Thanks to Crowjane for the heads up on the articles on Variety and What’s On Stage reporting that Riflemind will indeed have a London run at Trafalgar Studios starting September 18 until January 3, 2009. Unfortunately Hugo won’t be reprising his role as Riflemind‘s frontman, character who will be played by Scottish actor John Hannah.
Variety August 8, 2008 Philip Seymour Hoffman directing play By GORDON COX The Sydney Theater Company production of "Riflemind," directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman, will play the West End’s Trafalgar Studios beginning next month. Written by Andrew Upton — the scribe and adapter ("Hedda Gabler") who is co-a.d. of STC with wife Cate Blanchett […]
AussieTheatre.com February 19, 2008 Andrew Upton’s play Riflemind, which played as part of the Sydney Theatre Company’s (STC) 2007 subscription season, may take to the stage in London in the near future, with negotiations underway between the STC and the famed Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG). According to The Australian, ATG’s Creative Director, Howard Panter, […]
Oceans Never Listen November 28, 2007 Riflemind, showing at the Sydney Theatre, although closing soon, is a complex, sometimes insightful, occasionally meandering, always entertaining look into the world of rock ‘n’ roll fame and isolation. The Andrew Upton play, directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman, has a stellar cast that manages to enlighten and expand […]
SydneyTheatre.net November 12, 2007 CP: This interview has been a long time coming. How long ago did you actually see Riflemind? HAL: Hmm… a good time ago. CP: You know, the last time I saw Hugo Weaving on stage, someone had a heart attack in the audience. Did I ever tell you that? HAL: […]
Australian Stage Online James Waites October 11, 2007 Left – Hugo Weaving. Cover – Jeremy Sims and Susie Porter Events are moving so fast at the Sydney Theatre Company, we – the common people – are struggling to maintain adequate oxygen intake. Almost wiping the premiere of her own husband’s new play off the […]
The last installement of Bodyline clips (the uncut version) is finally online: you can find the whole set in MULTIMEDIA archive and in the YOUTUBE playlist. Also new in the archive, the missing clip (Dadah11) from the Dadah is Death set, and the Happy Feet Behind the Scenes clips. Two new Riflemind reviews have […]
CitySearch Review November 2007 Ryan Lungu Editorial Review Andrew Upton’s rock’n’roll drama explores the intrinsic destructiveness of immense fame and the consequences of a life lived in the spotlight. Riflemind is a defunct rock band whose members reunite one weekend with the hopes of rekindling the magic of its music and the heights of past […]
As Crowjane mentioned on the forum, you can get your own copy of Riflemind by Andrew Upton at Currency Press. Check it out HERE .