Cherry Jones in 'Doubt'; photo: Joan Marcus Cherry Jones is one of America's finest and most admired actors. I say "finest
The Hank Williams biopic opens March 25.
Despite glowing reviews from its out of town tryout, a stellar cast and a great play, I was not transported by the performance I caught of The Glass Menagerie. I blame the New York Yankees and the raves.
From the opening minutes of The Glass Menagerie, you must accept that you'll be spending 150 minutes with a difficult family full of sad and disappointed people.
Is there anyone who pretends to know anything about the theatre who has not seen or read The Glass Menagerie? It's the production that counts, and there have been entirely too many to count.
How do you stage a play so that even audiences who have watched numerous versions feel they are seeing it for the first time?
First Nighter: Tennessee Williams's Memorable Glass Menagerie, William Inge's Forgettable Natural Affection
It was when Tennessee Williams took him to see The Glass Menagerie that William Inge decided to become a playwright -- very much influenced, as it turned out, by his pal.
I've seen over half a dozen Macbeths over the course of my career. We're going to have Romeo and Juliet running off-Broadway the same time it is running on Broadway. I'm often asked: Why? Yes, they are Shakespeare classics. But do people really want to see them again and again?
Asking an audience to believe that Chastain could stroll through Washington Square Park without attracting the eye of a single bachelor requires a highly active imagination.
Did you catch the premiere of "Awake"? Arguably the most ambitious TV series in a long time, it's definitely a network drama