Monday, June 16, 2014

Private Lives, a classy Coward comedy very well played by Jon Boughtin

Everyone knows a couple like these two. They’re passionate and interesting, worldly and deeply into one another.  They’re the couple that causes people to remark “I just love the two …

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Friday, June 13, 2014

Theatre Review: ‘Private Lives’ at Shakespeare Theatre Company by Roger Catlin

You’d be hard pressed to find a better night at the theater than the terrific production of Private Lives at the Shakespeare Theatre Company. Doffing the Bard in a season where they’ve p…

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014

‘Private Lives’: Old flames burn bright by Peter Marks

That breeze wafting through the Lansburgh Theatre is the air of soigne craftsmanship, borne on the currents of director Maria Aitken’s suavely-attired revival of Noel Coward’s evergreen …

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Sunday, June 8, 2014

Review: (Toronto / Theatre) Cineastas (Luminato) by The Charlebois Post

(photo by Carlos Furman)Fictions of Citiesby Kallee LinsEven while acknowledging that artists in the context of a festival like Luminato are rarely responsible for the content of their marke…

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Thursday, June 5, 2014

Hotel, National Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Posh hotels are good settings for drama. They look cool, feel alien and can soon acquire a sense of claustrophobic intensity. Most importantly, in real life they feel like stage sets. Playwr…

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Thursday, May 29, 2014

Bianca Amato and James Waterston Lead Shakespeare Theatre's PRIVATE LIVES, Now thru 7/13 by BroadwayWorld

Noel Coward's fast-talking comedy of manners Private Lives will close the Shakespeare Theatre Company's 2013-2014 Season. Directed by Maria Aitken 2009-2010 Season's As You Like It, Private …

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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Glee's Chris Colfer to Play Noel Coward in Biopic; Ian McKellen, Vanessa Redgrave & Jonathan Pryce May Join by Ryan McPhee

He’s gone from screen actor to writer, and now he’s playing a writer on screen! Glee’s Chris Colfer is set to play Noel Coward in an upcoming biopic about the iconic Britis…

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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Theater News: Noël Coward's Private Lives to Close Out Shakespeare Theatre Company Season

Director Maria Aitken lends her Noël Coward expertise to the Washington, D.C. production.

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Bianca Amato and James Waterston Will Lead Shakespeare Theatre's PRIVATE LIVES, 5/29-7/13 by BroadwayWorld

Noel Coward's fast-talking comedy of manners Private Lives will close the Shakespeare Theatre Company's 2013-2014 Season. Directed by Maria Aitken 2009-2010 Season's As You Like It, Private …

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Monday, April 14, 2014

Do the British care about privacy? by James Graham

After his hit political play This House, the playwright James Graham is looking at the erosion of our private lives in his upcoming piece for the Donmar Warehouse. Here he explains why

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Friday, April 11, 2014

Watch scenes from the Olivier-nominated Private Lives starring Toby Stephens and Anna Chancellor video by Guardian Staff

Jonathan Kent's production of Noël Coward's classic comedy Private Lives for Chichester Festival theatre has been nominated for Olivier awards for best actress (Anna Chancellor) and best re…

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Noël Coward's Private Lives - Available now on Digital Theatre - Elyot and Amanda talk love by Digital Theatre

Noël Coward's Private Lives - Available now on Digital Theatre - Elyot and Amanda talk love Find out more at www.digitaltheatre.com/production/details/noel-coward-private-lives Th…

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Noël Coward's Private Lives - Available now on Digital Theatre - Elyot and Amanda meet by Digital Theatre

Noël Coward's Private Lives - Available now on Digital Theatre - Elyot and Amanda meet Find out more at www.digitaltheatre.com/production/details/noel-coward-private-lives The Chi…

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Private Lives Watchalong - 16th April 2014 by Digital Theatre

Private Lives Watchalong - 16th April 2014 Join audiences worldwide for the Private Lives Global Watchalong. Press play at 7pm BST and Tweet along using #PrivateLives. Download your produc…

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Private lives by Luke Harding

Playwright James Graham and artistic director Josie Rourke had been contemplating a play on the impact of the digital revolution and then Snowden came along. Luke Harding speaks to themWith…

