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Posted on 8 August 2018 | 4:16 pm
Review: Charlotte Jones' new Sussex play
West Sussex County TimesReview: Charlotte Jones' new Sussex play sizzles with sexual energyWest Sussex County TimesJones' play - ten years in incubation – is not, of course, about sex at all. ... There is no better example of all this than Jean St Clair's immaculately understated performance of Rachel's mother Alice – who is profoundly deaf and struggles to find ...
Posted on 20 July 2018 | 3:34 am
The Top 20 Portrayals of Satan in Movie
TVOvermindThe Top 20 Portrayals of Satan in Movie HistoryTVOvermindSatan sends goblins to Earth to accomplish his goal. The movie wasn't a big hit when it was released by was acclaimed for its photography and story. The movie starred a young Tom Cruise, Mia Sara, David Bennent, Alice Playten, Billy Barty, Cork Hubbert ...and more »
Posted on 20 April 2018 | 3:12 am
23 Performers Who Got Their Start as a
Playbill.com23 Performers Who Got Their Start as a Broadway KidPlaybill.comThanks to long-running hits like The Lion King, Matilda, and Les Misérables, Broadway has been home to many a child performer. Not many continue on with Broadway careers as adults, but that hasn't stopped this group from turning childhood success into ...
Posted on 27 July 2017 | 9:05 pm
Ribbons Down Their Backs: The Supporting
Ribbons Down Their Backs: The Supporting Ladies of HELLO, DOLLY!Broadway WorldHello, Dolly! is one of the most famous Broadway star vehicles, and no production has yet made that clearer than the one with Bette Midler's name floating high atop the marquee (along with the 'sold out' sign). But what about the supporting ladies that ...
Posted on 29 May 2017 | 12:02 pm
See the Cast of 'Legend' Then and Now
Director Ridley Scott dubbed over Bennent's voice in the film, using co-star Alice Playten for Gump's dialogue instead because Bennent's voice sounded "too German." Prior to his role in 'Legend,' Bennent had a constroversial role in 'The Tin Drum' at the ...
Posted on 23 May 2013 | 4:31 am
Actress Alice Playten dies
Diminutive actress Alice Playten, whose career spanned more than 50 years, parts including Baby Louise in Broadway’s original “Gypsy,” a Tony nomination for “Henry, Sweet Henry” and two Obie wins, died of heart failure complicated by both ...
Posted on 5 July 2011 | 11:45 am
Marriage, New York Style: Frank Rich and
A civil rights landmark, plus the latest production of 'The Normal Heart' and a tribute to the actress Alice Playten. Adam: Hi, Frank. When you came over to New York, we said we’d try a weekly dialogue of some sort. Right now you’re closing next week ...
Posted on 28 June 2011 | 9:39 am
Alice Playten, actress on Broadway
NEW YORK — Alice Playten, a versatile character actress and musical comedy voice whose piping wail earned her comparisons to a baby Ethel Merman, died Saturday in New York. She was 63 and lived in Manhattan. The cause was heart failure after a lifelong ...
Posted on 27 June 2011 | 6:56 pm
In Memoriam: Alice Playten
FRED PLOTKIN is one of America’s foremost experts on opera and has distinguished himself in many fields as a writer, speaker, consultant and as a compelling teacher. He is an expert on everything Italian, the person other so-called Italy experts turn to ...
Posted on 27 June 2011 | 3:18 pm