01
Mar
09

Ages of the Moon

Hello…

ages

I joined a pal last night to see the world premier of Sam Shepard’s Ages of the Moon in the Abbey. Written specially for Stephen Rea and Seán McGinley, the play sees two stunning performances by both actors. Set in an undisclosed ‘sultry’ state in middle America the two men haven’t seen each other in years until Ames (Rea) desperately calls Byron (McGinley) to come to aid his drunken misery. The play is set on the day they reunite as they chat, joke, cry, argue and fight through their issues with each other and themselves. Ames is self obsessed and neurotic, traits that Byron deliberately monopolises to annoy and irritate his friend. Byron is subdued and less eager to talk about himself until the near climax of the film. Both men are likeable but riddled with faults gained through experiences over the last 50 years of knowing each other. Ages of the Moon is a mesmerising play not least because of the two actors’ performances but because of Shepards amusing, engaging and surprising script.

Yours,

Whisty Xx

Advertisements

0 Responses to “Ages of the Moon”



  1. Leave a Comment

Let us know what you think in the box below!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


Shop Once Removed Vintage

Who Was Here?

  • 2,418,118 hits

Subscribe to Whisty’s Blog

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 2,412 other followers

Follow Whisy in Instagram

Such #splendour with #neoclassical #symmetry and #fluffyclouds in #Chiswick
.
.
.
#statelyhome#countryestate#pillars#columns#blueskies#nature#southwestlondon#london While #puntingincambridge on the #rivercam we went #travelling under the #bridgeofsighs .
.
.
#cambridge#river#travel#punting#university#college#stjohnscollege#architecture#bridge#arches#windows#greyskies#england#cambridgeshire #limestone #wysteria and rows of #bicycles #Cambridge is so pretty
.
.
.
#travel#england#architecture#sidneysussexcollege#cycling#baskets#university#college Dramatic #skies to match the #architecture in #Cambridge today
.
.
.
#england #staycation #travels #travelling #university #college #church #tower #redpostbox #bicycles Last night at #Barbican after watching #Obsession there may have been a little #dancinginthestreet in #bcbgmaxazria #shoes .
.
.
#nightlife#architecture#cityscape#skyscrapers#streetstyle#style#fashion#dancing#urban#viviennewestwood#scarf#centrallondon#nightlife#lightbeam Love this fella! Loved going out #celebrating your #18thbirthday in #nottingham last weekend @jackmonaghan13 .
.
.
#famtime #happy18thbirthday #cousins #marketsquare #notts #leopardprint #streetstyle #fauxfur #crombie #fashion #pinkhair #laterpost #thisguytho The #bustlingcrowds and #tallships make #Greenwich a #beautiful #destination on #sunnydays
.
.
.
#historic#maritime#london#southlondon#cuttysark#thames#river#spring#blueskies#clouds#contrails Drama #sunset in #nottingham I love how it reflects #colour onto the #neoclassical #theatreroyal .
.
#cityscape #city #eastmids #notts #clouds #architecture #theatre #pink #blue #sky
Follow whistyblogs on Twitter

LaWhisty on Pinterest

Follow Me on Pinterest

Flickr Photos

More Photos

Latest Visitors

March 2009
M T W T F S S
« Feb   Apr »
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031  

Archives

Categories

Stats 01/06/11 – Now

wordpress visitors

%d bloggers like this: