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A Damsel in Distress review

Review of A Damsel in Distress at Chichester. (reviewed at link) Take a 1919 P.G. Wodehouse novel, its 1928 adaptation into a stage play, add the George & Ira Gershwin songs for the 1938 Fred Astaire film … and re-invent it entirely for 2015, with Jeremy Sams doing the book.

Chichester Festival Theatre

Man and Superman - National Theatre London

And now, my impressions on “Man and Superman”. This post will have more to do with sensations and very little with knowledge of the play itself. 1,709 more words


MAN AND SUPERMAN at the National

Simon Odwin and Christopher Oram’s modern re-imagining of George Bernard Shaw’s MAN AND SUPERMAN in the Lyttleton at the National Theatre is masterful. This production explodes Shaw’s philosophical debate about marriage into an epic presentation within the mind. 167 more words


Man and Superman review

Review of Bernard Shaw’s Man & Superman, at the National Theatre with Ralph Fiennes and Indira Vharma. A long review of a long play.

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Wolf Hall

Tapping into the current craze for all things Tudor, I’ll kick off with some memories of seeing the RSC’s Wolf Hall at the Aldwych Theatre… 447 more words


Archive Interview • SAMANTHA SPIRO • Twelfth Night • 2008

“Maria is one of those parts that can be played by any actress, whether a sixty year old in a hair net or a saucy young minx. 790 more words


EVITA at Ordway Center for the Performing Arts

This week, theatergoers at the Ordway are being transported to Buenos Aires with the help of the high polished cast of EVITA. The production played Minneapolis in February, and after nearly a year on the road, it would be easy for the actors to become stale in their roles. 257 more words