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A Life in the Theatre

— Patrick Stewart and T.R. Knight star in the Broadway premiere of David Mamet's two-hander.


A behind-the-scenes peek at the challenge of actors battling to share both a dressing room and the spotlight, A Life in the Theatre follows two actors in a repertory company: Robert, an older, experienced performer and John, a newcomer to the stage. John at first welcomes Robert’s guidance, but soon overshadows his mentor. From rehearsals to reprisals, from ego trips to acting tips, the play gives a glimpse into the complex relationship that develops as the torch is passed from one generation to the next—a passing that wavers from love and mutual respect to impatience and resentment.

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This fast-paced 90-minute play features multiple quick changes for stars Patrick Stewart and T.R. Knight, who give tour-de-force performances in a range of accents and acting styles. (When the actors are performing scenes from plays within the play, they turn their ...

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