Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Richard Easton, Tony-Winning Broadway Veteran, Dies at 86 by Andy Lefkowitz

Richard Easton, a Canadian actor whose two dozen Broadway credits included a Tony-winning turn in an original work by Tom Stoppard, died on December 2, according to The Telegraph. Easton wa…

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Saturday, December 7, 2019

“The Messenger,” Jeff Talbott’s New Play Inspired by an Ibsen Classic, Gets 2020 Reading in Utah by Kenneth Jones

Henrik Ibsen’s classic 1882 play An Enemy of the People, about civic responsibility, greed, mob mentality and public health, gets a fresh spin in Jeff Talbott’s new drama The Messenger, …

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

An Enemy of the People review – Ibsen told as Scandi-noir with Alex Kingston by Mark Lawson

Nottingham PlayhouseSet in a contemporary Norwegian town, the classic is reworked by Rebecca Lenkiewicz to chime with Brexit divisions An accidental trilogy of updatings of Ibsen plays by fe…

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An Enemy of the People review at Nottingham Playhouse – ‘shrewdly judged update’ by Rosemary Waugh

“Lunatic”, “insane”, “mad” – synonyms for crazy pop up regularly in Rebecca Lenkiewicz’s version of Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People.

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Friday, September 13, 2019

The King of Hell’s Palace review – eye-opening look at horrifying corruption in China by Michael Billington

Hampstead theatre, LondonCeleste Den portrays a real-life hero who exposed how local officials were spreading HIV ‘You are an enemy of the people,” a character remarks in Frances Ya-Chu …

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

‘I read this version & I immediately saw the links’: WATCH An Enemy of the People’s leading man Gabriel Akuwudike on why he’s so angry by Featured Content

At the Playground Theatre, Ibsen's 1892 classic An Enemy of the People is currently receiving a very modern, meta-theatrical makeover. In this in-depth interview, Gabriel Akuwudike, who play…

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

‘All the right ingredients for a brilliant show’: AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE – Playground Theatre by Amy Toledano

An Enemy Of The People is an adaptation of the Ibsen play of the same name, but an updated version set in a West London Borough in the shadow of Grenfell Tower.

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

FEATURED SHOW: ★★★★★ reviews are in for An Enemy of the People at the Playground Theatre by Featured Content

What happens when Ibsen's 1892 classic An Enemy of the People is relocated to modern London, played out amongst a group of millennials in the shadow of Grenfell Tower? We've rounded up some …

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

‘A brave, praiseworthy effort to revitalise the original text’: AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE – Playground Theatre by Press Releases

Doubtless many might find it an acquired taste, but this version of An Enemy of the People remains a brave, praiseworthy effort to revitalise the original text, full of talent, provocative o…

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Review: An Enemy of the People, Playground Theatre by Olivia Kiely

Review: An Enemy of the People, Playground Theatre5.0starsI have never read Ibsen’s original text and after watching Jolley Gosnold’s new version of An Enemy of the People, I am glad. I …

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

An Enemy of the People review at Playground Theatre, London – ‘awkward Ibsen update’ by Natasha Sutton Williams

This ill-thought-out adaptation of Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People hits all the wrong notes. It begins with the paper-thin love interest

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Friday, July 5, 2019

FIRST-LOOK PHOTOS: An Enemy of the People blows the whistle on Grenfrell by Press Releases

Ibsen's 1892 classic An Enemy of the People comes crashing into the 21st century with this new London-set version, written and directed by Jolley Gosnold, which officially opens tonight (5 J…

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

‘We demand change’: WATCH extended trailer for post-Grenfell take on An Enemy of the People by Featured Content

Are you ready to get angry? Are you ready to demand change? What are you going to do about it? Watch this extended trailer for a thrilling new version of An Enemy of the People staged next m…

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Monday, June 24, 2019

‘Grenfell isn’t mentioned by name but…’: Writer-adapter Jolley Gosnold on relocating An Enemy of the People to London today by Featured Content

How much will Ibsen's 1892 classic An Enemy of the People resonate in 2019 post-Grenfell, Brexit Britain? How does it play out with younger, politically switched-on protagonists? We caught u…

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Monday, June 3, 2019

NEWS: Gabriel Akuwudike stars in post-Brexit, post-Grenfell update of An Enemy of the People by Featured Content

