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Mitchell Fain, the man who proves that naughty and nice equals spice - talks about "The Santaland Diaries"

“The Santaland Diaries” is not your typical holiday show. Based on a short story by best-selling author and humorist David Sedaris, on the surface it’s about working as one of Santa’s elves at Macy’s during the Christmas season. 1,586 more words


Our Town: David Cromer Rehearsal Room Talk

Earlier this year, Our Town Director David Cromer gave a special preview talk to Almeida Members at an event in the rehearsal room. Speaking about the intricacies of adapting Thornton Wilder, working with British actors and bringing an American classic to the Almeida stage, here are some highlights from the evening. 1,847 more words

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Our Town: Inside the Wardrobe

Alison Siple has been designing the costumes for David Cromer’s production of Our Town since its first run in Chicago in 2005. Six cities and eight years later, we caught up with her during rehearsals in London to get the inside scoop on who’s wearing what in Grover’s Corners this season. 1,022 more words

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Our Town - Almeida Theatre - review/thoughts

My experience with Our Town is probably typical of American theatergoers: I first saw this play as a teenager, with my grandmother, at a smallish regional theater. 908 more words


Our Town: Directing a Classic

Have you paid a visit to Our Town? David Cromer reflects on directing Thornton Wilder’s iconic American play:

Our Town plays at the Almeida until… 13 more words

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Review | Our Town

This review was written for the Londonist

“I regard theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being” — Thornton Wilder in the Paris Review, 1956. 244 more words


Our Town

Apparently, this 1938 Thornton Wilder play is being performed somewhere in the US almost every day, but it’s rarely revived here. This is a re-staging of the highly successful 2009 Broadway production with David Cromer both directing and playing the stage manager (the narrater, who also covers a few small roles). 298 more words