All About Eve (National Theatre Live)

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Anwen Crawford Monday, 20 May 2019
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Belgian theatre director Ivo Van Hove has an appetite for bringing cinema to the stage. As artistic director of the Toneelgroep Amsterdam since 2001, he has directed stage adaptations of three Ingmar Bergman films, made work inspired by Pier Paolo Pasolini and Michelangelo Antonioni, and staged a version of John Cassavetes’ 1977 drama, Opening Night. In 2017, for the National Theatre, London, he directed Network, adapted for the stage by Lee Hall from the 1976 Academy Award-winning script by Paddy Chayefsky. Now he’s turned his hand to that most enduring of cinematic tributes to the theatre, Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s biting 1950 comedy, All About Eve.

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Anwen Crawford

Anwen Crawford

Anwen Crawford is a Sydney-based writer and critic. She is the 2017-18 Writer in Residence at the UTS Centre for New Writing and the music critic for The Monthly. Her essays have appeared in publications including Meanjin, Island and The New Yorker.

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