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In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel

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292 Theatre revives this Tennessee Williams one act about a hedonistic wife who has come to the end of her patience with her artist husband. Directed by Obie winner Everett Quinton. More…

The late '60s resounds throughout 'Tokyo Hotel' in staccato rhythms, which serve as breaks in the lilt of Williams' earlier dialogue, like a hesitation waltz. This revival of Williams' intense and personal play features the cast of the company's well-reviewed 2012 New York production.

1h 30m | Already closed | Theatre 292 (East Village)

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March 21st, 2017
“A deeply personal play that sets up a high-intensity, melodramatic struggle that digs into the characters' psyches and brings out their worst fears…Although the hysteria is a crucial part of the characters' conflict, the melodramatic style of this production is so pervasive that it robs the play...
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March 21st, 2017
“A fresh take...Quinton eschews the usual sensual, hothouse approach that most directors hew to, and simply lets Williams’ words speak for themselves—quite eloquently…The lines are delivered clearly and powerfully revealing their luster and ingenuity. Bartkoff is the perfect late-Williams ‘heroin...
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March 21st, 2017
“A welcome event for anyone interested in the more arcane corners of the Williams canon...This new incarnation has been directed by Everett Quinton, who lends the proceedings a robust theatricality…Schick’s turn as Mark is reason enough to see the show…He’s thoroughly believable as a painter both...
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March 19th, 2017
“It’s just fantastic…Both Schick and Bartkoff are exceptional visual artists, as well as actors, and the material feels deeply personal to them. Bartkoff has a striking presence with a glorious vocal timbre…Director Quinton has crafted a fast-paced, high-energy, polished production and utilized t...
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