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With perfect timing to brighten winter doldrums comes a revival of David Ives' hilarious six-pack of one-act plays, "All In the Timing."
There was a moment this past December in Paris when playwright David Ives achieved what he calls "a moment of maximum fabulosity."
It's a few minutes after a performance of his debut play and Hamish Linklater looks like he's got indigestion.
Nina Arianda, a rising star who has won over audiences for two seasons in Tony-nominated parts, has won the Tony for best leading actress in a play.
Hugh Dancy has been tapped to star opposite Nina Arianda when "Venus in Fur" hits Broadway.
Nina Arianda is taking a big step forward by taking one back.
"This is an old recourse in the theater when you're looking for material," he says, pointing out that Shakespeare borrowed plots for 35 of his 37 plays. "It's much easier than having to come up with your own original ideas."
"I don't want to be a taxidermist. I would rather be the mad scientist who attaches the electrodes that actually brings these characters to life," he says. "What I try to find is what that human story is in the middle of them that can still speak to us."