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The Maids

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


The Maids

The Maids tells the story of Solange and Claire, who are two housemaids, who construct elaborate rituals of killing their employer when their Mistress is away. 311 more words


'The Maids' (Trafalgar Studios) Review

Jamie Lloyd excels at “rock-star-theater” and each show at the Trafalgar Studios has the energy and passion of a great gig – The Maids is no different. 361 more words


The Journey: Stiffelio at the Oper Frankfurt

Verdi – Stiffelio

Stiffelio – Russell Thomas
Lina – Sara Jakubiak
Stankar – Dario Solari
Raffaele – Vincent Wolfsteiner
Jorg – Alfred Reiter
Federico di Frengel – Beau Gibson… 1,182 more words

Live Reviews

La Bohème - Winters, Borichevsky, Rock - The Coliseum/ENO, 31st October 2015

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

Opera Reviews

Benedict Andrews on Directing 'Blackbird,' Starring Rooney Mara

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


Rooney Mara Starrer 'Blackbird' Starts Shooting in Southern England

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