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Bloomberg Calls Lynn Redgrave’ NIGHTINGALE, “A Triple Triumph!”

NIGHTINGALE, the new play written by and starring Lynn Redgrave, opened last night at Manhattan Theatre Club at New York City Center – Stage I.

Below is an excerpt from John Simon’s rave review from Bloomberg News.

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=aibMbhqkoaCQ

Ill, Unfazed Redgrave Real Trouper

in ‘Nightingale’

Review by John Simon

Nov. 4 (Bloomberg) – Lynn Redgrave’s solo performance in “Nightingale,” which she also wrote, marks a triple triumph: For the woman, battling cancer for four years; for the actress, at her peak after four decades; and for the Redgrave clan, which hereby surpasses the mighty Barrymores as the royal family of stage and screen.

Essentially a tribute to her maternal grandmother, Beatrice “Beanie” Kempson, “Nightingale” encompasses a bunch of Redgraves, Lynn included. She is already a veteran of several family plays, notably the superb tribute to her dad, Michael Redgrave, “Shakespeare for My Father,” which this one very nearly equals…

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