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This is a listing for the 2010 season.
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A spotlight on Ireland at both Shaw...
Cushman write about Do Not Go Gentle in the second half of the review. Click read more & scroll down as
Cushman writes that Geraint Wyn Davies is “another actor who has, in the last few Stratford seasons, blossomed extraordinarily.”
“…a surprisingly warm-and-fuzzy look at the life of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, who in real life, was anything but warm and fuzzy…It’s lovely stuff, a riotous feast of language with a tour de force performance by a charismatic actor.” 3/4 Stars
“These exercises in nested hero worship are never particularly thrilling…there is insufficient distinguishing between these moments [the poetry] and the rest of the show – it all bleeds together, often confusingly…Since the script is so formless, it really needs stronger shaping.” 2/4 Stars
“Wyn Davies… grabs our attention from the opening moment and holds us tight in its grasp until play’s end…By tracing Thomas through his journey in words rather than through his scurrilous behavior, Pownall affirms that the poet survives the celebrity…”