Monthly Archives: November 2004

THEATRE REVIEW: ‘Grand Hotel: The Musical’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Few places can match the buzz and excitement of a big city hotel lobby and that electric air of expectation is fully caught in the opening number of Michael Grandage’s scintillating restaging of “Grand Hotel: … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Stage version of the movie ‘Festen’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Thomas Vinterberg’s “Festen,” a deeply affecting 1998 Danish film about the birthday party from hell, has been adapted into an emotionally shattering play in the hands of London’s Almeida Theatre Company. Dramatized by David Eldridge … Continue reading

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