Talking Heads


Talking Heads

by Alan Bennett

Colorado Festival of World Theatre
July 22-25, 2006

"Redgrave bounces from one character to another, as she paints a textured, funny and sometimes tragic picture of a woman pushing beyond the formidable constraints she’s created for herself." -- Warren Epstein, The Gazette

Winner! Drama Desk Award
Outstanding Featured Actress
(Lynn Redgrave)

Lynn and Vanessa Redgrave
Drama Desk Award Winners 2003
Photo by Alan Batt/AP

Winner, Outer Critics Circle special Award for "Outstanding Ensemble"

Winner, Obie Award for Acting Company

Photos by Carol Rosegg

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Mrs Fozzard

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"To Find Her Feet, She Started with The shoes."Stephen Holden, The New York Times

"a performance to press in your memory book" -- Ben Brantley, "Life a bit of a mess, dear? Just carry on." The New York Times



Minetta Lane Theatre
New York

Talking Heads is a series of monologues by Alan Bennett. There are seven different pieces; they are being performed in groups of three (and sometimes four) in repertory:

- The Hand of God (Brenda Wehle)

- A Lady of Letters (Christine Ebersole)

- Bed Among the Lentils (Kathleen Chalfant)

- Her Big Chance (Valerie Mahaffey)

- A Chip in the Sugar (Daniel Davis)

- Miss Fozzard Finds Her Feet (Lynn Redgrave)

- Waiting for the Telegram (Frances Sternhagen)