Apparently David Bowie was a fan of Jean Genet. I found this out from my dad, who bought a copy of The Maids back in the seventies after Bowie mentioned it in an interview. 324 more words
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I was – perhaps for the first time ever – offended by something I saw in an opera house.
I confess I admire Bohème. It has a touch of romance, tragedy and good music when well-played. 1,095 more words
Acclaimed theater director Benedict Andrews makes his feature film debut with “Blackbird,” which stars Rooney Mara and Ben Mendelsohn in a story of an illicit relationship and its devastating consequences, which is adapted from Scottish playwright David Harrower’s Olivier Award-winning play. 375 more words
LONDON — Benedict Andrews’ “Blackbird,” which stars Rooney Mara, has started shooting in the South of England. Pic, which is described as “an intense, unflinching examination of damaged love,” is produced by Jean Doumanian, whose credits include “August: Osage County,” “Saturday Night Live” and several Woody Allen movies, and Patrick Daly for Jean Doumanian Prods., alongside Maya Amsellem for WestEnd Films. 304 more words