Roundabout Roundup: Looking Back at 2010 pt. 2

Posted on: January 3rd, 2011 by Roundabout

'Brief Encounter' makes a splash on Broadway!

Arm’s-Length Soul Mates, Swooning but Stoically Chaste - September 28, 2010

"The acrobatics of love are performed in high style in “Brief Encounter,” which is surely the most enchanting work of stagecraft ever inspired by a movie.

The physical activities that occur in this exquisite British-born production, which opened on Tuesday night at Studio 54, are both more everyday and exotic than that, routinely described but seldom enacted." - Ben Brantley, New York Times

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Emma Rice on Her Long Romance with Brief Encounter - September 28, 2010

"Emma Rice will do whatever it takes to tell a story. As the artistic director of Cornwall-based Kneehigh Theatre and adapter/director of Broadway’s latest British import, Brief Encounter, Rice took that beloved film—and Still Life, the Noel Coward play that inspired it—and blended traditional theater with Coward's music hall songs, film clips, projections, dance and puppets to tell her version of the star-crossed love tale." -

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Broadway's Best: picks Brief Encounter as one of their top 5 Broadway production of 2010

"A swooningly romantic show that’s also a laugh riot? It doesn’t seem possible, but the British import Brief Encounter is anything but a typical evening of theater." -

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Hannah Yelland and Tristan Sturrock in Brief Encounter; Photo Credit: Joan Marcus, 2010

'Everyday Rapture' takes on the Tony's!

Everyday Rapture was nominated for two awards at the 2010 American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards:

  • Best book of Musical - Dick Scanlan and Sherie Rene Scott
  • Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical - Sherie Rene Scott

The cast also brought down the house in the night's opening number!

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2009-2010 Season, 2010-2011 Season, Brief Encounter, Everyday Rapture, Roundabout Roundup

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