Monday, April 8, 2024

The Lion Inside | 2024 London Trailer by Official London Theatre

A heart-warming story about confidence, self-esteem, and a shy little mouse who sets out on a journey to find his roar. Based on the multi-million copy selling book by Rachel Bright & Jim F…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:05AM
Thursday, March 14, 2024

People You Should Know . . . Patricia Lynn by Zack Calhoon

Patricia Lynn is a NYC-based theatre-maker. As a writer, Patricia fancies herself to be a gothic feminist; she aims to reclaim the traditionalist genre by writing contemporary gothic plays …

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 10:36PM
Sunday, March 3, 2024

The week in theatre: Shifters; The Human Body; Nachtland – review by Susannah Clapp

Bush theatre; Donmar Warehouse; Young Vic, LondonBenedict Lombe’s new play about two almost-lovers is alive and unpredictable; Keeley Hawes and Jack Davenport have a glimmering brief encou…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:48AM
Thursday, February 29, 2024

The Human Body, Donmar Warehouse review - Keeley Hawes and Jack Davenport excel in an intriguing staging by Helen Hawkins

Lucy Kirkwood’s latest mixes the birth of the NHS with a Brief Encounter-ish romance Keeley Hawes onstage is something to look forward to, so rare are her appearances there. In Lucy Kirk…

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Thursday, January 18, 2024

Benjamin Walker to Star in Ivo van Hove and Rufus Wainwright’s Opening Night in London by Darryn King

Tony Award nominee Benjamin Walker (American Psycho, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson) will star in Opening Night, the musical adaptation of the John Cassevetes psychodrama by Ivo van Hove and R…

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Friday, October 20, 2023

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PLAYBILL.COM'S BRIEF ENCOUNTER With Norm Lewis. Actor Norm Lewis has been laying down the law a lot ...

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Tuesday, April 11, 2023

‘A fresh look at a classic’: BRIEF ENCOUNTER – Touring by Elaine Chapman

Emma Rice’s adaptation of Brief Encounter certainly adds a fresh look at the 1945 British romantic film directed by David Lean, which had originally been adapted from the Noël Coward play…

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Tuesday, April 4, 2023

Emma Rice's Brief Encounter Adaptation Opens April 4 at Salisbury Playhouse by Leah Putnam

The work about a love affair between a married doctor and a suburban housewife is making its first stop on its U.K. tour.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Friday, March 17, 2023

Tamara Geva: On Her Toes by Trav S.D.

And now a brief encounter with Russian-American dancer, actress and choreographer Tamara Geva (1906-1997). Geva was the first wife of George Balanchine and a principal member of his first ba…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 08:01PM
Thursday, February 23, 2023

Brief encounter by Boutayna Chokrane

Some believe that those who suspect death is near can often feel it approaching, and in Invictus Theatre’s rendition of Katori Hall’s The Mountaintop, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. senses h…

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Wednesday, February 22, 2023

U.K. Tour of Emma Rice's Brief Encounter Adaptation Finds Cast and Creative Team by Leah Putnam

Originally written by Noël Coward, the play follows the love affair between a married doctor and a suburban housewife.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:58AM
Friday, February 17, 2023

Wise Children’s Wuthering Heights by McCarter Theatre Center

“I am Heathcliff! Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” Rescued from the Liverpool docks as a child, Heathcliff is adopted by the Earnshaws and taken to live at Wu…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:55PM
Friday, October 21, 2022

11 New Musicals to See Off Broadway This Fall - New song-filled shows by a Pulitzer Prize winner, an indie rocker and more by Raven Snook

New song-filled shows by a Pulitzer Prize winner, an indie rocker and more --- Broadway isn't the only destination for exciting new musicals this fall. In fact, there are almost twice as man…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Friday, October 7, 2022

20 Shows to See Off Broadway in October - Catch two new plays by Pulitzer Prize winners, three new musicals and four Tony-winning actors by Raven Snook

Catch two new plays by Pulitzer Prize winners, three new musicals and four Tony-winning actors There may be 20 shows bowing on Broadway this fall but Off Broadway there are dozens of product…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Sunday, September 11, 2022

Playtime review – a bubblegum take on Monsieur Hulot by Clare Brennan

Royal & Derngate, NorthamptonFive actors play more than 100 roles as Tati’s 60s satire is transformed into a meet-cute comedy of quick-change physical comedy The late, great Observer f…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:43AM
Friday, November 5, 2021

