Maria Aitken
Actress, writer, producer and director
Maria Aitken
Maria Penelope Katharine Aitken is an English actress, writer, producer and director. Aitken was born in Dublin, the daughter of Sir William Aitken, a Conservative MP, and socialite Penelope Aitken, whose father was John Maffey, 1st Baron Rugby. She is a great-niece of newspaper magnate and war-time minister Lord Beaverbrook. She attended Sherborne School for Girls in Dorset.
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Jay Weston: The Gift Opens at Geffen Playhouse in Westwood
Huffington Post - about 4 years
I was a fierce fan of a TV show called Dawson's Creek during its six season run some years ago, probably because I adored the winsome Katie Holmes, who played Joey (prior to her Tom Cruise misadventure). I was reminded of that last night when I visited the wonderful Geffen Playhouse (10776 Le Conte Ave., Westwood, 310-208-6500), for the lead actor, James Van Der Beek, from that show, was one of the four stars in the new show there. The Gift had its American premiere, and it was a doozy. Fascinating, controversial, mostly excellently acted... and exhausting. My date and I exited to the lobby in a deep discussion of the meaning of that strange, provocative ending... and found many people in the lobby engaged in the same activity. The new work is by an Australian playwright, Joanna Murray-Smith, who previously had a production here of the bitter comedy, The Female of the Species. Tonight's director was the acclaimed Maria Aitken, who I am told is a specialist in the work of No ...
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James Van Der Beek Takes to the Stage in 'The Gift'
Yahoo News - about 4 years
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - James Van Der Beek is following in the footsteps of his former "Dawson's Creek" co-star Katie Holmes with an upcoming role on stage. The actor, who also starred in "Varsity Blues" and currently appears as himself in ABC's "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23," will hit the boards in the American premiere of Joanna Murray-Smith's "The Gift" at the Geffen Playhouse. Emmy Award-winning actress Kathy Baker ("Picket Fences") also will star in the play, directed by Maria Aitken. Opening night is set for February 6, with previews beginning January 29. ...
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Hollywood and the West End hop flights to New York for a Broadway season full ... - The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
Google News - over 5 years
Maria Aitken (“The 39 Steps”) directs. The cast includes Francesca Faridany as Countess Antonescu, Zach Grenier as Mark Herries, Brian Hutchison as David Beeston, Virginia Kull as Carol Penn and Michael Siberry as Sven Johnson. Begins previews Sept
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IL TELECOMANDO, LA GUIDA TV DI DM: 24 AGOSTO 2011. CONSIGLIAMO UDINESE-ARSENAL ... - DavideMaggio.it
Google News - over 5 years
Film di John-Paul Davidson e interpretato da Alan Bates, Theresa Russell, Sting, Lena Headey, Jim Carter, Anna Massey, Trudie Styler, Maria Aitken, James Fleet, Steven Mackintosh. Prodotto nel 1995 in Gran Bretagna. Trama: L'eccentrico aristocratico
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Value: You Save Over 30%! - TheaterMania.com
Google News - over 5 years
Three-time Tony Award® winner FRANK LANGELLA returns to Broadway in Roundabout Theatre Company's exciting new production of Terence Rattigan's masterpiece MAN AND BOY, directed by Maria Aitken (The 39 Steps). In order to escape the wolves at his door,
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A Cover Story: Man and Boy - Playbill.com (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Maria Aitken (The 39 Steps) directs a cast that includes Oscar nominee and three-time Tony winner Frank Langella (Frost/Nixon, Fortune's Fool, Seascape) as Gregor Antonescu, with Adam Driver as Basil Anthony, Francesca Faridany as Countess Antonescu,
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Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of MAN AND BOY! - Broadway World
Google News - over 5 years
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director), presents three-time Tony Award® winner Frank Langella as "Gregor Antonescu" in Terence Rattigan's drama Man and Boy, directed by Maria Aitken. The cast of the show met the press today,
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PHOTO FLASH: Frank Langella and Cast of Man and Boy Meet the Press - TheaterMania.com
Google News - over 5 years
