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West End Travesties Star Freddie Fox on How Stoppard Makes You Smarter, John Hurt's Words of Wisdom & Not Going Hollywood

West End Travesties Star Freddie Fox on How Stoppard Makes You Smarter, John Hurt's Words of Wisdom & Not Going Hollywood

Freddie Fox has appeared on the London stage opposite Lindsay Duncan in Hay Fever and Rupert Everett in The Judas Kiss, among many other credits, but is currently giving the stage performance of his career so far as Tristan Tzara, the Romanian-born French Dadaist and poet at the seriocomic heart of Travesties. The director Patrick Marber's brilliant production of Tom ...

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Michael Esper on Playing Tom in London's Glass Menagerie, Working with David Bowie and Sting & His NYC Plans

Michael Esper on Playing Tom in London's Glass Menagerie, Working with David Bowie and Sting & His NYC Plans

Broadway actor Michael Esper has made a sizable impression on the London stage of late, moving from his acclaimed performance opposite Michael C. Hall in the U.K. stage debut of the David Bowie-scored Lazarus to his current run as Tom, opposite Cherry Jones's Amanda, in The Glass Menagerie at the Duke of York's Theatre. With a list of credits ...

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West End Star Joanna Riding on Singing Gary Barlow's Music in The Girls, Defying Nudie Show Expectations & Skipping the Gym

West End Star Joanna Riding on Singing Gary Barlow's Music in The Girls, Defying Nudie Show Expectations & Skipping the Gym

Two-time Olivier Award winner Joanna Riding has staked her formidable reputation on such musical theater classics as Carousel and My Fair Lady, now she is in previews at the Phoenix Theatre for the West End debut of a brand new British musical, The Girls, adapted from 2003 hit British film comedy Calendar Girls. Telling the true story of a ...

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Tony Nominee Paul Ritter on Throwing Paint on Rufus Sewell & Tim Key, Following Elton John on Tony Night & Starring in Art

Tony Nominee Paul Ritter on Throwing Paint on Rufus Sewell & Tim Key, Following Elton John on Tony Night & Starring in Art

Paul Ritter was a 2009 Tony nominee for his superb performance in Alan Ayckbourn’s The Norman Conquests and now the British stage and TV stalwart is appearing with Rufus Sewell and Tim Key in the 20th-anniversary revival of Yasmina Reza’s Tony-winning play Art, the dark comedy about a friendship rent asunder by a painting is at the Old Vic Theatre. A veteran of ...

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Florence Andrews on Letting Her Hair Down in London's School of Rock & More

Florence Andrews on Letting Her Hair Down in London's School of Rock & More

Florence Andrews is lending some sterling vocals and whiplash timing to the London premiere of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical School of Rock, based on the Richard Linklater/Jack Black film and now running at the New London Theatre, the onetime home of Cats. The fast-rising performer plays the starchy—or maybe not—Rosalie Mullins, who also happens to be the principal ...

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Ben Turner on Not Being Pigeon-Holed, Playing an Eight-Year-Old Boy & Flying High in London's The Kite Runner

Ben Turner on Not Being Pigeon-Holed, Playing an Eight-Year-Old Boy & Flying High in London's The Kite Runner

Ben Turner's theater credits include the Eddie Redmayne Richard II at the Donmar and the Almeida's revival of Clifford Odets' Awake and Sing but the classically trained performer is now taking the West End lead in The Kite Runner, adapted from the Khaled Hosseini bestselling 2003 novel of the same name that was itself filmed in 2007. Playing the Afghani ...

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Matthew Seadon-Young on Playing Gerry Goffin in London's Beautiful, the Art of Taking Over a Role & Not Doing Side Show with His Brother

Matthew Seadon-Young on Playing Gerry Goffin in London's Beautiful, the Art of Taking Over a Role & Not Doing Side Show with His Brother

Matthew Seadon-Young's London musical credits include Billy Elliot, Urinetown and Les Miserables and now the ebullient performer is playing the American lyricist (and onetime husband of Carole King) Gerry Goffin in Beautiful at the Aldwych Theatre. A relatively new recruit to a production heading into its third year in the West End, Seadon-Young took time recently to talk about the ...

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She Loves Me's Scarlett Strallen on Singing 'Ice-Cream' with a British Accent, Meeting Barbara Cook & More

She Loves Me's Scarlett Strallen on Singing 'Ice-Cream' with a British Accent, Meeting Barbara Cook & More

No sooner had the gossamer-voiced Scarlett Strallen got herself a base in New York before the English star of such shows as Mary Poppins, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder and the West End's most recent A Chorus Line found herself back in her home country, this time to play the lovelorn Amalia in the Menier Chocolate Factory's enchanting ...

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'It Stays in Your Bloodstream': Russell Hornsby Discusses Revisiting Fences & Denzel Washington's 'Love Movement'

'It Stays in Your Bloodstream': Russell Hornsby Discusses Revisiting Fences & Denzel Washington's 'Love Movement'

Russell Hornsby is no stranger to the work of August Wilson; in addition to the 2010 revival of Fences, he's appeared off-Broadway in King Hedley II and Jitney. Now, he's taking the playwright's work to the screen as he reprises his performance as Lyons in the film adaptation of Fences, in theaters on December 25. Among his co-stars are four ...

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Every Brilliant Thing's Jonny Donahoe on Bringing the Show to HBO, Making Mental Health Approachable & the Genius of Feta Cheese

Every Brilliant Thing's Jonny Donahoe on Bringing the Show to HBO, Making Mental Health Approachable & the Genius of Feta Cheese

Following the film adaptations of Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill and All the Way this year, HBO has once again brought the New York stage to the screen with Every Brilliant Thing. Comedian Jonny Donahoe headlined the solo show at the Barrow Street Theatre in 2015, having previously toured the U.K. with it. The play follows a ...

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