Theater: Duet of Dynasts

Future generations will undoubtedly look back on the '50s, '60s and emerging 70s as a golden age of British acting. The mature actors—Olivier, Scofield, Gielgud, Richardson and Redgrave —ripened from talent to mastery to greatness. Like dynastic sires, they have inspired an exciting group of young successors—Albert Finney, Nicol Williamson, Ian McClellan, Tom Courtenay —actors less attuned to the niceties of craft, but ablaze with Elizabethan intensity. In Home, the U.S. debut of an extremely evocative new British playwright, David Storey, there is an opportunity to view a feat of artistry by...

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