NEW YORK – Millions of the Tolkien faithful around the world are eagerly awaiting the prospect of Sir Ian McKellen as the wizard Gandalf in the film version of The Lord of the Rings. Whatever McKellen does on the screen when the film opens Dec. 19, it’s hard to imagine him matching the spellbinding power of his plunge into the tortured soul of Edgar in August Strindberg’s Dance of Death. [More]

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