Tag: Lee Hall

In ‘Network’ on Broadway, Design Battles Howard Beale

[Full article published in The Clyde Fitch Report, December 6, 2018.] The countdown clocks are everywhere at the Belasco Theatre these days. Whether on a screen or presented verbally by characters playing TV technicians or embodied by main characters playing veteran newsmen and newswomen, digital drives Lee Hall’s adaptation of Paddy Chayefsky’s 1976 film Network. The design almost overwhelms the story. Network is

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review: the pitmen painters

The Pitmen Painters By Lee Hall Inspired by a book by William Feaver Directed by Max Roberts Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, 261 West 47th Street production web site: http://www.mtc-nyc.org/current-season/pitmenpainters/ September 30, 2010 — December 12, 2010 Reviewed by Martha Wade Steketee October 3, 2010 Hardworking miners take advantage of community resources to improve their minds

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