New “Virginia Woolf” Gets Raves

Just opened in London, the Albee play is racking up five-star reviews. It spotlights Imelda Staunton (pictured), whose recent string of theater — Mrs. Lovett, Mama Rose — is not exactly long on subtlety. Her “Gypsy” is coming to Broadway next year, but, frankly, having seen it on PBS, I found it an unbearably relentless characterization.

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