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Talking Heads

  • Awards: Drama Desk Award: Featured Actress , OBIE Award: Performance , Drama Critics Circle Award: Foreign Play
  • Opening Date: April 6, 2003  

A series of twelve separate monologues performed in two parts. 

Dealing with a variety of subjects, such as loneliness, hubris, and romantic irony, the mini-plays give some hint as to where they are set - mostly in Leeds, although not, as Bennett stresses, the real Leeds, rather one that exists in his head.

"Michael Engler's admirable staging of this intricate portraits of middle-class desolation is a tasty theatrical delicacy." - Variety
  • » Title: Talking Heads
  • » Minetta Lane Theatre
    18 Minetta Lane
  • » Book by: Alan Bennett
  • » Directed By: Michael Engler
  • » Scenic: Rachel Hauck
  • » Costume: Candice Donnelly
  • » Lighting: Chris Parry
  • » Sound: Michael Roth
  • » Stage Manager: Martha Donaldson
Accolades
  • Drama Critics Circle Award: Foreign Play ;
  • OBIE Award: Performance ;
  • Drama Desk Award: Featured Actress ;
Cast
  • Original Cast: Kathleen Chalfant, Daniel Davis, Christine Ebersole, Valerie Mahaffey, Lynn Redgrave, Brenda Wehle
Dates
  • Opening Date: April 6, 2003
  • Closing Date: September 7, 2003
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