Review: Shaffer revival opens Westport
Post-ChronicleReview: Shaffer revival opens Westport Playhouse seasonPost-ChronicleBut it is Westport Playhouse favorite, Paxton Whitehead, who really brings the play to life in act two when he makes his appearance as Lettice's solicitor. I've commented more than once in this column that any script, any production, is immediately ...
Posted on 12 June 2017 | 9:02 am
Cecilia Hart: 3 Facts to Know about James
Earn The NecklaceCecilia Hart: 3 Facts to Know about James Earl Jones' WifeEarn The NecklaceHart starred opposite Paxton Whitehead in Bedroom Farce at the Westport Country Playhouse in 2015. The two are longtime co-stars, who have played a married couple five times before. Hart's most memorable role was her TV debut as Stacey Erickson in the ...and more »
Posted on 12 June 2017 | 5:50 am
O'Neill Center Preparing For 'Superhero'; CT
Hartford CourantO'Neill Center Preparing For 'Superhero'; CT Critics Nominations Are InHartford Courant... special honors are being bestowed on Paulette Haupt (founder of the O'Neill Center's National Music Theater Conference), James Lecesne ("The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey") and actor Paxton Whitehead (currently appearing in "Lettice and ...
Posted on 8 June 2017 | 8:53 am
Westport's 'Lettice & Lovage'
Hartford CourantWestport's 'Lettice & Lovage' Delightfully Messes With Your HeadHartford CourantSarah Manton (who plays Schoen's secretary Miss Framer) and Paxton Whitehead (the lawyer Mr. Bardolph, a role Whitehead first played in the Broadway production of 1990) were both in "What the Butler Saw" at Westport Country Playhouse last year.and more »
Posted on 7 June 2017 | 6:05 am
Photo Flash: First Look at LETTICE AND
Broadway WorldPhoto Flash: First Look at LETTICE AND LOVAGE at Westport Country PlayhouseBroadway WorldPaxton Whitehead will reprise his Broadway portrayal of Mr. Bardolph (WCP's "What the Butler Saw," "Bedroom Farce," "The Circle," "How the Other Half Loves," "Time of My Life," "Relatively Speaking," "A Bench in the Sun," and "The Crucifer of Blood ...
Posted on 6 June 2017 | 9:51 am
Preview of 'Bedroom Farce' at Westport
Photo Attached: The cast of “Bedroom Farce” at Westport Country Playhouse August 25 – September 13: L-R – Matthew Greer, Nicole Lowrance, Scott Drummond, Claire Karpen, Cecilia Hart, Paxton Whitehead, Carson Elrod, and Sarah Manton. Photo by Peter ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 10:24 am
Another Alan Ayckbourn play at Westport
It’s an age-old theater question — is humor harder to play than serious drama? “That’s a very tough one to answer,” said veteran actor Paxton Whitehead. “I don’t know honestly. For some it is, for some it isn’t. For some of us, I think it ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 8:20 am
Playhouse to stage Ayckbourn's Bedroom Farce
Paxton Whitehead, as Ernest, was in WCP’s “The Circle,” “How the Other Half Loves,” “Time of My Life,” and “Relatively Speaking.” Broadway credits include “The Importance of Being Earnest,” “Absurd Person Singular,” “My Fair ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 3:46 am
What the Butler Saw
Sarah Manton and Paxton Whitehead in Joe Orton's What the Butler Saw, directed by John Tillinger, at Center Theatre Group's Mark Taper Forum. (© Craig Schwartz) Joe Orton's What the Butler Saw has been shocking audiences since 1969. It deals openly with ...
Posted on 12 December 2014 | 6:09 am
Epigrams and clothes fly in Taper's 'What
"What the Butler Saw" is not very likely to enrage patrons of the Mark ... Upping the madcap ante, Dr. Rance (Paxton Whitehead) arrives from "Her Majesty's Government" ("your immediate superiors in madness") to inspect the clinic where, as Mrs. Prentice ...
Posted on 24 November 2014 | 4:00 pm