Maria Aitken directs a cast that stars Frank Langella as a ruthless financier, and also features Adam Driver, Francesca Faridany, Zach Grenier, Brian Hutchison, Virginia Kull, and Michael Siberry. The production will be presented at the American
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Tickets for Man and Boy, Starring Frank Langella, Are Now on Sale - Broadway.com
Google News - over 5 years
Tickets are now on sale for the Roundabout Theatre Company production, directed by Maria Aitken. Previews will begin at the American Airlines Theatre on September 9, and opening night is set for October 9. Langella will star as Gregor Antonescu,
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Adam Driver, Michael Siberry et al. Complete Cast for Frank Langella-Led MAN ... - Broadway World
Google News - over 5 years
Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the full cast joining star and three-time Tony Award® winner Frank Langella as "Gregor Antonescu" in Terence Rattigan's drama Man and Boy, directed by Maria Aitken. As part of the centennial celebration of
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New York Production Listings - Back Stage
Google News - over 5 years
Frank Langella will star in and Maria Aitken ("The 39 Steps") will direct a production for Roundabout Theatre Company. Aitken staged a production in London in 2005. Previews begin Sept. 9 at the American Airlines Theatre, 227 W. 42nd St., NYC
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REVIEW: The Gift | Sumner Theatre, Melbourne - Crikey (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
But the ensemble, under Brit director Maria Aitken, is finely tuned. The spry dialogue flows freely, the jokes are punched and earned, and as the tale grows more extraordinary the emotional resonance becomes more devastatingly ordinary
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Robert Sheehan To Lead PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD At The Old Vic - Broadway World
Google News - over 5 years
Ruth has worked extensively on the Dublin stage at both The Abbey and Peacock Theatres with theatre credits including The Crucible, The Importance of Being Ernest, directed by Maria Aitken as well as David Levaux's production of The Real Thing
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The 39 Steps extends booking to 11 Feb 2012 at the Criterion Theatre - London Theatre Guide - Online
Google News - over 5 years
It is directed by Maria Aitken, designed by Peter McKintosh, lighting by Ian Scott, produced by Edward Snape for Fiery Angel Ltd and The Tricycle Theatre. The show currently features Laura Rogers (Annabella Schmidt, Pamela, Margaret), Rufus Wright
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Impeccable connections shape direction of MTC - The Age
Google News - almost 6 years
US-based director Maria Aitken finds Melbourne "a breath of fresh air". Photo: Craig Sillitoe Maria Aitken knows not only a who's who but a thing or two about wit. John Mangan meets a gifted woman. HER grandfather was governor-general of Sudan
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Eichmann play comes to Huntington - Boston Globe
Google News - almost 6 years
Maria Aitken, whose “Educating Rita'' ran at the Huntington this spring, is slated to direct. Individual tickets go on sale in August. Subscriptions: 617-266-0800, www.huntingtontheatre.org Packer's 'Will' Now running in previews at Shakespeare
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Maria Aitken to Stage Private Lives at the Huntington; New York-Aimed Captors ... - Playbill.com
Google News - almost 6 years
Tony Award nominee Maria Aitken, who staged The 39 Steps at the Huntington prior to its Broadway bow, will stage Coward's romantic comedy Private Lives, about divorcés reunited on their respective second honeymoons, which will run May 25-June 24, 2012
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Huntington Completes Season with Captors and Private Lives - Broadway World
Google News - almost 6 years
The Huntington will conclude its season with Private Lives directed by acclaimed British director Maria Aitken, playing May 25 - June 24, 2012. In Private Lives, divorcés Amanda and Elyot meet again by accident on their second honeymoons with brand-new
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People in the news - UPI.com
Google News - almost 6 years
Directed by Maria Aitken, the play is to begin previews Sept. 9. It is scheduled to officially open Oct. 9 at Broadway's American Airlines Theatre. This will be a limited engagement through Nov. 27. Langella has won Tonys for his performances in
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