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Interview: Rebecca Lenkiewicz

September 26, 2012

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British playwright Rebecca Lenkiewicz’s adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People will be brand new for American audiences when it opens this week at New York’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes and starring Boyd Gaines and Richard Thomas. For Lenkiewicz, however, it has meant returning to a piece first […]

Interview: Daniel Brennan

September 20, 2012

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Set against critic-led awards showering praise on established players in UK theatre, the Off Cut Festival – on at London’s Riverside Studios from 25 September to 12 October – is refreshingly different. Now in its fourth year, Off Cut places audiences at its heart. Across three weeks, audience votes will see 28 short plays by […]

The Judas Kiss

September 13, 2012

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Drawing parallels between Christ’s betrayal by Judas and Oscar Wilde’s lover Lord Alfred ‘Bosie’ Douglas convincing him to stay in London to be arrested on charges of sodomy and gross indecency is audacious. But David Hare’s 1998 play never labours the analogy – here, a string of brilliant bon mots gilt some sharp edges. Director […]