Now in the West End: Oslo, An Inventive and Inspiring Peace/Piece.

 

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#frontmezzjunkies is excited for London’s West End. This beautiful play, that I reviewed when it was at the Lincoln Center is now playing at the West End’s Harold Pinter Theatre. Back when it opened on Broadway in NYC, I wrote, “What an amazing act of tight rope walking we are witness to” and I am sure that the West End production will only expand and increase the importance and power of this elegant smart play.

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14osloben3-master675Oslo: An Inventive and Inspiring Peace/Piece.

By Ross
Who knew that a three hour play about the infamous Oslo Peace Accord miraculously achieved by an overly optimistic Norwegian couple could be so riveting. From the moment Jefferson Mays (The Front Page) and Jennifer Ehle (The Coast of Utopia) walk on stage embodying this surprising couple, Terje Rod-Larsen, the director of the Fafo Institute, and his esteemed wife, Mona Juul, an official in the Foreign Ministry of Norway, we all lean in so we may catch every word and every reference within Oslo, the magnificent new play on the main stage at the Lincoln Center Theater (and currently playing at the West End’s Harold Pinter Theatre). The information flys at us rapidly but, as written by the astonishing J. T. Rogers (Blood and Gifts), we follow every detail and every introduction. Meticulously constructed, this is an epic story of how two Norwegians…

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