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Orson's Shadow

From: L.A. Theatre Works
Series: L.A. Theatre Works
Length: 01:58:00

A brilliant and neurotic group brings "Theatre of the Absurd" to a whole new level.

Orsonsshadow_small Sir Laurence Olivier. Orson Welles. Vivien Leigh. Joan Plowright. Kenneth Tynan. When these champions of the theatre get together to rehearse Ionesco’s Rhinoceros, mere mortals best step aside. With lightning wit and scathing insight into the true nature of genius, Austin Pendleton’s play opens the private worlds of these very public people, exposing their warmth, their egos, and their glittering madness. Orson's Shadow stars Caroline Goodall, Glenne Headly, Martin Jarvis, Robert Machray, Orlando Seale, and Simon Templeman. Written by Austin Pendelton. Directed by Rosalind Ayres. 

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Piece Description

Sir Laurence Olivier. Orson Welles. Vivien Leigh. Joan Plowright. Kenneth Tynan. When these champions of the theatre get together to rehearse Ionesco’s Rhinoceros, mere mortals best step aside. With lightning wit and scathing insight into the true nature of genius, Austin Pendleton’s play opens the private worlds of these very public people, exposing their warmth, their egos, and their glittering madness. Orson's Shadow stars Caroline Goodall, Glenne Headly, Martin Jarvis, Robert Machray, Orlando Seale, and Simon Templeman. Written by Austin Pendelton. Directed by Rosalind Ayres. 

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