Featuring a ruinous affair and political intrigue, director Roger Michell’s revival of Waste at the Lyttelton Theatre promised to be a stimulating evening. However, this austere production, although elegantly staged and featuring fine performances, never really ignited, remaining elusively chilly despite its tragic events. 465 more words
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Tender and tragic story of Werther by Elīna Garanča and Piotr Beczala in Paris. Opera National de Paris, January 23rd, 2016
It seems like this season for me is unconsciously dominated by French opera, thus choice to see another Werther came easy after live stream with Elīna Garanča and Marcelo Alvarez from Vienna . 668 more words
The final instalment of our post-Christmas London Theatre Splurge was to see Waste at the Lyttelton, written by Harley Granville Barker in 1907. It was refused a licence by the Lord Chamberlain, was subsequently revised in 1927, and finally staged in a public theatre in 1936. 1,146 more words
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Harley Granville Barker‘s play Waste is one of those classic ‘banned’ plays with the allure of controversial mystique. 97 more words