Thursday, September 19, 2019

‘Betrayal’ stars Hiddleston, Cox dish on being total theater geeks by Michael Riedel

Who knew Loki and Daredevil are the biggest theater geeks in town? Tom Hiddleston (Loki) and Charlie Cox (Daredevil) are starring in the spare — but scorching — revival of Harold Pinter…

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Jez Butterworth: quicksilver sage behind the 21st century's best play by Michael Billington

In Jerusalem, the playwright laid bare a country’s phoney myths and confronted who we are as individuals and nations The best plays of the 21st century Jez Butterworth is one of only two w…

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Tom Hiddleston and Stephen Colbert Compete in a Hamlet Soliloquy Face-Off by Dan Meyer

The Broadway star dropped by The Late Show to talk about Betrayal and Loki, and to show off his Shakespeare skills.

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VIDEO: Tom Hiddleston Plays 'Big Booty' to Warm Up for BETRAYAL

Tom Hiddleston was a guest on Monday night's episode of the Late Show with Stephen Colbert to talk about making his Broadway debut in Betrayal.

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Tom Hiddleston’s Broadway Debut Goes Awry With a Misguided ‘Betrayal’ by David Cote

Tears spring to eyes, pauses drag too long, recalling a limp episode of couples therapy. 

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Monday, September 16, 2019

Derren Brown: Secret on Broadway delights even more than it deceives by Ruth Kinane

The tricky thing about reviewing Derren Brown’s Secret on Broadway is that the audience is sworn to secrecy on arrival in the theater. So should I just tell you it’s great, go see it, yo…

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Betrayal by John Simon

We have here Robert, a publisher; his best friend, Jerry, a literary agent; Emma, Robert’s sassy wife, a gallerist, for seven years Jerry’s clandestine mistress, but no longer so for two…

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Sunday, September 15, 2019

This Week on Broadway for September 15, 2019: Betrayal by James Marino

Jena Tesse Fox, Peter Filichia, and James Marino talk about Betrayal, Derren Brown: Secret, The Huntington Theatre Company’s world premiere of The Purists, and Red Bull Theater presents Am…

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Friday, September 13, 2019

'Skintight' is a taut examination of our obsession with youth and beauty by Maureen Lee Lenker

Skintight, now making its West Coast premiere at Los Angeles’ Geffen Playhouse, is an acerbic, neurotic, heart-achingly funny meditation on family, love, and beauty – and how we quantify…

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

‘You Oughta Know’: The Road to Making a ’90s Anthem a Broadway Hit by Alexis Soloski

In the new musical “Jagged Little Pill,” Alanis Morissette’s song about romantic betrayal has become a showstopper.

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Birthdays Past, Birthdays Present review – masterful Ayckbourn unwraps a family feud by Michael Billington

Stephen Joseph theatre, ScarboroughNaomi Petersen’s turn is the icing on the cake of this time-bending drama from a writer who has lost none of his ingenuity Dramatists, from George S Kauf…

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

“Betrayal” at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre through December 8, 2019 by [email protected] (simon Saltzman)

(L–R) Zawe Ashton, Charlie Cox, and Tom Hiddleston (Photo: Marc Brenner) Three terrific leading actors making their Broadway debuts and a fine director’s new perspective on an old play …

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: Betrayal on Broadway by Emma Clarendon

Following a successful run in London, Jamie Lloyd’s production of Harold Pinter’s play Betrayal has officially opened on Broadway. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews.

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London Evita Headliner Samantha Pauly on Channeling Beyoncé and Ariana Grande to Find Her Inner Superstar by Matt Wolf

Chicago actress Samantha Pauly has been in three previous productions of Evita, none of which can have been as conceptually daring as the director Jamie Lloyd’s provocative and edgy curren…

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Monday, September 9, 2019

Broadway’s $26M B.O. Dips 10% Post-Labor Day; Starry ‘Betrayal’, ‘The Great Society’, ‘Derren Brown: Secret’ Pitch In by Greg Evans

