Theater Legends: Sir Alec Guinness on Acting: Animals
August 24, 2013

Sir Alec has to be one of my all time favorite actors. Such a gorgeous voice and sense of humor. His Gully Jimson in Joyce Cary’s “The Horse’s Mouth” – the only script Guinness ever wrote – was a lesson in character work, to say nothing of his Fagin in David Lean’s “Oliver Twist” and …continue reading »

Theater Legends: Noel Coward on Acting
August 14, 2013

Noel Coward was one of the most significant theater personalities of the Twentieth Century. His plays – Present Laughter, Design for Living, Blithe Spirit, Private Lives, Hay Fever – have had a constant presence in theater repertoires throughout the world, almost defining “style” and “wit”. Here he speaks about comic acting, theater, and a way …continue reading »