Monthly Archives: July 2003

THEATRE REVIEW: Polly Teale’s ‘After Mrs. Rochester’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – She was the mad Creole woman in the attic, the tormented creature whose existence gave Charlotte Bronte’s “Jane Eyre” its dark, Gothic power. She was Mr. Rochester’s first wife, Bertha, and her trapped rage haunts … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Kenneth Branagh in David Mamet’s ‘Edmond’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – After a decade’s absence from the London stage, Kenneth Branagh could not have chosen a better showcase for his prodigious talents than David Mamet’s pugnacious little play “Edmond”. As the title character in Mamet’s allegory, … Continue reading

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