Farinelli and the King

Farinelli and the King
Written Claire Van Kampen
Directed by John Dove
Belasco Theatre
December 23, 2017
Production website
πŸ’‰πŸ’‰πŸ’‰πŸ’‰ out of 5.

Mark Rylance rules the world! Β  AND for this particular production I was gifted with seats right on the stage. Β It felt almost like being part of a private audience in some courtly manor. Β This was going to be one of my favorite theatre memories in a long list of productions.

Mark Rylance – – There is no way he can be on stage without all eyes being riveted to his work.Β  It is hard to explain this stage charisma.Β  The best that I can explain it is that he is SO very present on stage that you really believe he has NO idea what is going to happen in the next moment.Β  He is like a small child playing in the now and hearing the words coming out of his mouth for the first time. Β It is ALL discovery. Continue reading Farinelli and the King