Was Shakespeare a fraud? That's the premise of 'Anonymous,' which bends history in classic Hollywood fashion.
'Cardenio,' a seldom-staged work attributed by some to the Bard, opens May 10 in Cambridge, Mass.
In Southern California, an ambitious Festival of New American Musicals aims to generate new great works to replace the constantly recycled old ones.
James McBride's new novel tells of a runaway slave who encounters slavery in many different forms.