LIVE OR CAPTURED?

There’s a debate in the air about capturing theatre, which can often appear self-serving, and I think may prove, in time, redundant. It swerves around the sensibilities of artists and swirls around the adventure in capturing live performance, blowing onto the...

A fusion of creative forces

Controversial American film director, Elia Kazan, once remarked that directing is turning ‘psychology into behavior.’ This phrase, from his notebooks on Tennessse Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire, is one of many keen insights from his work on the great...

Profound. Moving. Epic.

Profound. Moving. Epic; three words that have often been used to describe Arthur Miller’s resonant and rightly acknowledged masterpiece of American Theatre, The Crucible. The task at hand is to bring these qualities to the screen and ensure the experience of the play...