Thanks for a great week’s exhibition in L.A.
Next stop Palm Springs.
L.A. Times Review: Click here => http://soa.li/GHEKaV
Review: Chaos, laughs as ‘Hamlet’ is readied in ‘Three Days’
Like Hamlet, L.A. actor Alex Hyde-White is haunted by the ghost of his father, the British character actor Wilfrid. Best known as Colonel Pickering in the 1964 film “My Fair Lady,” Wilfrid warned his son that “true talent usually skips a generation.” This is Alex’s rebuttal…
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Here is a very nice interview from Streetscape in St. Louis: http://youtu.be/btbq1EmqByk
A hero’s journey from the most unlikely of sources, a Shakespeare in Love for the reality set…
What makes this first-person doc special is the hero’s personal narrative; an actor/manager, dealing with the “ghost” of his famous father, both real and imagined.
Taking place over three days, they rehearse and perform a stage reading of Shakespeare’s classic — in this day of mixed media and cultural attention deficit itself a monumental task that is rendered gracefully — and what results is a fascinating look at how, once again, art illuminates life.
By holding the mirror up to ourselves, we illuminate the world around us.