Theatre reviews: The Dresser and One Night In Miami

Theatre reviews: The Dresser and One Night In Miami
 

In his celebrated 1980 play, Ronald Harwood put a new spin on that intimate master-servant relationship by showing how no actor is a hero to his dresser.
The Dresser is loosely based on the time Harwood spent in the mid-1950s as dresser to Sir Donald Wolfit, one of the last of the great actor-managers, who toured the country taking plays by Shakespeare and his contemporaries to audiences who would otherwise have been starved of the classics. 
Wolfit and his breed were often mocked by their metropolitan colleagues and Harwood does not shy away from portraying the overweening egotism and... read more

 
16 October 2016 in Entertainment, Views: 42
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