“I’ve often hoped that St. Valentine’s martyrdom was a particularly grisly one,” Mr. Mays quipped. “This year, I think I’ll celebrate by being murdered eight times by Bryce Pinkham, then go home to my darling wife and dog.” Read More
Even if one didn’t already exist in his gallery of colorful eccentrics, Jefferson Mays would qualify as the Main Stem’s Mad Hatter. He’s easy to spot at any Broadway opening: He’s the one wearing a hat.
“You can say pathology, you can say fetish,” he offered in a recent interview. “I love hats. I’ve always Read More
In all the discussion about the welcome if uneven revival of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion, it seems to me that the genius of the play itself has been forgotten. Blame the musical.
Everyone of a certain theatergoing age is too familiar with Lerner and Loewe’s lovely, hummable score from My Fair Lady. It’s second Read More
The New York Times’ Ben Brantley shares his thoughts on Claire Danes’ "game, conscientious" portrayal of Eliza Doolittle and Jefferson Mays’ version of Henry Higgins as a "squalling, solipsistic infant trapped inside a worldly man’s body" in the Roundabout Theater Company’s Pygmalion.
Perhaps the kindest way to think about David Grindley’s misfired Read More
Who: Claire Danes, Jefferson Mays
When: Oct. 18 – Dec. 16
Where: American Airlines Theatre
How: Check for tickets here.
Pygmalion, starring Claire Danes as the street urchin who will become a society lady thanks to the help of Read More