Broadway box office was down nearly 10% from the previous week’s Labor Day holiday tourist bulge, with the 25 productions grossing a total $25,965,471. Attendance of 224,402 was steady wit…

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Broadway Grosses: Derren Brown Entrances Audiences in His Main-Stem Bow by

Acclaimed magician Derren Brown arrived on Broadway this weekend with the main-stem premiere of his celebrated off-Broadway hit Secret. Brown pulled in solid numbers in the show's first fou…

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London Evita Headliner Samantha Pauly on Channeling Beyoncé and Ariana Grande to Find Her Inner Superstar by Matt Wolf

Chicago actress Samantha Pauly has been in three previous productions of Evita, none of which can have been as conceptually daring as the director Jamie Lloyd’s provocative and edgy curren…

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BETRAYAL – IT TAKES 3 TO TANGO in this dance of duplicity by Oscar E Moore

Pinter can be puzzling.  Not so here, in this exceptional revival expertly directed by Mr. Jamie Lloyd.  Imported from across the pond with its original stars intact.  This is no snobbish…

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Betrayal - Jamie Lloyd’s radical, reimagined and breathtaking production by Oscar E. Moore

From the opening tableau this sexual love triangle tango for three sets a slow, steady and seductive pace that transfixes the audience into complete silence. The bar has been set quite high …

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Betrayal **** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward September 9. 2019: Performing a Harold Pinter play is a delicate balance to borrow a phrase from the similarly difficult-to-mount Edward Albee. Pinter’s cryptic char…

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Sunday, September 8, 2019

This Week on Broadway for September 8, 2019: Public Works’ Hercules by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Betrayal, Public Works’ Hercules @ The Delacorte Theater, Red Bull Theater’s American Moor, Make Believe @ Second Stage, …

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Friday, September 6, 2019

On Broadway, ‘Betrayal’ Is the Only Constant of Life by David Finkle

Actors Zawe Ashton and Charlie Fox add immeasurably to the playwright's most biographical work. The post On Broadway, ‘Betrayal’ Is the Only Constant of Life appeared first on Clyde Fitc…

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Soulpepper’s Betrayal is short on romance in its love triangle by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

It’s an entertaining look at three rich, intelligent people toying with each other in Harold Pinter’s masterpiece but, as an exploration of desire and relationships, it’s stiff and col…

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What a Tangled Web We Weave: ‘Betrayal’ on Broadway by Matthew Wexler

Director Jamie Lloyd's stunning London revival of "Betrayal," Harold Pinter's bristling story of deception told backward, arrives on Broadway. The post What a Tangled Web We Weave: ‘Betray…

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(Ben Brantley’s article appeared in The New York Times, 9/5.) How can a naked space seem so full? Feelings furnish the stage in the resplendently spare new production of Harold Pinter’s …

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See Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton, Charlie Cox & More Celebrate Betrayal's Opening Night on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Harold Pinter's Betrayal is back on Broadway. Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton and Charlie Cox star in the drama, which charts a seven-year romance between Emma (Ashton) and Jerry (Cox), the wif…

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Photo Coverage: On The Opening Night Red Carpet Of BETRAYAL

The cast of Betrayal celebrated their opening night last night! Check out photos from the opening night red carpet!

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Inside Opening Night of Betrayal on Broadway With Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Cox, and Zawe Ashton by Marc J. Franklin

The revival of Harold Pinter’s play opened September 5 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.

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Photo Coverage: BETRAYAL Cast Celebrates Opening Night

The cast of Betrayal celebrated their opening night last night at THE POOL at the Seagram Building!

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BWW Review: Director Jamie Lloyd's Subtle Way With Harold Pinter's BETRAYAL Makes For Riveting Storytelling

The elegant economy of language with which a trio of romantically entangled souls express themselves in Harold Pinter's 1978 infidelity drama, Betrayal, allowing for unspoken emotions to sub…

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Pinter without pauses by Terry Teachout

In today’s Wall Street Journal I review the Broadway transfer of Jamie Lloyd’s revival of Harold Pinter’s Betrayal, starring Tom Hiddleston. Here’s an excerpt. *  *  * “Betraya…

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