Broadway.com This is an advertisement   skip this ad

 

Brief Encounter - Broadway

The hit from London's Kneehigh Theatre transfers to Broadway.

Latest Broadway Buzz

Hannah Yelland of Brief Encounter Wants to Put It in Writing in 2011

Hannah Yelland of Brief Encounter Wants to Put It in Writing in 2011

As the curtain goes down on 2010, Broadway.com is looking ahead to the new year. We’ve asked the brightest stars on Broadway to reflect on their personal highlights from the past year and to reveal their hopes for 2011. Check out what they had to say, and have a Happy New Year!

HANNAH YELLAND (Laura in Brief Encounter ...

Read More...

Brief Encounter’s Tristan Sturrock Vows to Keep His New York Love Affair Alive in 2011

Brief Encounter’s Tristan Sturrock Vows to Keep His New York Love Affair Alive in 2011

As the curtain goes down on 2010, Broadway.com is looking ahead to the new year. We’ve asked the brightest stars on Broadway to reflect on their personal highlights from the past year and to reveal their hopes for 2011. Check out what they had to say, and have a Happy New Year!

TRISTAN STURROCK (Alec in Brief Encounter ...

Read More...

Brief Encounter’s Hannah Yelland on Tragic Heroines and True Love

Brief Encounter’s Hannah Yelland on Tragic Heroines and True Love

Age: “Undisclosed”

Hometown: Hampton Court, “just outside of London, where Henry VIII lived. Not coincidentally, that is the name of my dog.”

Current role: Leaving no eyes dry in her Broadway debut as Laura, a 1930s housewife turned star-crossed lover, in Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Brief Encounter.

The Family Business: “There really was no hope,” Yelland says of ...

Read More...

Exclusive! Catch the Backstage Magic of Broadway's Brief Encounter

Exclusive! Catch the Backstage Magic of Broadway's Brief Encounter
View Photo Gallery...

Description-defying, multimedia romance Brief Encounter is stealing Broadway hearts eight times a week at Studio 54. The sweeping story combines Noel Coward’s stage play Still Life and screenplay Brief Encounter into an adaptation that is both theatrical and cinematic. Star-crossed lovers Alec and Laura are at the center of this epic romance, but they exist amid a snappy swirl ...

Broadway's Brief Encounter Extends at Studio 54

Broadway's Brief Encounter Extends at Studio 54

British import Brief Encounter, currently charming audiences at Roundabout Theatre’s Studio 54, has been extended by four weeks. The show, originally scheduled to close December 5, will now run through January 2, 2011.

A multimedia reimagining of Noel Coward’s screenplay of the same title, Brief Encounter chronicles the romantic journey of an unhappily married woman and the handsome ...

Read More...

An Affair to Remember at Brief Encounter's Opening Night

An Affair to Remember at Brief Encounter's Opening Night

It was an exhilarating opening night for British import Brief Encounter, and Broadway stars turned out to watch the star-crossed love story told through theater, music, film, dance, projections and even puppets. Once the curtain fell, the cast stayed in character as the show’s music hall-style band and treated the audience to some decidedly un-Noel Coward-like numbers. Sister Sledge ...

Watch Video

Lights, Camera, Action! Brief Encounter on Opening Night

Lights, Camera, Action! Brief Encounter on Opening Night
View Photo Gallery...

The red carpet at Roundabout Theatre Company’s Studio 54 was awash with stars of stage and screen as they arrived to take in the opening night of British import Brief Encounter. Noel Coward fans and Roundabout favorites alike—or, in the case of actor Victor Garber, both!—couldn't wait to take their seats. Broadway has been buzzing about ...

Our Word of Mouth Panel Spends a Moment with Brief Encounter

Our Word of Mouth Panel Spends a Moment with Brief Encounter

Anyone who knows the classic film Brief Encounter remembers the star-crossed love story at its center: two married people fall madly in love with each other in a train station, but are torn apart by the social mores of 1930s England. Now on Broadway, a new British import reimagines the film—and the Noel Coward play on which it was ...

Watch Video

Emma Rice on Her Long Romance with Brief Encounter

Emma Rice on Her Long Romance with Brief Encounter

About the author:
Emma Rice will do whatever it takes to tell a story. As the artistic director of Cornwall-based Kneehigh Theatre and adapter/director of Broadway’s latest British import, Brief Encounter, Rice took that beloved film—and Still Life, the Noel Coward play that inspired it—and blended traditional theater with Coward's music hall songs, film clips ...

Read More...

Tristan Sturrock on Mixing Love and Laughter in Broadway's Brief Encounter

Tristan Sturrock on Mixing Love and Laughter in Broadway's Brief Encounter

Age: “43 and loving it”

Hometown: Cornwall, UK, “the tiny southwest leg of England that protrudes from the country.”

Currently: Tugging heartstrings in his Broadway debut as debonair Dr. Alec Harvey, who embarks on a doomed love affair in Roundabout Theatre Company’s production of Brief Encounter.

The Artist as a Young Man: Growing up in rural England, Sturrock was ...

Read More...
Video On Demand
Sponsored by: