Tuesday, February 23
Elliot Cowan as Macbeth
From Playbill: London's Shakespeare's Globe has announced the casting for the 2010 season. Elliot Cowan will play the title role in a new production of Macbeth that launches the season, opposite Laura Rogers as Lady Macbeth. Cowan, who was last seen on the London stage as Stanley Kowalski in the Donmar Warehouse's production of A Streetcar Named Desire opposite Rachel Weisz, also previously appeared at the Donmar in Michael Grandage's original production of Frost/Nixon, which subsequently transferred to the Gielgud. Other theatre credits include The Revenger's Tragedy (National Theatre) and Don Carlos (Sheffield Theatres and Gielgud Theatre, London). His screen credits include playing Mr. Darcy in the TV drama series "Lost in Austen" and the films "The Golden Compass," "Happy Go Lucky" and "Alexander."