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Kathryn Hunter as Red Peter; Photo by Chang W. Lee for the New York Times

A Captive of Human Nature


“Movie stars like Meryl Streep and Robert De Niro are celebrated for their ability to transform into the characters they play on screen, so that their very voices seem to take on new sounds, and their bodies new shapes. But, to my knowledge, they have not ever attempted adding several inches to their arms to embody a character.

That’s the unsettling achievement of the extraordinary London-based actorKathryn Hunter — and it’s done live, folks! No digital trickery possible.”

To read Charles Isherwood’s full review, click here!