Tuesday, June 19, 2018

‘A first-rate version of Treadwell’s finest work’: MACHINAL – Almeida Theatre by Maryam Philpott

Machinal is the type of production that only the Almeida seems able to produce, with an inventive vision that simultaneously draws you into the story while still keeping you at arm’s lengt…

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Monday, June 18, 2018

‘Takes no prisoners’: MACHINAL – Almeida Theatre ★★★★ by Michael Davis

Directed by Natalie Abrahami, Machinal is one of those rediscoveries that reflects the zeitgeist. Written in 1928 by Sophie Treadwell – eight years after all women in the US were allowed t…

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Saturday, June 16, 2018

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie; Julie; Machinal – review by Susannah Clapp

Donmar; Lyttelton; Almeida; all LondonLia Williams makes the role of Miss Jean Brodie her own, while Vanessa Kirby’s Julie is a wild party girl in Polly Stenham’s vicious, witty update o…

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‘A great, absorbing revival’: MACHINAL – Almeida Theatre ★★★★ by Carole Woddis

Natalie Abrahami has done Sophie Treadwell proud. A great, absorbing revival. Wouldn’t it be nice to see other Treadwell plays given a run?!

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Friday, June 15, 2018

Girls & Boys, Starring Carey Mulligan, Cancels Performances Following Injury by Andy Lefkowitz

Following the occurrence of a minor injury during a performance, a new schedule has been announced for Girls & Boys, the new play starring Oscar and Tony nominee Carey Mulligan (Skylight…

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GIRLS & BOYS Announces New Performance Schedule Following Minor Injury by BroadwayWorld

Following the occurrence of a minor injury during a performance of the show, a new playing schedule has been announced for Girls amp Boys, the new play starring BAFTA Award winner and Academ…

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Review: Machinal, Almeida Theatre by Dovydas Laurinaitis

Sophie Treadwell’s Machinal, written in 1928, explores the entrapment of women in the societal systems they have (short of killing) The post Review: Machinal, Almeida Theatre appeared firs…

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Machinal, Almeida Theatre, London — formal brilliance

A stylish staging of Sophie Treadwell’s groundbreaking 1928 play

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‘Excellent production that gives the writing the respect it deserves’: MACHINAL – Almeida Theatre by Tom Bolton

An entirely contemporary play, Machinal presents themes that are as current on the stage now as they were in Treadwell’s time. The Almeida’s excellent production should do a great deal t…

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

REVIEW: Machinal, Almeida Theatre ✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Julian Eaves reviews Sophie Treadwell’s play Machinal now playing at the Almeida Theatre. This post REVIEW: Machinal, Almeida Theatre ✭✭✭ first appeared on Britis…

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Machinal review – hellish vision of America as an assembly line by Michael Billington

Almeida, LondonNatalie Abrahami directs Sophie Treadwell’s unforgettable portrait of a young woman suffocating at home and workNow is obviously a good time to revive Sophie Treadwell’s 1…

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MACHINAL Almeida, N1 by Libby Purves and Friends

MICHAEL ADAIR SHUDDERS AT THE HARD OLD PATRIARCHY…   ‘These modern neurotic women, doctor. What are we going to do with them?’ says one exasperated male character to another.…

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Machinal, Almeida Theatre, London, review: Feels like it could have been written last week by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

The restlessness and desperation of a young woman forced into an unhappy marriage are superbly caught by Emily Berrington in this revival of Sophie Treadwell's Expressionist classic

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Review: Machinal at Almeida Theatre by Rosemary Waugh

Messy, flawed, slippery: Rosemary Waugh on an intriguing revival of Sophie Treadwell's 1928 play. The post Review: Machinal at Almeida Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Machinal review at Almeida Theatre, London – ‘captivating, intense and resonant’ by Natasha Tripney

Written in 1928 and inspired by the true story of the first woman to be executed by electric chair in New York,

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Monday, June 11, 2018

Machinal, Almeida Theatre review - descending into darkness by Matt Wolf

Lesser-known American classic exerts a clinical fascination The American playwright /journalist Sophie Treadwell's 1928 expressionist drama crops up every so often in order to allow a direct…

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BWW Review: MACHINAL, Almeida Theatre by Nicole Ackman

Machinal, written by Sophie Treadwell, is based on the sensational 1927 trial of Ruth Snyder, a housewife who murdered her husband. It is a play largely about a woman attempting to find her …

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Top 5 theatre shows to see this week (June 11-17) by Natasha Tripney

Machinal – Almeida Theatre, London The Almeida follows The Writer with a revival of Sophie Treadwell’s 1928 play. Considered an expressionistic masterpiece, Machinal

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

Machinal: how an execution gripped America and sparked a Broadway sensation by David Jays

When Rebecca Hall read it she couldn’t breathe. After Fiona Shaw played the role she got letters full of loneliness. This is the true story behind Sophie Treadwell’s trailblazing playIn …

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

“Machinal” at Almeida Theatre, London by Blouin Artinfo

“Machinal” will be on stage at Almeida Theatre, London.The play is by Sophie Treadwell and directed by Natalie Abrahami. An excerpt form the play reads, “Your skin oughtn't to curl - o…

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Thursday, May 10, 2018

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for MACHINAL at Almeida by BroadwayWorld

The Almeida Theatre presents its revival of Sophie Treadwell's Machinal, directed by Natalie Abrahami.

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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Almeida Theatre announces Machinal casting by Robin Johnson

The Almeida Theatre has revealed casting for Natalie Abrahami's reimagination of Sophie Treadwell's play Machinal. The post Almeida Theatre announces Machinal casting appeared first on Offic…

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Full Cast Announced For MACHINAL At Almeida Theatre by BroadwayWorld

The Almeida Theatre today announces the full cast for its revival of Sophie Treadwell's Machinal, directed by Natalie Abrahami.

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Thursday, February 1, 2018

Theatre News: Almeida announces new season

Highlights include a new play by Ella Hickson and a revival of Machinal

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New Ella Hickson play and Sophie Treadwell revival lead Almeida Theatre 2018 season by Georgia Snow

A new play by Ella Hickson and a revival of Sophie Treadwell’s Machinal feature in the new Almeida Theatre season. Hickson last

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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Laurence Lau & Barbara Garrick to Lead Off-Broadway Revival of A.R. Gurney's Later Life by Andy Lefkowitz

New York stage veterans Laurence Lau (Dada Woof Papa Hot) and Barbara Garrick (The City of Conversation) will lead the cast of Keen Company's new production of A.R. Gurney's 1993 pla…

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Monday, August 28, 2017
Sunday, August 20, 2017

A stunning Young Woman in 'Machinal' at the Greenhouse Theater by Chris Jones

“I suppose I gotta marry somebody,” says the sardonic Young Woman of Sophie Treadwell’s “Machinal,” sounding like she’s acquiescing to a death sentence. “All girls do.” The o…

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Review: Machinal (Greenhouse Theater Center) by Lauren Whalen

Nearly 90 years after it first premiered, Machinal’s fast-paced and ruthless exploration of what it means to be a woman trapped in a patriarchal society still rings true. Greenhouse Theate…

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Why Machinal Should Be Revived More Often by Robert Loerzel

In the true-crime era, Chicago’s Greenhouse Theatre presents the groundbreaking story of a woman who lashes out under societal pressures.

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Monday, August 14, 2017

Vivid, yet minimalist ‘Machinal’ an extraordinary emotional journey by Hedy Weiss

The 1928 play by Sophie Treadwell was in many ways far ahead of its time in both style and substance,

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