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Monday, March 24, 2014

Win tickets to Noel Coward’s Private Lives, Tuesday, March 25 by Lorraine Treanor

DCTS has partnered with Angelika Mosaic Film Center in Fairfax, Virginia to offer you free tickets to the latest screenings of opera, ballet and theatre from around the world. We have 3 pair…

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Blithe Spirit review: The play's the thing in a fine Noël Coward revival by Michael Billington

Gielgud, LondonAngela Lansbury is back on a London stage after nearly 40 years, but her presence has a faintly distorting effectGood as it is to see Angela Lansbury back on a London stage af…

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Monday, March 10, 2014

Olivier awards nominations see female directors outnumber men for first time

Maria Friedman, Susan Stroman and Lyndsey Turner do battle with the sole man, Richard Eyre, for the prestigious theatre gongFor the first 15 years of the Olivier theatre awards, between 1976…

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Olivier Nominations for 2014 Announced: Chocolate Factory & Merrily We Roll Along Lead the Pack by Broadway.com

The nominations for the 2014 Olivier Awards, the West End’s equivalent of Broadway’s Tonys, were announced March 10, with new musical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and the ac…

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Olivier awards 2014 – full nominations

The complete list of nominees for this year's Olivier awards, celebrating the best of British theatre, dance and opera• Michael Billington: Where are the great new plays?Best actorHenry Go…

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Olivier awards 2014: musicals lead nominations by Mark Brown

Small Almeida theatre is nominated in 10 categories, while women dominate best director nominations• Full list of nominations• Michael Billington: Where are the great new plays?One new m…

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Olivier awards 2014: where are the great new plays? by Michael Billington

Lucy Kirkwood's Chimerica stands head and shoulders above the other nominees. This year's lineup confirms that British theatre's current success lies more in interpretation than in original …

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

News: (Winnipeg) Royal MTC announces 2014-15 season (Press release) by The Charlebois Post

ROYAL MTC LAUNCHES 2014-2015 SEASONCabaret, The Heart of Robin Hood, Private Lives among stories that are set to delight and transform audiences   WINNIPEG, FEBRUARY 28, 2014 - Fro…

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Thursday, February 27, 2014

Noël Coward's Private Lives - Starring Toby Stephens and Anna Chancellor - Digital Theatre by Digital Theatre

Noël Coward's Private Lives - Starring Toby Stephens and Anna Chancellor - Digital Theatre Watch the full production online now at http://bit.ly/1hrOg1v From: Digital Theatre Views…

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Perth Festival: Barking Gecko’s ONEFIVEZEROSEVEN by Cicely Binford

There is an average of 1507 things in the rooms of the 1200 young Australians that Barking Gecko profiled in their online platform The Generator Project, and it’s this number that playwrig…

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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

'Song At Twilight' Cast Talks About 'Outing' During Noel Coward's Era by Frank Rizzo

Mark Lamos, Brian Murray Reflect On Private Lives In Play At Hartford Stage Arguably, Noel Coward's most famous play is the witty still-in-love divorce comedy, "Private Lives."

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Charles Ludlam’s The Mystery of Irma Vep to be Revived Off-Broadway, Starring Arnie Burton and Robert Sella by Broadway.com

Charles Ludlam’s The Mystery of Irma Vep is to have a 30th anniversary revival starring Arnie Burton and Robert Sella. Directed by Everett Quinton, the show will run April 10 through M…

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Friday, February 21, 2014

Kenneth Tynan on demolishing Noël Coward – and then dining with him by Kenneth Tynan

In this extract originally published in the Observer on 1 April 1973 following Coward's death, Kenneth Tynan remembers a chance encounter with the playwrightExit a man with a talent to amuse…

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Private Lives, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh by Thom Dibdin

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh: Crisp in its physicality and punctilious in its delivery, Private Lives at the Royal Lyceum brings out the full verve of Noel Coward's marvellous script…

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Private Lives – review by Mark Fisher

Royal Lyceum, EdinburghPerformances of a very high order bring Noël Coward's comedy about mismatched lovers to gutsy, excruciating lifeIt's the climactic scene, in which Noël Coward's mism…

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