04), because he didn't have a ticket. The PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star, who appears as...

Gervais Is 'Better' Than Shakespeare

1st December 2004 -

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THE OFFICE creator and star RICKY GERVAIS is a "better writer" than legendary playwright WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, according to his TV co-star MACKENZIE CROOK. PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN actor Crook played down-trodden office worker GARETH...

Pacino Is Best Friends With Prince Charles

30th November 2004 -

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Hollywood icon AL PACINO and British Royal PRINCE CHARLES have become unlikely friends after they met at the Royal Premiere of the actor's documentary LOOKING FOR RICHARD seven years ago (97). The 64-year-old...

The Merchant Of Venice - Released December 3rd - Trailer

15th November 2004 -

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The Merchant Of Venice...

Office Star Left Red-Faced By Pacino

6th February 2004 -

 News

THE OFFICE star MACKENZIE CROOK made a spectacular error when he told his castmates he was too busy filming with AL PACINO to attend the GOLDEN GLOBES - because the legendary actor turned up....

Irons Takes Over From McKellen

13th November 2003 -

 News

SIR IAN McKELLEN has been forced to pull out of a new movie version of SHAKESPEARE's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, and he'll be replaced by JEREMY IRONS. Scheduling problems have prompted McKellen to step...

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