Thursday, June 10, 2021

‘After Life’ Review: London Stage Adaptation is a Fascinating Idea That Never Comes Alive as Drama by Gordon Cox

Remembrance of things past is not just a preoccupation of Proust. From King Lear’s terrifying fear of losing his mind to Pinter’s interlocked threesome in “Old Times” hotly contestin…

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Friday, May 7, 2021

Review: Mark Morris Live(ish) Seems Almost Like Old Times by Brian Seibert

The Mark Morris Dance Group livestreamed a performance that featured a new work of substance, set to Brahms waltzes.

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Saturday, October 24, 2020

Thoughts on Some Offerings of Theatrical Methadone for Those Missing Live Theater by Broadwayandme

A Zoomed scene from the staged reading of Lisa Loomer's docudrama Roe  It hit me unexpectedly. I’d been going along for the past seven months telling myself that I didn’t really miss …

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

Kristin Scott Thomas to Star in Phaedra & More Set for 2020-2021 Season at London's National Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Olivier-winning stage-and-screen star Kristin Scott Thomas has signed on to headline a new production of the tragedy Phaedra as part of the new season of London's National Theatre. Simon Sto…

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Friday, November 15, 2019

Clive Owen Cast as Bill Clinton in FX's Impeachment: American Crime Story by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage-and-screen star Clive Owen will portray President Bill Clinton in FX's hotly anticipated new American Crime Story series Impeachment, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The previous…

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

“Betrayal” at the Bernard Jacobs Theatre by Richard Seff

Master playwright Harold Pinter has left us a fistful of fascinating plays, and their highly original tales will be with us for many years to come. “The Birthday Party,” “The Homecomin…

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

HANSARD Lyttelton, SE1 by Libby Purves and Friends

OLD TIMES,  OLD  SORROWS: BEFORE THE RAINBOW   With Parliament in uproar upriver ,  the NT hit a luckily apt moment to stage Simon Woods’ first play and promote it as a  “witty and…

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Saturday, July 13, 2019

theartsdesk Q&A: Lia Williams on the challenges of theatre by Heather Neill

As The Night of the Iguana opens, the actor renowned for playing dual roles talks Tennessee Williams, Pinter - and Wallis Simpson Lia Williams is not an actor who looks for easy options. Twi…

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

Terrence McNally, Rosemary Harris & Harold Wheeler to Receive 2019 Tony Awards for Lifetime Achievement by Andy Lefkowitz

A trio of Broadway legends will be honored with special Tony Awards for Lifetime Achievement, the Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing have announced. Winners include playwright Ter…

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Friday, December 14, 2018

“Mamma Mia!” at Alte Oper, Frankfurt by Blouin Artinfo

Stage Entertainment, Alte Oper Frankfurt and BB Promotion present “Mamma Mia!,” a musical celebrating music of ABBA from December 20- January 12, 2019.Alte Oper turns into a musical temp…

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Thursday, November 1, 2018

“Bodyguard’s” Dramatic Ending Explained: Exploring Twists and Turns of Netflix’s Emotional Thriller by Blouin Artinfo

Netflix’s action-packed emotional thriller “Bodyguard” has been a roller-coaster ride. With the nail-biting final episode airing recently, viewers were catapulted with major twists and…

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Rosemary Harris Returns to Broadway in My Fair Lady by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony-winning actress Rosemary Harris joins the company of Lincoln Center Theater's acclaimed My Fair Lady revival on September 11. Harris assumes the role of Mrs. Higgins, replacing orig…

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Thursday, August 2, 2018

Tony Winner Rosemary Harris to Replace Diana Rigg in Broadway's My Fair Lady by Caitlin Moynihan

Rosemary Harris is returning to the New York stage. The Tony-winning actress will step into the role of Mrs. Higgins in Lincoln Center Theater's revival of Lerner & Loewe's My Fa…

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Hubert’s: Last Dime Museum in the Old Times Square by Trav S.D.

