Sunday, April 3, 2016

'I'm not damaged': Ben Whishaw on sexuality, privacy and playing troubled heroes by Alexis Soloski

With his troubled air and tousled hair, the actor has made his name with anguished characters – from Hamlet to Danny in London Spy. Now on Broadway in The Crucible, he talks about coming o…

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Sunday, February 14, 2016

For Valentines Day: Stage Kisses and Musical Love Songs by New York Theater

Kiss Me Kate; Kiss of the Spider Woman; Stage Kiss: There sure are a lot of kisses in the theater. Below: Elizabeth Taylor kisses John Culllum in Private Lives in 1983, and Tallulah Bankhead…

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Friday, February 12, 2016

Public Image, Private Lives: Family, Friends and Self in Photography by Arts Review

Highlighting the close connections between the photographer and subject, Public Image, Private Lives: Family, Friends and Self in Photography delves beneath the surface of familiar (and …

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Monday, February 8, 2016

Interview: Company XIV’s Hilly Bodin on Playing a Dark, Dramatic Snow White by Melanie Brown

Company XIV’s dark and dramatic production of Snow White takes the stage this season with its signature XIV flair. Hilly Bodin, a newcomer not just to Company XIV, but to the New York danc…

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Saturday, February 6, 2016

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 2/6/16- PRIVATE LIVES by Stage Tube

Today in 1975, Private Lives opened at the 46th Street Theatre now the Richard Rogers Theatre, where it ran for 92 performances. Private Lives is a 1930 comedy of manners in three acts by No…

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Thursday, January 28, 2016

Review: Press, The Bread & Roses Theatre by Lily Hayes

Bitter, cynical, thoroughly discontented; Malcolm Brown doesn’t know how to get his life back on track. Once a well-respected journalist, he now writes for a teenage gossip magazine and is…

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Friday, January 22, 2016

REVIEW: Private Lives, Churchill Theatre Bromley (On Tour) ✭✭✭ by Layla Haidrani

By Layla Haidrani However, while the pace of the comedy occasionally dips in the second half, this production of Coward's play is a gem, proving the enduring relevance of Private Lives and i…

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Thursday, January 21, 2016

PRIVATE LIVES – Touring by Jonathan Baz

Pleasing on the eye and ear, this 1930s Noël Coward script is brought to life for 2016 by director Tom Attenborough and a cast of five. Telling the story of two newly married divorcees who …

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Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Review: Private Lives (Churchill Theatre, Bromley and touring)

Tom Chambers and Laura Rogers star as Noel Coward's quarrelling lovers

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Thursday, January 14, 2016

Seven sides of Alan Rickman by The Arts Desk

When sorrows come they come not in single spies. It is a bad week to be 69. Hard on the heels of David Bowie's death from cancer comes Alan Rickman's. He was an actor who radiated a sinful a…

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Tony Winner Brian Bedford Dead at 80 by Ryan McPhee

Tony winner Brian Bedford, who last appeared on the Broadway stage as Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest, died on January 13 at the age of 80. The cause was cancer, according …

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British Stage & Screen Favorite Alan Rickman Dead at 69 by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Alan Rickman, the much-loved British star of stage and screen, died in London on January 14, surrounded by family and friends. The two-time Tony nominee was 69 years old. According to the BB…

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Theatre review: Private Lives by Lyn Gardner

Albery Theatre, LondonRating: **** More reviewsIs it better to love temperately or wildly, wisely or too well? The question is posed in Howard Davies's very funny, very deep and subtle re…

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Thursday, January 7, 2016

Photos: First look at Private Lives rehearsals

The revival of the the Noel Coward classic is set to open in Woking later this month

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Sunday, December 6, 2015

Private Lives/ Shaw Chicago Theater Company by Kevin Greene

RECOMMENDED Written almost ninety years ago, Nöel Coward’s comedy “Private Lives” explores the undiscovered country of couplehood where the heat of love can sometimes burn with hate. …

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Friday, November 13, 2015

Review: Waste, National Theatre by Rebekah Ellerby

Perhaps the only truly relevant aspect of Waste, at the National Theatre, is that the white upper classes deal with the country’s politics, and avert their private lives away from publ…

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Tuesday, November 10, 2015

"Perfect Arrangement" - Not so perfect for those involved by Byrne Harrison

By Judd HollanderPhoto by James LeynseMost everyone has a public persona they show to the outside world. One stripped off only in the comfort of one's own home and only to those to whom you …

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Saturday, October 24, 2015

Private Lives 2016 UK Tour Tickets by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo A major revival of Noel Coward’s best loved and multi-award-winning quintessentially English comedy. This glittering production of one of the greatest plays of all time, inclu…

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Friday, October 23, 2015

Tom Chambers and Laura Rogers cast in UK tour of Private Lives by Georgia Snow

Tom Chambers and Laura Rogers are to star in a new production of Noel Coward’s Private Lives in 2016. They will be

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NEWS: Tom Chambers tours in Coward’s Private Lives before West End by Press Releases

A major revival of Noël Coward’s hilarious masterpiece, Private Lives will embark on a prior to the West End UK tour starring stage and screen stars Tom Chambers (Top Hat, Strictly Come D…

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Saturday, October 10, 2015

‘Moon Over Buffalo’ at St. Mark’s Players by Jessica Vaughan

St. Mark’s Players mount a hilarious production of the farce Moon Over Buffalo by local playwright Ken Ludwig. This play marked Carol Burnett’s return to Broadway in the ‘90s, and it i…

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Friday, September 4, 2015

Couples therapy? Partners play out their relationships on stage by Honour Bayes

Theatre companies Made in China and Action Hero are couples off stage, collaborators on it. But it’s not all kissing in the wings – instead, the power dynamics in their private lives end…

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Thursday, July 23, 2015

THE WORLD OF SPORT by John Simon

What is being a sports fan really about? Is it just like an addiction to chess or light beer or mashed potatoes? Well, no; it’s more than that. It makes you a citizen of a parallel world.A…

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Saturday, July 4, 2015

Playbill Vault’s Today in Theatre History: July 4 by David Gewirtzman and Ernio Hernandez, Robert Viagas

1898 Birthday of actress Gertrude Lawrence (1898-1952), longtime acting partner of Noël Coward (Private Lives, Tonight at 8:30) and star of musicals by the Gershwin brothers (Oh, Kay!, …

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Friday, June 5, 2015
Friday, May 29, 2015

The Connecticut/Coward Connection by Westport Country Playhouse

by Barry Day (OBE)Editor of The Letters of Noël Coward, Trustee of The Noël Coward FoundationNoël Coward is no stranger to the Playhouse. Most of his major plays have been seen here …

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Monday, May 25, 2015

PRIVATE LIVES (INTERNATIONAL CITY THEATRE): 100% – SWEET

SWEET Combining witty dialogue with glamorous flair, flamboyant characters – including the wildly hilarious maid, Louise (Wendy Cutler), who does not make long enough of an appearance – …

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Noel Coward’s Private Lives Opens on Broadway to Mixed Reviews

Richard Eyre’s production of Noel Coward’s Private Lives opened Thursday, November 17th at the Cort Theatre on 48th Street.  Kim Cattrall (“Sex and the City”) and Pa…

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Private Lives announces it will close early

Private Lives, , starring Kim Cattrall and Paul Gross, has announced that it will play its last show on December 31. Producer Paul Elliot said, “ Despite fantastic reviews, ticket sales ha…

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Imagine a room where everybody knows best By Christopher Reynolds

Hundreds of art, dance, music and theater pundits hit L.A. for the first National Critics Conference. (And who invited the auto writer?)

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