. . . over this news. The Royal Shakespeare Company is coming to New York for six weeks in 2011. And they're bringing five plays. Most shocking of all, it has been revealed that a full 40% of the RSC's fundraising comes from America.
Not surprisingly, the usual suspects are apoplectic. How dare anyone imply that America is hungry for great classical theatre, and that New York just doesn't supply it? Right. For my part, I'm already whipping out the old checkbook!