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Friday, September 15, 2017

Letters: Sir Peter Hall obituary by Meirion Bowen, Walter Hall, Brian Baxter and Gerry Harrison

Meirion Bowen writes: Peter Hall played a key role in rescuing the reputation as an opera composer of Sir Michael Tippett, dismissed and mocked in the 1950s as bafflingly over-complex and bi…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:12PM
Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Rita Gam obituary by Brian Baxter

Versatile actor with notable roles in films such as The Thief and KluteThe actor Rita Gam, who has died aged 87, starred in many films from the 1950s onwards, alongside famous names includin…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:31AM
Sunday, March 2, 2014

Alain Resnais obituary by Brian Baxter

Complex and avant-garde French film director best known for Night and Fog and Last Year in MarienbadAlain Resnais, who has died aged 91, was a director of elegance and distinction who, despi…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:51AM
Sunday, February 2, 2014

Maximilian Schell obituary by Brian Baxter

Actor and director who brought dark good looks and a commanding presence to his rolesAustrian by birth, Swiss by circumstance and international by reputation, Maximilian Schell, who has died…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:30PM
Sunday, August 25, 2013

Julie Harris obituary by Brian Baxter

Award-winning actor renowned for her work on Broadway and roles in classic films such as East of Eden and The HauntingUnable to make sufficient money from her novels, the great American writ…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:06PM
Sunday, February 10, 2013

John Kerr obituary by Brian Baxter

Actor who starred as the troubled pupil in Tea and Sympathy on stage and screenThe actor John Kerr, who has died aged 81, won a Tony award in his first starring role on the Broadway stage, …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:26AM
Sunday, September 11, 2011

Cliff Robertson obituary by Brian Baxter

The Oscar-winner for Charly in 1968 and a dogged challenger of studio malpracticeThe actor Cliff Robertson, who has died aged 88, had many claims to fame, among them being selected by Presid…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:45PM
Friday, June 24, 2011

Peter Falk obituary by Brian Baxter

American actor whose success as the scruffy TV detective Columbo was complemented by a variety of roles on stage and screenShow-business history records that the American actor Peter Falk, w…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:20PM
Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Farley Granger obituary by Brian Baxter

Actor who rose to fame in Hitchcock's Rope and Strangers On a Train, but refused to conform to Hollywood pressuresEarly on in his career, the actor Farley Granger, who has died aged 85, work…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:59AM
Monday, January 10, 2011

Peter Yates obituary by Brian Baxter

Versatile British film director known for Bullitt, The Deep and Breaking AwayThe director Peter Yates, who has died aged 81, helped Steve McQueen achieve iconic status with the cop movie Bu…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:39PM

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards