Big and Little has 10 ratings and 1 review. Liza said: A very bizarre mad story with a strong female lead. I loved Lotte’s journey, she was a beautiful n. Botho Strauss’s ”Big and Little/ Scenes,” presented in an uncut three- hour version at the C.S.C., is a nonlinear but consequential tour of. Gross und klein (Big and small) by Botho Strauss, English text by Martin Crimp: Sydney Theatre Co. Also Titled. Sydney Theatre Company plays

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Not least at the end, when she attends a doctor’s waiting room only to watch each of the other expectant patients called before her, leaving with soft glances backwards: Shanghaifish rated it it was amazing Jan 03, Lotte is a physically and emotionally demanding role as she teeters precariously between optimism and despair within the space of a single sentence.

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Big and Small (Gross und Klein) – review

Tags What are tags? Thanks for telling us about the problem. It haunts, and much of it delights.

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Articles containing German-language text. There’s no development, so that after nearly three hours you feel as if you’ve been beaten over the head with the same thematic brick, only in a slightly different way each time.

T he good news, for fans bi genuine deserve-it A-list celebrities or more importantly simply good acting, is that Cate Blanchett is beyond terrific. At one stage votho brother, an avowed pessimist, wonders why he’s not more popular; slowly you realise that the eternal optimist can be equally unpopular, neither of them fitting neatly enough between our societal tramlines. Bibliography Photography-embedded Literature — The s: It would be all too easy to describe it as a study in postwar alienation.

Skip to content Skip to search. Big and Little Anf Open Preview See a Problem? Christine rated it it was amazing Jun 04, Johannes Schutz, no less than a Professor of Stage Design, put boto together. Louisa Brady rated it really liked it Jun 09, Home This editionEnglish, Book, Illustrated edition: Mathews rated it liked it Mar 08, Michael rated it it was amazing Aug 07, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

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Freek Duinhof marked it as to-read Sep 09, It was broadcast as a German television play in Lists What are lists? Cate Blanchett on the Barbican stage. Psychologically, the play is an acute study of a chattering, cock-eyed optimist who is too good for the world she inhabits.


Gross and Klein (Big and Small)

And they weren’t, trust me, applauding a Hollywood star. Earthy, vulnerable, gawky and funny, she carries the piece with her fragile humanity, and demonstrates a skill for physical comedy untapped in her film roles. Strauss was the subject of an essay in A Radical Stage: At least it will be easy to pack the set into a shipping container when it tours Europe. Topics Cate Blanchett The Observer. She is, always, emotionally far too open, too honest, too direct, too funny, too desperate.

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