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NT Live: She Stoops to Conquer was today
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Cut and pasted from an email from the National Theatre:

She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith

The National Theatre Live season continues with the smash-hit production She Stoops to Conquer, currently playing to packed houses in the National's Olivier Theatre. One of the great, generous-hearted and ingenious comedies of the English language, the play is a celebration of chaos, courtship and the dysfunctional family.

Follow the link for more information about the production and to find your nearest venue:
http://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/68406/productions/she-stoops-to-conquer.html

Raks's Says

In marked contrast to the rest of the NT audience, and also the NT staff, She Stoops to Conquer is NOT one of my favourite productions currently on at the NT; that is reserved for Travelling Light. As far as She Stoops is concerned, I enjoy the show but I can't get that excited about it.

However, the best thing about the show for me is John Heffernan. John played Peter in Emperor and Galilean and, along with the other three male leads in the production, will always have a special place in my heart as a result!


John Heffernan, Rehearsal Photo, She Stoops to Conquer
Photo credit: http://www.sharmillfilms.com.au/?p=1438


John Heffernan, Production Photo, She Stoops to Conquer
Photo credit: http://www.bloomberg.com/photo/-she-stoops-to-conquer-/147365.html

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Oh My God, I love that photo of John Heffernan in rehearsals!

And YAY, thanks to you, I'm going to see the play again on Thursday!!!


A cropped version of the photo is in the programme; though the photo in its entirety (as I have posted it here) is not.

However, I would recommend the programme which is a goldmine of information and is a work of art in itself!

Edited at 2012-04-01 08:28 am (UTC)

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