Henrik Ibsen's 1892 classic An Enemy of the People is given a 21st-century Brexit Britain, post-Grenfell update care of writer and director Jolley Gosnold in a new production staged this sum…

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Monday, May 13, 2019

Emmy Award Winner Richard Thomas Will Lead the National Tour of To Kill a Mockingbird by Ryan Gilbert

Emmy Award-winning actor Richard Thomas will play the role of Atticus Finch in the previously announced national tour of To Kill A Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin’s new play, directed by Bartlet…

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

The Memory of Water review – bickering sisters stir up family ghosts by Michael Billington

Nottingham PlayhouseShelagh Stephenson’s Olivier-winning play about siblings reuniting in Yorkshire for a funeral mixes comedy and tragedy With Alex Kingston scheduled to play Dr Stockmann…

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Spring Preview: Bertie Carvel and Jonny Lee Miller Trace the Rise of The Sun by Caitlin Moynihan

In a time when the mainstream media is decried as “an enemy of the people,” James Graham’s Ink seems ripe for Broadway audiences. The play tells the story of a young Rupert Murdoch and…

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Monday, February 25, 2019

Alex Kingston to star in gender-swapped production of An Enemy of the People in Nottingham Playhouse season by Giverny Masso

Alex Kingston is to star in a gender-swapped production of Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People as part of Nottingham Playhouse’s

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Monday, February 18, 2019

‘Can’t fault the enthusiasm & commitment to the show’: CAN-CAN! – Union Theatre by Debbie Gilpin

Continuing Phil Willmott’s ‘Enemies of the People’ Essential Classics season for 2019 is a new musical, Can-Can!, following on from Arthur Miller’s An Enemy of the People.

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Saturday, February 2, 2019

Casting Complete for Death of a Salesman at London's Young Vic by Andy Lefkowitz

The full group of stars has been announced for the upcoming London mounting of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman. The production will play the Young Vic beginning on May 1 with an open…

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Friday, February 1, 2019

Casting Complete for All-Black Death of a Salesman at London's Young Vic by Andy Lefkowitz

The full group of stars has been announced for the upcoming London mounting of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman featuring an all-black cast. The production will play the Young Vic beg…

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Sunday, January 27, 2019

Paulanne Simmons Unscripted by Barry Gordin

My Problem with Problem Plays January 27, 2019: The problem play is a form of realistic drama that developed during the 19th century. It deals with a contemporary social controversy. Its…

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE Comes to Union Theatre in Southwark by BroadwayWorld

Arthur Miller's rarely seen adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's thriller 'An Enemy of the People' opened at the Union Theatre in Southwark last week to sell-out performances. Set in the Trump era, …

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Monday, January 14, 2019

‘Truly gripping to watch’: AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE – Union Theatre ★★★★ by Debbie Gilpin

Opening up Phil Willmott’s ‘Enemies of the People’ Essential Classics season for 2019 is a new production of Arthur Miller’s An Enemy of the People, which is itself adapted from a pl…

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Saturday, January 12, 2019

‘This story will never be more timely’: AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE – Union Theatre by Shanine Salmon

Arthur Miller’s adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People could have easily been adapted in the last couple of years as a, not at all subtle rebuke to the election of Donald Tr…

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Friday, January 11, 2019

Review: An Enemy Of The People, Union Theatre by Saskia Coomber

Review: An Enemy Of The People, Union Theatre2.0Overall ScoreI am handed the program for tonight’s performance as I enter, the front cover blazoned with a now infamous image (Seamus Wray) …

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‘A sharply insightful & raw piece of theatre’: AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE – Union Theatre by Emma Clarendon

This production of the sharply relevant play An Enemy of the People at the Union Theatre features numerous dynamic performances, ensuring the audience’s attention is never lost.

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

BWW Review: AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE, Union Theatre by Gary Naylor

Phil Willmott's updating of An Enemy of the People could hardly be more timely, but falls a little flat for want of some attention to detail.

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An Enemy of the People review at Union Theatre, London – ‘prescient and powerful’ by Dave Fargnoli

Getting its first UK production in nearly 30 years, Arthur Miller’s adaptation of Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People certainly feels prescient

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Photo Flash: First Look at Arthur Miller's AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE At The Union Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Get a first look at Arthur Miller's AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE running at the Union Theatre until 2nd February. The play is based on Ibsen's drama of free speech and fake news, adapted from a pl…

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