Sir Peter Hall Dies: ‘Amadeus’ Director And Royal Shakespeare Company Founder Was 86

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Peter Hall, founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company and a former Director of the National Theatre, has died. A renowned stage, opera, film and television director — and the father of actress Rebecca Hall — he passed away on Monday surrounded by his family, the National Theatre said. He was 86. The NT will dim its lights this evening in memory of Hall’s life and work. In 1960, at age 29, Hall founded the RSC, which he led until 1968. The company “realised his pioneering…