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British Theater

Skylight: A British Argument May Not Win an American Audience

Monica Bauer | Posted 06.03.2015 | Arts
Monica Bauer

It's as if an American had written a play about a six-year affair between Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky, where everybody made fun of Hillary.

First Nighter: Loneliness of Long Distance Runner a Bracing Race

David Finkle | Posted 03.23.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Depending on how the individual observer assesses Colin's choice, he can be considered either as declaring his independence or as self-destructively tossing it aside. Either way, Sillitoe's and Williams's (and movie director Tony Richardson's) final image is devastating, haunting, a truly indelible fade-out.

Stage Door: Neighborhood Watch, James Barbour, Cirque Shanghai

Fern Siegel | Posted 02.09.2012 | Arts
Fern Siegel

Middle-class frustrations are an Alan Ayckbourn specialty -- and in his 75th play, Neighborhood Watch, now at 59E59 Theaters, he posits a plausible story with unexpected results.

THEATRE: Matthew Fox Makes British Theatre Debut In Neil LaBute Play

The Guardian | Maev Kennedy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The star of Lost, Matthew Fox, is to make his West End debut in the world premiere of Neil LaBute's latest play, which will open in the spring. Set o...