Monthly Archives: March 2013

Jonathan Cake Interviewed on Backstage

Written on March 7, 2013 at 5:48 pm, by

“CAKE has been preparing to play Benedick in William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing since he was 9 years old. He even earned trophies for his performance. ‘I would compete against other snotty nosed young kids for trophies doing speeches of Shakespeare,’ says Cake, chatting before an evening performance at the Duke Theater, where Theatre…Read More »

In Performance: Maggie Siff and Jonathan Cake

Written on March 5, 2013 at 3:42 pm, by

‘Much Ado’ reviewed in New York Magazine

Written on March 5, 2013 at 1:49 pm, by

By Scott Brown “Mad Men’s (and Sons of Anarchy’s) Maggie Siff and Brideshead Revisited’s Jonathan Cake joust delightfully in a mostly solid, sweetly simple, gently cheering Much Ado About Nothing from director Arin Arbus and Theater for a New Audience. Siff follows up (but doesn’t repeat) her take-no-shit Kate from last year’s Taming of the Shrew — and meets her goofball…Read More »