Monthly Archives: January 2020
Written on January 21, 2020 at 2:59 pm, by Jennifer Lam
“Terrifically moving…casting Hunter was a masterstroke. Simon Godwin’s production, originally mounted at the Royal Shakespeare company and co-produced with D.C.’s Shakespeare Theatre Company, has his careful stamp. He and Emily Burns have cut the text intelligently. The American cast is uniformly beautifully spoken.” Read the full review in New York magazine.
Written on January 21, 2020 at 2:58 pm, by Jennifer Lam
“These clever phrasings are echoed in Hunter’s astounding performance. She brings to each dense moment a platter bejewelled with ironies.” Read the full review in The New Yorker.
Written on January 21, 2020 at 2:57 pm, by Jennifer Lam
“Simon Godwin has duly turned this problem play about the downfall of a spendthrift Athenian noble into a resonant parable of greed and inequality in our time.” Read the full review in the Financial Times.
Written on January 21, 2020 at 2:56 pm, by Jennifer Lam
“Simon Godwin’s staging [is] energetic…confident [with] brilliant sets and costumes by Soutra Gilmour. It takes less than no time, and a few pronoun flips, to accept Kathryn Hunter as Lady Timon, the wittily off-beat host of an arty Athenian salon. Hunter’s generosity as a performer—listening intently, never grandstanding—spills over into her interpretation. She contains multitudes.”…Read More »