Mark Rylance and Stephen Fry Bring Acclaimed Twelfth Night to the Big Screen

News   Mark Rylance and Stephen Fry Bring Acclaimed Twelfth Night to the Big Screen As part of its "Globe on Screen" season, the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre's Tony-nominated all-male production of Twelfth Night, featuring Mark Rylance and Stephen Fry, will be screened in cinemas.

Mark Rylance in Tweflth Night.
Mark Rylance in Tweflth Night. Photo by Joan Marcus

Along with Twelfth Night, the season will also feature Henry V, The Taming of the Shrew, The Tempest, Macbeth and A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Twelfth Night, which played an extended run on Broadway, will be screened in the United States beginning Sept. 16. The production received a Tony Award for Best Costume Design, going to Jenny Tiramani, as well as nominations for Director (Tim Carroll), Actor (Samuel Barnett), Featured Actor (Paul Chahidi, Mark Rylance, Stephen Fry) and Revival of a Play. Mark Rylance won the Tony for his performance as Olivia.

Read Playbill.com's interview with Mark Rylance on making Tony nominations history here

The history play Henry V, directed by Dominic Dromgoole and starring Jamie Parker, will be screened in the U.S. beginning Sept. 30. The Taming of the Shrew, directed by Toby Frow, is in the U.S. beginning Oct. 14. The Tempest, directed by Jeremy Herrin, is screened beginning Oct. 28. The tragedy Macbeth, directed by Eve Best, is in cinemas beginning Nov. 11. The romantic comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Dominic Dromgoole, is in cinemas beginning Dec. 4.

Visit onscreen.shakespearesglobe.com for more information.

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