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

Shakespeare's comedy, along with five other Bard plays, will come to American cinemas via Globe on Screen.

One of the highlights of the 2013-14 Broadway season was the Shakespeare's Globe revival of Twelfth Night, which earned its star, Mark Rylance, his third Tony Award for his luminous performance as the love-struck Olivia. If you were bummed that you missed Tim Carroll's delightful production, which also starred Tony nominees Stephen Fry and Paul Chahidi as Malvolio and Maria, you're in luck. As part of the company's Globe on Screen initiative, Twelfth Night will hit American cinemas, filmed in HD under the stars at the Globe in London's South Bank, beginning September 16.

And that's not all Globe on Screen has in store. The company will also present five other titles from their catalog in U.S. movie theaters throughout the fall. Here's a preview of what's in store.


Stephen Fry as Malvolio and Mark Rylance as Olivia in Tim Carroll's production of Twelfth Night.
(photo courtesy of the production)

Twelfth Night
In theaters from Tuesday, September 16
Director: Tim Carroll
Principal cast: Mark Rylance as Olivia, Stephen Fry as Malvolio, Paul Chahidi as Maria, Johnny Flynn as Viola, Samuel Barnett as Sebastian


Jamie Parker as Henry V in Dominic Dromgoole's production of Henry V.
(© Stephen Vaughan)

Henry V
In theaters from Tuesday, September 30
Director: Dominic Dromgoole
Principal cast: Jamie Parker as Henry V, Sam Cox as Pistol, Olivia Ross as Princess Katherine


Samantha Spiro as Katherina and Simon Paisley Day as Petruchio on The Taming of the Shrew, directed by Toby Frow.
(© Manuel Harlan)

The Taming of the Shrew
In theaters from Tuesday, October 14
Director: Toby Frow
Principal cast: Samantha Spiro as Katharina, Simon Paisley Day as Petruchio


Roger Allam as Prospero and Colin Morgan as Ariel in Jeremy Herrin's staging of The Tempest.
(© Marc Brenner)

The Tempest
In theaters from Tuesday, October 28
Director: Jeremy Herrin
Principal cast: Roger Allam as Prospero, Colin Morgan as Ariel, Jessie Buckley as Miranda


Joseph Millson and Samatha Spiro as Macbeth and Lady Macbeth in Eve Best's production of Macbeth.
(© Ellie Kurttz)

Macbeth
In theaters from Tuesday, November 11
Director: Eve Best
Principal cast: Joseph Millson as Macbeth, Samantha Spiro as Lady Macbeth


Pearce Quigley as Bottom and Michelle Terry as Titania in A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Dominic Dromgoole.
(© John Haynes)

A Midsummer Night's Dream
In theaters from Thursday, December 4
Director: Dominic Dromgoole
Principal cast: Michelle Terry as Titania, John Light as Oberon, Olivia Ross as Hermia, Sarah MacRae as Helena, Joshua Silver as Demetrius, Luke Thompson as Lysander, Pearce Qugley as Bottom

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