NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage (2014)

NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage



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Kevin Spacey, Sam Mendes and the Bridge Project Company go on the road in NOW: in the Wings on a World Stage. In over 200 performances, and across 3 continents, Kevin and the troupe reveal some of the most intimate moments behind the scenes of their staging of Shakespeare's classic tragedy, "Richard III." Their story and experiences weave around, and reflect on, excerpts from the play from their various locations, from Epidaurus to Doha, and provides a great opportunity for those who have never … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary
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Box Office: $21.5k
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Critic Reviews for NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage

All Critics (27) | Top Critics (13)

More play, less luvvies please.

Full Review… | June 3, 2014
Time Out
Top Critic

There is nothing that drives this film except a tone of inward-gazing self-importance, sweetened by the sentimental bonding of the play's cast and crew and Whelehan's touristy location shots.

Full Review… | May 15, 2014
Seattle Times
Top Critic

It's that rare film that captures and conveys the romance of the theatrical experience.

Full Review… | May 8, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

The camaraderie among the players, some of whom have interesting stories of their own, tends to shut out any sense of audience response, aside from the ovation that reliably greets the star as soon as he appears onstage.

Full Review… | May 8, 2014
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

Over the course of the film, a sense of the cast's camaraderie comes through, the almost family feeling that takes over among people thrown together in such intimate circumstances.

Full Review… | May 8, 2014
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic

Spacey serves as an engaging, amiable host but also offers spot-on observations about the demanding role.

Full Review… | May 2, 2014
Chicago Sun-Times
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