Tag: American Airlines Theatre

She’s Bernhardt, She’s Hamlet, and She Wears the Pants

[Full article published in The Clyde Fitch Report, September 26, 2018.] A search for an absent father and finding solace on the stage are both captured beautifully in Teresa Rebeck’s new play Bernhardt/Hamlet. The problem is, there’s more to the play. A lot more. Actress Sarah Bernhardt — born in 1844 to a Dutch courtesan, died in 1923,

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When John Lithgow Called, He Said Yes

[Full article published in TDF Stages, January 11, 2018.] How director Daniel Sullivan is helping the actor honor his father Tony-winning director Daniel Sullivan is known for helming complex, multicharacter plays on Broadway, from sumptuous period pieces like last season’s revival of The Little Foxes, to new works by the likes of David Auburn, Donald Margulies, and

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Review: The Price at American Airlines Theatre

[Caption: Danny DeVito, Mark Ruffalo, and Tony Shalhoub, making an assessment of lives lived in The Price. Photo: Joan Marcus.] [article as originally published in Exeunt Magazine, April 11, 2017.] Arthur Miller wrote The Price in the late 1960s when he was in his early 50s and America was erupting in civil demonstration about wars and

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review: man and boy

Man and Boy by Terence Rattigan Directed by Maria Aitken Featuring Frank Langella American Airlines Theatre, 227 West 42nd Street September 9, 2011 — November 27, 2011 production web site Reviewed by Martha Wade Steketee November 21, 2011 Young adult son and overbearing businessman father.  World finance and youthful idealism.  Outrageous wealth and bohemian basement apartment.

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review: the importance of being earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde Directed by Brian Bedford Featuring Brian Bedford, Jayne Houdyshell, Brian Murray, Charlotte Parry, David Furr Roundabout Theatre Company, American Airlines Theatre, 227 West 42nd Street production web site:  http://tinyurl.com/6dajabl January 13, 2011 — July 3, 2011 Reviewed by Martha Wade Steketee May 7, 2011 My cousin visiting

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review: mrs. warren’s profession

Mrs. Warren’s Profession By George Bernard Shaw Directed by Doug Hughes Starring Cherry Jones, Sally Hawkins, Mark Harelik, Edward Hibbert Roundabout Theatre Company, American Airlines Theatre, 227 West 42nd Street production web site: http://www.roundabouttheatre.org/aat/?gclid=CIXFpey_16MCFZJd5QodaUCSuw previews begin September 3, 2010, opens October 3, 2010 Reviewed by Martha Wade Steketee September 29, 2010 George Bernard Shaw‘s play in

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