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John Cameron Mitchell and Denis O’Hare on Reading Nabokov

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Writer and actor John Cameron Mitchell and actor Denis O'Hare discuss performing two-hander adaptations of works by Vladimir Nabokov on Wednesday, June 11. Luminous Nictitation – an Evening of Russian Metafictional Absurdity is the second installment of A Good Read, a new ongoing reading series of classic works of prose and poetry at Joe’s Pub at The Public that's curated by Mitchell. 

Guests:

John Cameron Mitchell and Denis O'Hare

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Tony from Canarsie

Great segment.

Re Kubrick's "Lolita," the brilliant scene in which Mason's Humbert reacts to Charlotte Haze's letter makes up for any of its shortcomings.

And speaking of movies, the less said about "The Luzhin Defence" (2000) the better. Without the the major theme of Luzhin's being played like a pawn by family ghosts it was just dull.

End of rant.

Jun. 11 2014 01:01 PM

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