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‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ does right by LAMDA

By Ray Bennett LONDON – A fund-raiser for LAMDA, the London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art, attracted a packed house to a performance of hit West End show “The Play That Goes Wrong” on Tuesday.

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THEATRE REVIEW: Emma Williams shines in ‘Love Story’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Those for whom Arthur Hiller’s 1970 tearjerker “Love Story” is the hallmark of mawkish manipulation will be amazed to learn that Erich Segal’s original novella has been turned into a delightfully elegant and satisfying stage … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Ronald Harwood’s ‘Taking Sides’, ‘Collaboration’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – British playwright Ronald Harwood’s 1995 play “Taking Sides” and his latest, “Collaboration,” presented in tandem at the Duchess Theatre in London’s West End, each deal with people trapped in the quagmire of Nazi Germany and … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Nicholas de Jongh’s ‘Plague Over England’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – At a time when Sean Penn is honoured for playing a gay man who was slain, Nicholas de Jongh’s dull play “Plague Over England,” about how legendary British Shakespearean actor John Gielgud was embarrassed in … Continue reading

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