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Summer and Smoke: Almeida Theatre

(seen at the afternoon performance on 10th March 2018).

In a play concerned with religion and conformity, the Tom Scutt design of simple circular wooden floor, half enclosed by a raised step containing nine upright pianos is a masterpiece. 483 more words

Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)

Alexandra Del Lago: Chance, Chance, let me tell you. Let me tell you the strange and wonderful thing that happened to me. I realized that your coming back here and the things that you’d hoped for… poor baby, I knew that your comeback had been a failure, like my own.

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Thoughts On: Summer & Smoke, Almeida Theatre

Summer & Smoke is one of Tennessee Williams’ less well-known plays, and when my housemate said she wanted to see this production, I didn’t need too much convincing to check out the Almeida’s latest production. 352 more words


What did you think we were doing out there, Miss Fellowes?...

Life goes on, right here in Teaneck.  In an area that used to be a soggy wetland, then became a debris repository for concrete fragments (from what, I don’t know) associated with the construction of the NJ Turnpike, there is now the Teaneck Creek Conservancy.  95 more words

Review Round Up: Summer and Smoke, Almeida Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Rebecca Frecknall’s production now playing at the Almeida Theatre…

The Guardian: **** “Frecknall’s production, which at the start looked fashionably tricksy, by the end had me totally in its grip. 521 more words

Book Talks: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

“I’ve got the guts to die.  What I want to know is, have you got the guts to live?” –Tennessee Williams, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof… 400 more words

A Double Dose of Tennessee Williams

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof – 

Summer and Smoke – 

TENNESSEE Williams is acknowledged as one of America’s greatest ever playwrights – and rightly so. 1,072 more words