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Elling – Denis O’Hare & Brendan Fraser: the odd couple from Oslo

November 22nd, 2010 Comments Off on Elling – Denis O’Hare & Brendan Fraser: the odd couple from Oslo

This off kilter play called ELLING on its off kilter, Ikea looking set by Scott Pask would be better suited off-Broadway than at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre where it seems dwarfed by the size of the stage. ELLING has a long pedigree.  Based on the novels by Ingvar Ambjornsen (very successful novels I might add) […]

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Mrs. Warren’s Profession – Cherry Jones returns to Broadway

October 4th, 2010 No Comments

Cherry Jones has teamed up once again with her director of choice Doug Hughes after a four year absence on Broadway.  He and she both won the Tony in 2005 for “Doubt”.  Can lightning strike twice?  This time ‘round he is directing her in a revival of George Bernard Shaw’s “Mrs. Warren’s Profession” at the […]

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The Royal Family – Manhattan Theatre Club

October 13th, 2009 Comments Off on The Royal Family – Manhattan Theatre Club

Little did George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber realize in 1927 when they wrote “The Royal Family”, that they were far ahead of their time in writing the first reality show based on a year in the lives of the theatrical family called Cavendish.  It’s amazing that their three act comedy still resonates with great […]

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