Posts Tagged ‘Michael Pennington’

Review (https://peterviney.wordpress.com/stage/the-resistible-rise-of-arturo-ui/) of The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, by Brecht, at the Donmar in London. The well-known cast is led by Lenny Henry as Arturo Ui, and the play parallels the rise of Hitler with the rise of Chicago gangster, Arturo Ui.


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Review of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale by The Kenneth Branagh Company,(FOLLOW LINK HERE) featuring Kenneth Branagh and Judi Dench. This review has been held back until after press night (November 7th), even though it’s entirely positive. We could only get tickets early in the run, they were full price and not marked “preview.” Directed by Kenneth Branagh. This is one of the major Shakespeare productions of 2015, playing in repertory with Harlequinade. I hate posting multiple reviews on one day, because earlier ones get far fewer “hits” … so do see Congreve’s LOVE FOR LOVE by the RSC below too!


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Review of She Stoops To Conquer (LINKED) at Bath Theatre Royal, directed by Lindsay Posner, with Anita Dobson and Michael Pennington. The play is time shifted from 1773 to the 1920s. Does it Work?


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