Edith Wharton Meets With F. Scott Fitzgerald in Tea With Edie and Fitz
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The last date listed for Tea With Edie and Fitz was Sunday June 9, 2013 / 2:30pm.
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Featured review from Arthur LivingstonRed Velvet
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Magnificent idea. Good execution. I had been anticipating this play since it was announced at a performance of The Vortex last summer. The Benjamin Bunny design of the play must be told the audience in advance, which it was.
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Actors did a good job, except for the part of Zelda--way over the top. Couldn't empathized with her. She was shrill and screamed a lot--don't know if it was the direction, but I don't think she "got it" about Zelda's illness. Characterization...continued
Quotes & Highlights
“A work of ambition and potential … Deft work by Michael Graham … and Zelda (sparkling Nora Lise Ulrey, making a firecracker-like Chicago debut)…” —Chicago Sun-Times
“Jim Schneider’s direction renders Patti Roeder and Michael D. Graham’s Wharton and James as witty and engaging a couple as ever shared passions all the more enduring for being platonic, while Madison Niederhauser and Nora Lise Ulrey’s Scott and Zelda convey the tragedy lurking beneath the veneer of jazz-age celebrity.” —Windy City Times
“Tea is for Terrific … A lingering sophisticated libation!” —ChicagoTheatreBeat.com
Written by Adam Pasen
Directed by Jim Schneider