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Chloe Grace Moretz to Star in THE LIBRARY at The Public; Soderbergh to Direct

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ClydeBarrow
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joined:6/20/12
Kinda surprised that no one has posted this yet but with the announcements of NOISES OFF, TITANIC and Radcliffe this might not be as flashy.

Moretz makes some bad decisions for film but I enjoy her in whatever drivel she's in. Soderbergh is one of my favorite directors so I'm excited to see what he does on stage. The Public is KILLING it lately!
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willep
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joined:9/20/08
Yeah, quite a day for announcements. I'm excited for this one too.
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CarmenDeBris
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joined:10/28/06
STOKED for this! Chloe pretty consistently delivers a good performance. Very excited to see her on stage.
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RentBoy86
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joined:2/15/05
It's called The Library and about a school shooting? Hm…. this sounds like a lifetime movie.
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Visceral_Fella
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joined:1/18/12
I enjoyed her performance in Carrie I may have to see this.
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ClydeBarrow
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I'll admit that I didn't read the article but I just did. I loved Side Effects (and liked Contagion) so I'm pretty excited to see a Scott Z. Burns play.
"Pardon my prior Mcfee slip. I know how to spell her name. I just don't know how to type it." -Talulah
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ClydeBarrow
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Purchased my ticket for the second week of previews. Tickets are now on sale and I'm assuming they'll go fast for this line-up.
"Pardon my prior Mcfee slip. I know how to spell her name. I just don't know how to type it." -Talulah
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jbroadway4
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BUMP

Has anyone seen it? How was it?
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haterobics
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joined:3/29/14
There's another thread floating around. I didn't care for it. Chloe and the cast were great, direction fine, I had problems with the book.
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AC126748
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joined:7/15/06
I thought the acting was among the best I've seen this season. Chloe Grace Moretz is a stage natural; Lili Taylor takes a role that could easily be played to cliché and does subtle, affecting work; Jennifer Westfeldt and the young male actor (name escapes me) are terrific. The play is a bit slight and the production isn't perfect, but the performances are first-rate.
"You travel alone because other people are only there to remind you how much that hook hurts that we all bit down on. Wait for that one day we can bite free and get back out there in space where we belong, sail back over water, over skies, into space, the hook finally out of our mouths and we wander back out there in space spawning to other planets never to return hurrah to earth and we'll look back and can't even see these lives here anymore. Only the taste of blood to remind us we ever existed. The earth is small. We're gone. We're dead. We're safe." -John Guare, Landscape of the Body
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n2nbaby
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I this were still playing when I go to the city in June. I adore Moretz and Westfeldt.
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cglaid
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joined:6/8/08
I thought Chloe got better as the show went on, but the real stand out was Daryl Sabara. The show itself was not good, but not bad either. School shooting stories make me very uncomfortable and I felt like a lot of it missed the mark emotionally. Lilli Taylor was good, Tamara Tunie was a disappointment (shouldn't she be more comfortable with her character's language, having spent so many years on SVU?), Jennifer Westfeldt could've been replaced by anyone and fared the same and the actor who played Chloe's father was awful. The lighting cues/flashes were horrible and I thought the bare set worked to the show's disadvantage.

 
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