I’ve wanted to do a post here on Hubert’s Museum, the old Times Square freak show, for the longest time, having written about many people who performed there and given it a menti…

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

My Name is Lucy Barton, Bridge Theatre, review - Laura Linney is luminous in a flawless production by David Benedict

Stage adaptation of Elizabeth Strout's novel is a one-woman tour de forceIn Harold Pinter’s memory play Old Times, one of the women declares, “There are some things one remembers ev…

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Thursday, May 3, 2018

'Chris Robinson: As The Crow Flies, Chris Robinson, Once and Future Band' at The Wiltern, Los Angeles by Blouin Artinfo

Rock and Roll band The Black Crowes that was once led by Chris Robinson will be recalling their good old times at The Wiltern. Born. 1966 Chris Robinson, an American musician was the singer …

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Friday, April 27, 2018

How Simon Fuller’s Avatar Idea Revived ABBA by Mark Beech

The return of ABBA after 35 years has set the music world buzzing. The Swedish group returned to the studio to record its first new songs since 1982.The announcement today comes after decade…

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

"The Birthday Party" at Harold Pinter Theatre, London by Blouin Artinfo

Harold Pinter Theatre is currently hosting the stage production of Harold Pinter's "The Birthday Party". Directed by Ian Rickson, the play shows Stanley Webber (Toby Jones) who is the o…

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Monday, January 1, 2018

All-star Pinter, a Suranne Jones thriller and Carey Mulligan goes solo: 2018's essential theatre by Michael Billington

Brace yourself for The Birthday Party, an EasyJet love story, Sting’s shipyard musical and Ben Whishaw as BrutusToby Jones, Zoë Wanamaker and Stephen Mangan star in a revival of a Pinter …

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Thursday, October 26, 2017

"M. Butterfly" at the Cort Theatre by Simon Saltzman

Clive Owen and Jin HaPhoro Credit: Matthew Murphy Playwright David Henry Hwang made an auspicious Broadway debut in 1988 with M. Butterfly. The play and its original two stars - John Lithgow…

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Monday, September 18, 2017

Ticket giveaway from Shakespeare Theatre for Harold Pinter’s one acts by Lorraine Treanor

We have 2 free pairs of tickets from Shakespeare Theatre Company to see Harold Pinter’s The Lover and The Collection at the Lansburgh Theatre. STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn (Old T…

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Monday, June 19, 2017

Julie Taymor’s ‘M. Butterfly’ Revival With Clive Owen Will Alight At Broadway’s Cort Theatre by Jeremy Gerard

Clive Owen is set to star in the first Broadway revival of M. Butterfly, slated to open on Broadway at the Shubert Organization’s Cort Theatre on October 26, after previews beginning O…

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Monday, January 30, 2017

Clive Owen Will Headline Broadway Revival of David Henry Hwang's M. Butterfly, Directed by Julie Taymor by Ryan McPhee

Screen star Clive Owen will return to Broadway this fall in a revival of David Henry Hwang’s Tony-winning M. Butterfly. As previously speculated, Julie Taymor will direct the revival. …

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Clive Owen Will Headline Julie Taymor’s ‘M. Butterfly’ Broadway Revival by Jeremy Gerard

Clive Owen is set to star this fall in the first Broadway revival of the 1988 Tony best play M. Butterfly, with Julie Taymor (The Lion King, Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark) directing. Last s…

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Saturday, December 10, 2016

Old Times by Harold Pinter by Sandi Durell

by Susan Hasho     Christopher Martin was the founding Artistic Director of the Classic Stage Company and he has reimagined Harold Pinter’s Old Times for this current production …

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Monday, November 28, 2016

Old Times by Darryl Reilly

Besides guiding these engaging performances, director Christopher Martin has meticulously staged the action on the arresting minimalist set that he designed. The floor and brick walls are …

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Interview: Actor/Producer Philip O’Gorman and Director Christopher Martin on Harold Pinter’s “Old Times” by K Krombie

An Irishman, a Slovakian and an Israeli walk into a Harold Pinter play…pauses ensue. It’s not easy being Pinteresque. Irish actor and producer Philip O’Gorman has endured the hus…

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Friday, November 25, 2016

Pulitzer Nominee Christopher Martin Helms Revival of OLD TIMES, Starting Tonight in NYC by BroadwayWorld

International director, composer and Pulitzer Prize-nominee Christopher Martin also Founding Artistic Director of Classic Stage Company where he directed nearly 100 productions directs a NYC…

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Pulitzer Prize Nominee Christopher Martin to Helm Old Times Revival by Olivia Clement

The Harold Pinter drama will return to the New York stage in a deliberately spare interpretation.

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Pulitzer Nominee Christopher Martin to Helm Fall Revival of OLD TIMES in NYC by BroadwayWorld

International director, composer andPulitzer Prize-nominee Christopher Martin also Founding Artistic Director of Classic Stage Company where he directed nearly 100 productions is set to dire…

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Friday, September 30, 2016

Tony Nominee Rufus Sewell & More Tapped for Art in London by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Three friends and a white painting. Tony nomines Rufus Sewell and Paul Ritter, along with Tim Key, will star in Art at the Old Vic. Translated by Tony and Oscar winner Christopher Hampton, T…

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