by Uta Buhr
Photos: Stefan Kock
Have you ever heard of Lyle Kessler, the famous American playwright? If not, you should not hesitate to make his acquaintance by buying a ticket for “Orphans”, which recently premiered at the TET. Written in the mid-eighties and recently revived on Broadway with Alan Baldwin in the role of Harold, it was given standing ovations by New York audiences. Other great actors such as Albert Finney and Al Pacino also fell in love with the wonderful stage figure Harold, who is a gangster and a benefactor at the same time. You don’t believe it.
Just start reading the following text and learn what is going on in the play. (mehr …)