The True Face

John Leguizamo as Jed in 'Rage'

In NYC last September, early one jetlagged morning, I found myself musing over an extremely interesting conversation held a few days previously in London with Sandy Nairne, (director of the National Portrait Gallery). It concerned the nature of ‘truth’ in portraiture of actors. Is the ‘real’ portrait of the actor when he or she is caught unawares, perhaps even vulnerable, and therefore un-masked? Continue reading

The Box

We had the NYC premiere of RAGE at ‘The Box’, a downtown club and historic architectural gem that has something of the feel of a Wild West bar and brothel, with an upper gallery, dim lighting, private booths and a racy reputation.

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