Wilson Reverend Evan Colpus Geddeth Smith Ethel Voysey Katharine Powell Honor Voysey Rachel Black Trenchard Voysey Christopher Duva Hugh Voysey Todd Weeks The ever-enterprising Atlantic Theater Company delivers a bracing revival, anchored by a regal performance from Fritz Weaver, of Harley Granville Barker
's classic study of the ethical fault lines on which 19th century financial buccaneers founded their entrepreneurial empires.
This remarkably assured play--with a strong contemporary relevance--was written when Harley Granville Barker
was only 28 and is his best known work, as well as being his most ironic and morally complex.
(1877-1946) mounted three Shakespeare productions on an apron stage in 1912 and 1914.
Stoker's essay "The Question of a National Theatre" (1908) is an important contri- bution, following Irving's death, to the vigorous debate being conducted with proponents such as Harley Granville Barker
and William Archer.
I have just now come back from a trip as advertising agent for the Granville Barker
Greek plays at Princeton, and I have earned nearly as much in a week as I did in a term as a freshman.
Having once run the National, Hall has been invited back there in 2004 to direct Harley Granville Barker
's rarely produced 1926 play "The Secret Life."
on Victorian Shakespeare, Poel, Craig, Granville Barker
), he sets it within the firm contours of his own carefully drawn map; his survey of twentieth-century developments in stage architecture is particularly astute.
The result was a chain gang of upper and middle-class rogues, made famous in the fictitious villains of writers as diverse as Thackeray, Dickens, George Eliot, Trollope, Gissing, Galsworthy and Granville Barker
. They were based on real-life criminals like John Sadleir of the Tipperary Bank, the model for Dickens' Merdle in Little Dorrit; the sanctimonious Jabez Balfour, who swindled the depositors of the Liberator Building Society out of millions of pounds before fleeing to Argentina; and fraudulent company promoters like George Hudson, the "railway king" and friend until bankruptcy of the Queen, Prince Albert and the Duke of Wellington; Harry J.
Her sources range very widely from actors' biographies to official reports as she emphasises theatrical activities outside London and also outside the relatively constraining narratives that concentrate either on the exemplary/radical traditions associated with, for example Granville Barker
, the Workers' Theatre Movement, and the Royal Court, or on the West End.
Directed by Harley Granville Barker
, Trojan Women played at educational institutions such as the University of Pennsylvania, Yale, Harvard, and the College of the City of New York along with Euripides' Iphigenia in Tauris (discussed by Slater in this volume).
Both Pinter and Granville Barker
gain by Innes's decision to focus upon their 'orchestrated reticences', while the neat pairing of the Shakespeare-protagonists of Shaw's Dark Lady of the Sonnets and Bond's Bingo enables Innes to expand upon their authors' shared sense of 'ethical purpose'.
As Falocco tackles William Poel, Harley Granville Barker
, Nugent Monck, Tyrone Guthrie and Sam Wanamaker and "The New Globe", his account of the various efforts and their ideological nuances is highly informative and well considered.
Biographer and scholar Eric Salmon, editing a letter written by Harley Granville Barker
, fusses over what he calls a mysterious "momentary aberration, or even a slip of the pen" on the playwright's part.
Kenneth Posner won the lighting nod for his work on "Wild Party" and the Roundabout Theater Co.'s "Give Me Your Answer, Do!," and Martin Pakledinaz took the costume prize for "Wild Party" and Theater for a New Audience's revival of Harley Granville Barker
The directors are Peter Brook (by Maria Shevtsova), Glen Byam Shaw (Nick Walton), Declan Donnellan (Paul Prescott), Peter Gill (John Burgess), Harley Granville Barker
(Christopher McCullough), Tyrone Guthrie (Robert Shaughnessy), Peter Hall (Peter Holland), Terry Hands (Phillip Breen), Henry Irving (Russell Jackson), Michael Langham (Kevin Ewert), Robert Lepage (Karen Fricker), Joan Littlewood (Lesley Wade Soule), Trevor Nunn (Martin White), Joseph Papp (Patricia Lennox), Ben Iden Payne (Franklin J.