The estimable Janet McTeer plays the Divine Sarah in Theresa Rebeck's comedy, set in 1899 as the most celebrated actress of her day prepares to take on the most famous role in theater. Moritz von Stuelpnagel directs the world premiere for Roundabout Theatre Company.
|Venue name:||American Airlines Theatre||Contact:|
227 W 42nd St
|Cross street:||between Seventh and Eighth Aves|
|Transport:||Subway: A, C, E to 42nd St–Port Authority; N, Q, R, 42nd St S, 1, 2, 3, 7 to 42nd St–Times Sq|
- American Airlines Theatre $49–$139
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MCTEER'S THE JEWEL IN THE CROWN ...
...but the Crown lacks Lustre...
Rostand, brilliant and dashing in life-- appears attired as an accountant (and acts like one as well). please... a scarf, a sequin, ...he could embrace her with one arm and steal her rapier ...step back and tease her as in a Cyrano parody... "Jeune homme..." This is Broadway into the 21st Century! please ...some BRIO !
Yorick could cough a plume of ash and speak, "...Ah,once beautiful Boy, a perfect Prince, we gamboled (..etc.) "NOW BECOME A MAN."
We're playing at PLAYING Shakespeare here!
Still ...as the woman in line at the bar said to me, "I could buy a ticket to hear McTeer read the phonebook." TouchE