But they also reveal a waspish, bitter man frequently disillusioned with film and theatre.
Due to their theatre backgrounds, they can stretch from intimate indie dramas to Hollywood blockbusters.
Peter Eyre is a veteran actor whose 50-year career spans film, television, and the theatre.
It came half way through a long day of fairly mediocre fare at a theatre in Cardiff, Wales.
It was bad enough that veterans, theatre critic Michael Feingold and food critic Robert Sietsema were both axed.
In 1582 the use of the theatre was interrupted by the interference of Peckham.
You have never been to the theatre, you say, and yet you disapprove of it.
Go to the theatre, and see one of these things they call plays.
I don't like deceiving my mother; but I should not like to pain her by saying I have been to the theatre.
Tonio with the big drum takes his position at the left angle of the theatre.
late 14c., "open air place in ancient times for viewing spectacles," from Old French theatre (12c.), from Latin theatrum, from Greek theatron "theater," literally "place for viewing," from theasthai "to behold" (cf. thea "a view," theates "spectator") + -tron, suffix denoting place. Meaning "building where plays are shown" (1570s) was transferred to that of "plays, writing, production, the stage" (1660s). Spelling with -re prevailed in Britain after c.1700, but American English retained or revived the older spelling in -er. Generic sense of "place of action" is from 1580s; especially "region where war is being fought" (1914).
The Theatre of the Absurd strives to express its sense of the senselessness of the human condition and the inadequacy of the rational approach by the open abandonment of rational devices and discursive thought. [M. Esslin, "Theatre of the Absurd," 1961]
only mentioned in Acts 19:29, 31. The ruins of this theatre at Ephesus still exist, and they show that it was a magnificent structure, capable of accommodating some 56,700 persons. It was the largest structure of the kind that ever existed. Theatres, as places of amusement, were unknown to the Jews.