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Post 16 Nov 2010, 13:53

La Bête

Well, since the old thread is gone I figured we could do with a new one... :roll:

Apparently the play will close in January instead of February next year: www.playbill.com/news/article/144962-St ... lose-Early

I wonder why they're closing it four weeks before they originally said it would end. All press reviews said that the tickets did actually sell well.
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Post 16 Nov 2010, 13:59

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Maartje wrote:Well, since the old thread is gone I figured we could do with a new one... :roll:

Apparently the play will close in January instead of February next year: http://www.playbill.com/news/article/14 ... lose-Early

I wonder why they're closing it four weeks before they originally said it would end. All press reviews said that the tickets did actually sell well.


Oh boy, we lost the La Bête thread, too :angry:

I really don't understand it either why they are cloing down earlier. After this raving reviews I would have anticipated that they would play the whole time. Well, maybe this will give Joanna more time for AbFab, we'll never know. But it's still strange, I think... :huh:
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Post 16 Nov 2010, 14:36

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Yes it's very odd, especially because they got such raving reviews so far in NY, as opposed to some of the more negative British reviews.
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Post 16 Nov 2010, 17:01

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Sometimes this happens, not because they have been received poorly (both in reviews and ticket sales) but often to end on a high note, and to create even better publicity.
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Post 16 Nov 2010, 21:45

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OMG - the La Bete thread went? NOOOOOOOO!

OK, I'll get over it! Ha, ha. Anyhoo - it must be closing early because they just weren't selling enough tickets. If they thought they could continue to pack the place out there is no way they would have shut early. It was a huge theatre though - double the size of London, which must be tough to fill night after night! Even if the critics rave about a play its no guarantee people will pay their hard earned cash to go & see it.

I just found a cool photo/ article that will cheer us up though!

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/16/theat ... .html?_r=2
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Post 16 Nov 2010, 21:46

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Oh that's such a cool picture. Thanks for posting! :grin:
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Post 16 Nov 2010, 22:56

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Oh I LOVE that- I have the same tee as her :wink:
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Post 17 Nov 2010, 09:14

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I love that picture: look at the dynamics going on! Mark loves it, Joanna looks a bit confused and Davind's just wondering when he can get himself back into that costume. :lol:
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Post 17 Nov 2010, 09:49

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Haha great description!
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Post 17 Nov 2010, 10:43

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Great find, to be honest, I would not have expected a scene like this: the cast playing Volleyball. I'd love to play with them :grin:

I think now we know why they close early: because they sell tickets rather slowly. I'm glad I was in part of a sold out audience!
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Post 17 Nov 2010, 21:14

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Maartje wrote:I love that picture: look at the dynamics going on! Mark loves it, Joanna looks a bit confused and Davind's just wondering when he can get himself back into that costume. :lol:


Ha, ha, ha - thats so funny!
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Post 18 Nov 2010, 19:56

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I know lots of people were buying them on the night as opposed to pre-booking. Still seems odd, but hey ho, there you go!
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Post 23 Nov 2010, 19:51

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The cast was on the Leonard Lopate Show (radio) today (23.11.), here you can listen to the interview and download it:

http://www.wnyc.org/shows/lopate/2010/nov/23/

As I am writing this, I'm listening to it, so so far I cannot give any more informations only that I think she sounds like she's having a cold or so :huh: . But enjoy! :wink:
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Post 23 Nov 2010, 20:20

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Many thanks Britta! I shall look forward to listening to that!
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Post 23 Nov 2010, 20:28

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george123 wrote:Many thanks Britta! I shall look forward to listening to that!


You're welcome. I just finished listening to it, it's a very nice interview and it takes about 32 minutes. Jo, David and Mark were really wonderful and it was nice to hear their voices again. :hearteyes:
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Post 23 Nov 2010, 20:29

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Yeah her voice sounds a bit odd, so I'm guessing she's got a cold as well. Joanna's got one comment towards the end of the interview which is hilarious :lolol:
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Post 23 Nov 2010, 20:47

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Philippa wrote:Yeah her voice sounds a bit odd, so I'm guessing she's got a cold as well. Joanna's got one comment towards the end of the interview which is hilarious :lolol:


Yes, I agree with you, she was hilarious. I am wondering, maybe she catched a cold because she gave away her gloves and got cold Shall I feel responsible now? :lmao: Just kidding, I really hope she's doing well. Having a cold and being on stage on the same time sure isn't fun and since she's lost so much weight since the beginning of the play it might be even harder on her. :hug:
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Post 23 Nov 2010, 21:02

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thanks Britta.
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Post 29 Nov 2010, 21:24

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Thanks for posting!! I love the photo, how fabulous. I got quite excited when I realised that I have an 'I <3 NYC' t'shirt....
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Post 14 Dec 2010, 21:57

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Nice interview by a New York magazine (complete with lovely picture)...

http://www.papermag.com/arts_and_style/ ... a-bete.php
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Post 15 Dec 2010, 07:06

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Thank you, great find. I like the fact that she confirms that she is going to make a new documentary in Greece next year!
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Post 15 Dec 2010, 09:34

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Thanks for posting, that was wonderful! That new documentary sounds really exciting :grin:
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Post 15 Dec 2010, 10:00

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Thanks! I really love the picture too. ^^
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Post 15 Dec 2010, 10:01

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Thanks!
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Post 16 Dec 2010, 11:54

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And yet another interview up: http://tinyurl.com/39l7p7j

Using my bloody video on Joanna's delicate use of the F-word. :lmao:
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