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Sam Gold Shakes Up ‘Macbeth’ on Broadway, and Most of Its Pieces Fall Nicely Into Place

The director has earned wide praise for his stripped-down interpretations of both classics and new works, and for embracing nontraditional casting more comprehensively than many of his peers had until recently.

Daniel Craig and Ruth Negga in ‘Macbeth.’ Joan Marcus

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Friday, April 29, 2022

04:05:06 pm

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ELYSA GARDNER

Ms. Gardner has written about theater and music for The New York Times, The Village Voice, Town & Country, Time Out New York, Entertainment Weekly and other publications. She is a board member of the Drama Desk and has served on the jury for the Pulitzer Prize for drama twice, most recently as chair.

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