Here’s the bottom line: Cate Blanchett as Blanche DuBois – magnificent. Superb. Spot-on. Joel Edgerton as Stanley Kowalski – wonderful. Excellent. Dynamic. The rest of the production – eh.
Archives for November 2, 2009
A play consists of a story and its telling. The story needn’t be particularly compelling – “my uncle murdered my father and is sleeping with my mother” is a little Jerry Springer-ish, but it will do in a pinch – if the telling is good. However, there must be a story. Richard Greenberg has no […]
The house that visitors to Charter Theatre stepped into on Halloween night was a whole new realm of haunted. Inside, the family members in Lie With Me move from scene to scene as various forms of the walking emotionally wounded, breaking long spans of glazed denial with a heated jab and harsh words.
Recorded at the NYC press introduction to the cast of Ragtime. She’s not only playing mother to Little Coalhouse Walker, Jr. in the about-to-open Broadway production of Ragtime, Christiane Noll is also playing mother to her young toddler.