Posts Tagged ‘Philip Cumbus’

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 John Milton’s “Comus: A Masque in Honour of Chastity” at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. Director Lucy Bailey and writer Patrick Barlow have created  a frame play, based on its 1634 original production. The result is very funny and very lively.


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Review of The Importance of Being Earnest, (LINKED) starring David Suchet as Lady Bracknell. An excellent, straightforward version of my favorite post-Shakespeare British comedy.


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Review of John Ford’s ‘Tis Pity She’s A Whore at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare’s Globe. A first-rate production opening the winter indoor season. The second production I’ve seen of this play this year.


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