HIGH: Compelling Drama with Kathleen Turner
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The last date listed for HIGH was Sunday December 11, 2011 / 5:00pm.
Currently at Cutler Majestic Theatre at Emerson College:
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For the first time since their collaboration on the internationally acclaimed War Horse, Tom Morris' UK-based Bristol Old Vic and Handspring Puppet Company reunite for Shakespeare's irresistible A Midsummer Night's Dream. In this re-imagined version of the classic romantic comedy, it's not just the lovers, foes and fairies who are spellbound -- trees, objects and tools all pulse with the possibility of coming to life as well in a future primitive world, thanks to the magic of Handspring and a brilliant company of actors. Learn More
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Featured review from Member Number One
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Outstanding performances from a very small cast. Creative lighting helped to transform a sparsely decorated set. This is an excellent play, and I feel fortunate to have seen it. My only critique is that I wanted it to be bigger - one or two more actors might have led to richer interactions, and a fully-dressed set could have helped fill out the story (or not - it was, after all, a story about what goes on inside the heart and mind of an addict).
Kathleen Turner has gained critical acclaim for her performances in various movies including Body Heat (Golden Globe nomination); Romancing the Stone and Prizzi’s Honor, both of which earned her a Golden Globe Award; Peggy Sue Got Married, which brought Turner both an Academy Award nomination and a Golden Globe nomination; and War of the Roses, which earned her yet another Golden Globe nomination. Turner’s extensive film credits also include The Man with Two Brains with Steve Martin, Jewel of the Nile with Michael Douglas, The Accidental Tourist; V.I. Warshawski, Serial Mom, Naked in New York, Moonlight and Valentino, The Real Blonde and The Virgin Suicides.
She has starred on Broadway in Gemini, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, for which she received a Tony nomination; and also Indiscretions, The Graduate and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, for which she received a second Tony nomination and an Evening Standard Award in London for Best Actress; and HIGH for which she was nominated for a DramaLeague Award for Distinguished Performance.
Turner had a major recurring role last season playing the role of Sue Collini on Showtime’s hit series, Californication. Last spring, she starred as newspaper columnist Molly Ivins in the world premiere of Red Hot Patriot: The Kick Ass Wit of Molly Ivins at Philadelphia Theater Center, and immediately after starred in the independent film The Perfect Family. In addition to her film and stage credits, her 2008 autobiography titled Send Yourself Roses: Thoughts on my Life, Love, and Leading Roles secured a position on the New York Times Best Seller List.
This show contains adult themes (sex, drugs), adult language, and full frontal male nudity.