— Patrick Stewart and T.R. Knight star in the Broadway premiere of David Mamet's two-hander.
|On Sale||aug 23, 2010|
|Preview||sep 21, 2010|
|Opening||oct 12, 2010|
|Closing||nov 28, 2010|
90mins. (0 Intermission)
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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.
What Is A Life in the Theatre Like?
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 ...