The Retreat From Moscow

  • Date:
    October 1, 2003

    Opened: 23 Oct 2003
    Written by William Nicholson
    Starring: Eileen Atkins, John Lithgow, Ben Chaplin
    Directed by: Daniel Sullivan
    Synopsis: Tale of a husband who decides to be truthful in his marriage � and the wife and son whose lives will never be the same again.

    What the critics had to say.....
    JOHN LAHR of THE NEW YORKER says �Subtle and powerful .� HOWARD KISSEL of NEW YORK DAILY NEWS says �A play for adults, challengingly written and performed.� ELYSA GARDNER of USA TODAY says �Qualified success.� BEN BRENTLEY of the NEW YORK TIMES says �Dreary domestic drama.� LINDA WINER of NEWSDAY says "Maudlin and messy." MICHAEL SOMMERS of STAR-LEDGER says "well-written marital drama" MICHAEL KUCHWARA of ASSOCIATED PRESS says "The evening is helped immeasurably by its strong cast"

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