15+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend November 5-7 - See 'In the Southern Breeze,' Krysta Rodriguez in concert and more by Raven Snook

In-person theatre is back in NYC, both on Broadway and beyond. But there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, Novemb…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Thursday, October 28, 2021

New trailer released for Brief Encounter at Watermill Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Watermill Theatre, Newbury have released a new trailer for Noël Coward’s epic love story Brief Encounter which is playing until 13 November 2021. This post New trailer…

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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Brief Encounter review – sparkling revival of Emma Rice’s forbidden romance by Anya Ryan

Watermill theatre, NewburyPolished production brings Rice’s innovative adaptation of the classic film to life, with an electric central partnership and personality to spare Emma Rice’s e…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:42AM
Friday, August 6, 2021

FROM THE ARCHIVES: A Brief Encounter With Arthur French by Robert Simonson

Mr. French, honored with an Obie Award for Sustained Excellence in 1997, spoke with Playbill in 2006 when he was appearing in the Signature Theatre Company revival of August Wilson's Two Tra…

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:05AM
Thursday, June 3, 2021

Acclaimed British Theater Company Kneehigh, Behind Brief Encounter, Announces Closure

The company will wind down operations immediately after 40 years.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 09:03AM
Friday, May 7, 2021

A brief encounter with Muriel, Alan Bennett’s latest talking head by Arifa Akbar

Frances de la Tour plays another of the playwright’s fascinating women in a three-minute sketch for Nottingham Playhouse’s digital series If Covid-secure theatre accidentally sparked a r…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:36PM
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

One That Got Away: The 39 Steps by JK

One That Got Away: The 39 Steps (2008) I have often  said that one of the things I like best about theater is that it can do so many things that film just can't do, despite all of the techn…

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Friday, November 20, 2020

Spotlight On...Grace McLean by Michael Block

Name: Grace McLean Hometown: Costa Mesa, CA Education: I went to the Orange County High School of the Arts, and got my BFA in Drama and Art History from NYU. Favorite Credits: Natasha, Pierr…

SOURCE: TheaterInTheNow at 01:06PM
Thursday, June 11, 2020

Patrick Page and More to Star in MACBETH Presented by PLAYS IN THE HOUSE

Tony nominated Hadestown star Patrick Page will star opposite Hannah Yelland (Brief Encounter, Nicholas Nickleby) in a special livestream of MACBETH this Saturday, June 13th beginning 2pm ED…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:56PM
Friday, April 17, 2020

Nigel Havers launches own theatre company with Noël Coward play by Chris Wiegand

Touring company to debut in October with Coward comedy Private Lives starring Havers and Patricia Hodge Coronavirus and culture – a list of major cancellations Coronavirus – latest upda…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:54AM
Saturday, September 28, 2019

Emma Rice on Brief Encounter and Being Fearless About Noël Coward by Christopher Wallenberg

The critically acclaimed, multimedia reimagining of the Coward one-act and subsequent film opened on Broadway September 28, 2010.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:50AM
Friday, September 13, 2019

Emma Rice to Write & Direct Stage Adaptation of Wuthering Heights; World Premiere Set for London by Andy Lefkowitz

Emma Rice, the innovative theater artist known in Broadway circles for her acclaimed theatricalization of Brief Encounter, is at work on a stage version of Emily Brontë's 1847 novel Wuther…

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Briefs: Close Encounters by Arts Review

It’s an odd thing, walking into a show you’re certain is a burlesque-y irreverent reimagining of David Lean’s 1945 film, Brief Encounter. That’ll teach me for only reading the first …

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Sunday, February 17, 2019

Great Performances by John Simon

What exactly is a great performance by an actor or actress on stage or screen? Or if not exactly, because it involves something words seem unable to express fully, at least approximately.It …

SOURCE: John Simon at 11:12PM
Monday, January 14, 2019

Full Casting Announced For Trevor Nunn's Production Of Harley Granville Barker's AGNES COLANDER by BroadwayWorld

Full casting has been announced for Trevor Nunn's world premiere production of Harley Ganville-Barker's Agnes Colander, which will receive its first London staging at Jermyn Street Theatre t…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:58AM
Sunday, October 21, 2018

I Interview Playwrights Part 1008: Daryl Lisa Fazio by Adam Szymkowicz

Daryl Lisa FazioHometown: Starkville, Mississippi  Current Town: Atlanta, GeorgiaQ:  What are you working on now?A:  Two projects. One is LADY OF THE HOUSE, a play for one a…


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