Patti LuPone

5 Tips for Navigating the Adelaide Cabaret Festival

May 31, 2018

The Adelaide Cabaret Festival is upon us for another year – from June 8th through until June 23rd, Ali McGregor‘s latest program is set to bring some revered international names together with some of Australia’s brightest musical and theatrical talent for some truly indulgent, entertaining nights out. If you’ve not been exposed to the delights of the […]

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Wes Studi on the significance of Penny Dreadful‘s Kaetenay and portraying iconic Native American leaders on film

May 27, 2016

After a multitude of powerful performances on the big and small screen over the last three decades, renowned Cherokee actor Wes Studi is amassing a new legion of fans as the enigmatic Kaetenay on John Logan’s critically lauded gothic drama Penny Dreadful; a show teeming with literary horror characters including Dracula, Dorian Gray and Victor […]

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Penny Dreadful preview: Poetry, pain and a padded cell

May 24, 2016

“God has forgotten me. He can’t find me here.” – Vanessa Ives Like season two’s memorable “The Nightcomers”, this week Penny Dreadful hones in on a pair of characters portrayed by two remarkable actors in “A Blade of Grass.” With the support of Dr. Seward (Patti LuPone), Vanessa (Eva Green) recalls the events that took place while […]

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Angels and devils come out to play on Penny Dreadful

May 10, 2016

“Who wants to remember their shame, or sin, or foolishness?” – Vanessa Ives “The angel seeks the light. The beast seeks the dark.” ­– Dr. Frankenstein The bells have stopped tolling for Tennyson in London as the dashing Dorian Gray (Reeve Carney) makes his return to Penny Dreadful this week, alongside immortal partner-in-crime, Lily (Billie […]

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Bells toll and old monsters lurk in Penny Dreadful Season Three premiere

April 29, 2016

“Life for all its anguish is ours, Miss Ives. It belongs to no other.” – Lyle Prepare to travel the world in the season three premiere of Penny Dreadful as we catch up with our favourite characters, some now scattered across the globe. It is the year 1892, and it finds Ethan (Josh Hartnett) on […]

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