There’s a point about midway through the intermissionless 45-minute performance that you wouldn’t be surprised if Guimarães reached through the screen and pulled a coin from your ear. Awed, maybe, but not surprised. In this conversation with Deadline, Guimarães reveals, well, nothing, if you were hoping for how-he-does-it spoilers. But he does talk of adapting his art to a new New World, one marked by long-distance connections and unpredicted pathways to community. If nothing else, Guimarães and The Present, like Richard Nelson and New York’s Public Theater’s Zoomed play What Do We Need to Talk About?, suggest that the ways in which artists — performers, playwrights and other tricksters — will adapt to unforeseen demands are both unpredictable and certain. Just watch. … [Read more...] about Coping With COVID-19 Crisis: ‘The Present’ Sleight-Of-Hand Artist Helder Guimarães Transforms Homebound Audiences Into Awestruck Assistants
She went on to add, "I came up with this idea of celebrating my birthday week with my fans and followers who seem excited about my birthday by talking about self love and spending a whole week writing about what is it that we love about ourselves every single day. I hope this makes some change in the way we look at ourselves and the way we love ourselves." … [Read more...] about Four More Shots Please Star Kirti Kulhari Opens Up About Self-Love Under COVID-19 Lockdown
Lewis was in New York when the TV business began shutting down. He had shot the first seven episodes of Billions before production was halted. Showtime’s plan is to broadcast those seven episodes beginning May 5, before resting the show as filming is completed on the remainder of the season. Lewis thinks it’s “pie in the sky” that there won’t be a significant hiatus in the show, and it has also had a knock-on effect on another project he was due to begin filming in September through his production company Rookery Productions. While acting is off the agenda for now, he says there is demand for documentaries and Rookery is exploring the possibility of making a film on the Feed NHS initiative. “There are opportunities to make documentaries about the NHS from our kitchen — obviously archive-heavy, I would imagine,” he adds. … [Read more...] about Coping With COVID-19 Crisis: Damian Lewis & Helen McCrory On Feeding Health Workers After Filming Halted On ‘Billions’ & ‘Peaky Blinders’
Radhika Madan Describes Her Flight Journey The actress was quoted as saying, "It was a scene out of an apocalyptic film and this is perhaps our future." She said that she was wary of travelling in the current scenario, but the safety measures adopted at the airports reassured her. … [Read more...] about Radhika Madan On Her Flight Journey To Delhi Amid COVID-19: It Was A Scene Out Of Apocalyptic Film
Earlier, Shah Rukh Khan said in an official statement, "This crisis is not going to pass in a hurry; it will take its time and its toll on all of us. It will also show us that there isn't really a choice between looking out for ourselves and looking out for one another." … [Read more...] about BMC Starts Using Shah Rukh Khan’s Office As COVID-19 Isolation Centre!