HELL, the movie has Buster Keaton, Cecil B DeMille and Hedda Hopper making cameos in it. You can't beat that! Wasn't particularly fond of the musical first time around (Saw Betty Buckley in the role). I have heard that this is somewhat of a stripped down version and that Glen Close was worth the price of admission. I will probably just rent the movie.
Yeah John Douglas Thompson, when asked awhile back to reprise the role, sort of said "Been there done that." I have been too busy Dusting off, repairing and rebuilding to sit in on a rehearsal. However from what I am hearing, Mr Abili is going to knock it out of the park as well.
Irish Rep is remounting the Emperor Jones by Eugene O'Neil. I believe previews begin the first or second week of March. I am very proud of this piece! Sort of a self promo here. Shill if you will. Got to design all the apparitions and Hunts. It is actually more revelevant in todays political clime then when we put it up 8 years ago! Imagine, A self proclaimed Emperor's slow descent into madness.
Patti Lupone went to my High School, Northport's own¡ She was a few year ahead of me but I rmember a daywhen she came into my Jr High's lunchroom and belted out a couple lines fro a show they were doing at the High School to drum up audience.
Schizophrenic directing. Julie cannot direct feelings or emotions. Many actors have a problem with her. She can make beautiful stage pictures but the story falls through the cracks. These stage pictures most times have nothing at all to do with the story. Then they are clumsily linked together with the text. I used to be in awe of her work, however after seeing many productions I now come away with a feeling she is holding the piece at arms distance wondering how she pee on it to m