Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Review: Good People, Noel Coward Theatre by Daniel Harrison

It would be possible for an audience to leave content enough with having experienced the fizzling layer of warmth and humour that pins together Good People. Yet dig a little deeper, and you …

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Review: Good People (Noel Coward Theatre)

Jonathan Kent's production of David Lindsay-Abaire's Tony-winning drama, starring Imelda Staunton as a downtrodden Bostonian, transfers to the West End

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 by Susan Grace

  Today’s Highlights: * David Lindsay-Abaire’s Good People, directed by Jonathan Kent, featuring Imelda Staunton, Lloyd Owen, Lorraine Ashbourne, Matthew Barker, Susan Brow…

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Monday, April 14, 2014

Features: Theatre highlights of the week: Imelda Staunton in Good People and Relative Values with Rory Bremner

The RSC get busy for Shakespeare's 450th birthday with The Roaring Girl and Henry IV, Part I and II opening this week

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Odds & Ends: Hollywood Awards Kristin, Ingmar Bergman's Stage Adaptation & Good People are Found for the West End by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Kristin Chenoweth Inducted Into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame Kristin Chenoweth will be inducted into the Hollywood Bow…

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Friday, March 21, 2014

London Odds & Ends: Gemma Arterton to Host Oliviers; Imelda Staunton & Bunbury Return to the West End by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of London stories today. Good People, Starring Imelda Staunton, to Transfer to West End David Lindsay-Abaire's Good People, starring Imelda Staunton and Ll…

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Production News: Hampstead Theatre’s Good People to replace The Full Monty in the West End by Matthew Hemley

Hampstead Theatre’s production of Good People is to replace The Full Monty at the Noel Coward Theatre. David Lindsay-Abaire’s play will run at the venue for 10 weeks from April 10, with …

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Theatre News: Good People starring Imelda Staunton confirms West End transfer

The production will follow The Full Monty at the Noel Coward Theatre from 15 April

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Second Annual St. Louis Theater Circle Awards by Andrea

Well, another celebration of St. Louis theatre is in the books, a wonderful time was had by all, and I had quite a headache Tuesday morning. :) Seriously though, the talent in this town is s…

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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Theater Review: Off the West End, New Battles of the Sexes by Matt Wolf

Three plays explore the travails of a former, a current and a yet-to-be couple: “Good People,” “The One” and “Variation on a Theme.”    

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Gossip: Good People with Imelda Staunton heading for Noel Coward after Hampstead?

David Lindsay-Abaire acclaimed play could be set to follow The Full Monty

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Saturday, March 15, 2014

The Abominable Snowman, March 15, 2014 by The Charlebois Post

The ensemble cast of Glengarry Glen Ross at Montreal’s Segal Theatre (L to R):  Tristan D. Lalla, Mike Paterson, Brett Watson, Daniel Lillford, R.H. Thomson, Michel Perron and Graham …

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creating a/broad, March 15, 2014 by The Charlebois Post

I've Got a Lot Invested in My Press Releaseby Cameryn Moore@camerynmooreIf you’re following along with my DIY, self-produced-touring artist journey, then you know that last week I was work…

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Thursday, March 13, 2014

Review: "Good People" from Curious Theatre Company by Lisa Kennedy

The trashy alleyway behind a bargain store may be an odd place for an office meeting.

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Camden People's theatre – a sanctuary, playground and repair shop

In its 20th anniversary year, theatre-makers, performers and former artistic directors at Camden People's theatre remember high times, leaky loos and endless experimentationRunning a small v…

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Sunday, March 9, 2014

Good People, at Hampstead Theatre by Tim Walker

Imelda Staunton stars in an intelligent, stylish, new play at Hampstead Theatre about living on the wrong side of South Boston's tracks, says Tim Walker    

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Saturday, March 8, 2014

Good People; Versailles; Orlando – review by Susannah Clapp

Hampstead; Donmar, London; Royal Exchange, ManchesterImelda Staunton is whip-sharp in a great new US play about class. Peter Gill roots his drama in argument. And Orlando fliesThere are no s…

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Thursday, March 6, 2014

Good People, Hampstead Theatre, London by Mark Shenton

Hampstead Theatre, London: The opening scene of David Lindsay-Abaire's tough yet tender play Good People is set in an alley behind a dollar store in South Boston. The shop manager is fi…

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Good People, theatre review: Imelda Staunton magnificent as tough single mother

American dramatist David Lindsay-Abaire first sprang to our attention on this side of the Atlantic when, in 2004, Sam Mendes chose to launch a new production company with Fuddy Meers, a rele…

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Good People review – 'Imelda Staunton fills a cracking lead role to perfection' by Michael Billington

Hampstead theatre, LondonDavid Lindsay-Abaire's tale of a working-class single mum explores social mobility in the US with compelling resultsI sometimes fret at the Americanisation of Britis…

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Review: Good People (Hampstead Theatre)

David Lindsay-Abaire's Tony-winning play receives its UK premiere starring Imelda Staunton

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Good People, Hampstead Theatre by Aleks Sierz

This venue continues its promotion of American drama with another prize-winning play from across the pond. Hot on the heels of Gina Gionfriddo’s Rapture, Blister, Burn, with its casting of…

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

GOOD PEOPLE Hampstead Theatre, NW3 by Libby Purves

CLASS, RACE, LUCK AND LIES:  AMERICAN AND UNIVERSAL In tough South Boston they approvingly say someone is “Good People”.  It carries a sense not only of individual value but neighbourh…

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Good People, Hampstead Theatre, review by Charles Spencer

David Lindsay-Abaire's beady observation of the class divide constantly rings true, says Charles Spencer    

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

The New Tony Nominations Rule: What If...? by JK

You've probably read about the new rule adopted by the Tony Awards Administration Committee regarding the number of nominees in the four major categories.  Simply, it states that if nin…

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Saturday, March 1, 2014

‘A Quick 5′ with James Sugg by Elliot Lanes

James Sugg is currently the composer and musical supervisor for Mother Courage and her Children at Arena Stage. His previous Arena Stage design credits include Good People, The Chosen and Lo…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

A Blithe Dame, Fatal Sex and Desert Drama Unfold in the March London Datebook by Matt Wolf

March is very busy in London as several high-profile actors take the stage. This month’s offerings include the return of Angela Lansbury to the West End after four (!) decades away, Ro…

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Saturday, February 22, 2014

Good People, Never Try This At Home, Tyne: what to see at the theatre this week by Lyn Gardner, Mark Cook

Good People | Never Try This At Home | Tyne | Of Mice And Men, | Hairspray | Urinetown – The MusicalGood People, LondonThis week sees Oscar nominee and Olivier award-winner Imelda Staunton…

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Monday, February 17, 2014

Arts funding: I’ve seen the future of theatre… by Simon Tait

On Thursday I saw the future, and it doesn’t work. A simplistic, glib and over-cynical response, the good people at Nesta will say, but when a plea has to go out for someone who can...

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Thursday, February 13, 2014

Rude Mechs pre-show ritual: "We're all really good people" by Lincoln Center Theater

Rude Mechs pre-show ritual: "We're all really good people" Watch a Rude Mechs pre-show ritual before a performance of STOP HITTING YOURSELF, playing now through February 23 on…

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Friday, January 24, 2014

Russian theater parody by Elizabeth Wollman

Good people, have you seen this? Because if you haven't, you must. Go. Go now. Watch. It's as good and as brilliant and as effective as this--if not more so.You're welcome.

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