Monthly Archives: March 2010

OLIVIER AWARDS: Rachel Weisz, Mark Rylance big winners

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Rachel Weisz was named best actress in a play as Blanche DuBois in “A Streetcar Named Desire” (for which Ruth Wilson, pictured left with Weisz, was named best supporting actress) and Mark Rylance (pictured below) … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘Love Never Dies’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Unlike lightning, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Phantom” does strike twice. More than 23 years after “Phantom of the Opera” became a worldwide sensation, the British composer has delivered a sequel in “Love Never Dies” that is … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Jonathan Pryce in ‘The Caretaker’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Harold Pinter’s masterpiece “The Caretaker” mirrors life in that it’s not entirely clear what’s going on but the joy, pain and despair are real. Not that there’s much joy in the late Nobel Prize-winning playwright’s … Continue reading

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