Tag Archives: Theatre

Thespian Thursday! Coming Richard Armitage AttRActions! June 09, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #922)

With two cameo scenes of him portraying King Oleron  (postage stamp edit at right by Ania Zrysiowana, via MezzmerizedbyRichard) in the recently released film  Alice Through the Looking Glass—which I have yet to see–the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage  has … Continue reading

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Something About Love New 2016 Blog Header, January 04, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #855)

I worked all day yesterday on updating the graphics for my blog header. I like my overall design that I debuted in 2013. So there is no need for me to reinvent the wheel. Ha! And the exquisitely talented British … Continue reading

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Sexy Smoulder Gaze Alert: Richard Armitage Signing The Crucible Poster, October 24, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #819)

Sixteen months ago, the exquisitely talented British Actor Richard Armitage was launched again upon the world stage–when he took to the stage portraying the classic role of flawed victim/hero John Proctor in Arthur Miller’s The Crucible at The Old Vic … Continue reading

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Thespian Thursday: Forever Love–John Proctor’s Loving Final Kisses to his Wife Elizabeth, September 17, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #807)

As I get older–and ponder making wills–I find that I think of mortality more. That is especially true now that my grandparents, parents, and aunts and uncles generations have all passed on. There is no generation above me. And now … Continue reading

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FDS: Richard Armitage’s Over the Shoulder Smoulder at Comic Con 2015, July 12, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #783)

Any time the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage looks through the camera to his fans/admirers, I hear the collective gulp.  And I know that I go weak at the knees. Sighhh! In the image at right, Mr. Armitage was … Continue reading

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Fun Day Sunday: Look Back, Look Back at Smouldering Thorin, and Looking Ahead for Richard Armitage, April 26, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #736)

Look back, look back at talented British actor Richard Armitage as the smouldering Thorin Oakenshield in this really lovely Ann Boudreau (Thanks!) Thorin and Key to Erebor wallpaper: To think that for four long years–starting when Richard Armitage was announced … Continue reading

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Experiencing The Crucible Starring Richard Armitage via DT; & 2015 Olivier Awards, April 12, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #730)

I am stunned beyond my own imaginings after experiencing Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, a 2014 production of The Old Vic Theatre (right) directed by the talented South African director Yael Farber–via my copy of it purchased through Digital Theatre. My … Continue reading

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WCW: A Little Richard Armitage Eye TheRApy and Olivier Awards #AskArmitage, April 01to 02, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #726)

My eyes have had one of their flare-ups this past week, so my vision has been spotty. And my having only recently been successful in downloading “The Crucible”–in the SD format–it seems rather ironic that I/eye am too tired vision … Continue reading

Posted in AttRAction, Fangurling, Graphic, John Proctor, Olivier Awards, Portraits, Richard Armitage, Sexy, Something About Love, Storytelling, The Crucible, The Old Vic Theatre, Theatre, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 32 Comments

Digital Theatre Presents The Crucible Starring Richard Armitage as John Proctor Available for Download on March 17th! March, 17, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #720)

Our patience is rewarded and The Old Vic’s production of The Crucible starring the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage is available for download today starting at 9am EST (New York) from Digital Theatre.   FAQs from Digital Theatre about … Continue reading

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WCW: Euphoric ReActions to Richard Armitage’s 2015 Olivier Awards Best Actor Nomination, March 11, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #717)

February 2015: I know that they must be posting the British 2015 Olivier Award Nominations soon. But when? My fingers and toes are crossed that the exquisitely talented British Actor Richard Armitage (right as John Proctor in The Crucible at … Continue reading

Posted in Awards, Graphic, History, Honor, John Proctor, Period Drama, Portraits, RA Artwork, Richard Armitage, Social Justice, Something About Love, The Crucible, The Old Vic Theatre, Theatre, Video, Yael Farber | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Sweetly Sexy Saturday: Richard Armitage’s Smile…& Then Some, January 17, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #690)

Sexy means different things to different people. And sexy means different things to me at different times. To me, today, this handsome portrait (at right) of the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage at the Pinter Proust play’s after party … Continue reading

Posted in AttRAction, Beauty, Fangurling, Gifs, Graphic, Kindness, Love and Relationships, Lucas North, Pinter/PROUST, Portraits, Richard Armitage, Romance, Sexy, Something About Love, Spooks, Theatre, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Tuesday Musings: All I want for Christmas is You RA, December 23, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #674)

*facetious alert* I have reached the age when I’m not really into receiving presents. Shocking, I know. But if you want to give me something, please make it a useful item like hand lotion, or hot chocolate, or more hand … Continue reading

Posted in Flirting, Holiday, Humor, John Proctor, Love and Relationships, Middle Earth, movies, Multi-Character RA, Portraits, Richard Armitage, Richard Armitage Message to his Fans, Role Model, Something About Love, The Battle of the Five Armies, The Crucible, The Hobbit, The Old Vic Theatre, Theatre, Thorin, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 21 Comments

Sexy Saturday: Richard Armitage Selfies Delight Us, December 13, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #671)

In an era when people adopt pseudonyms to interact with other people online–myself included–it is refreshing to see the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage just being himself, witty, goofy, kind, serious, compassionate, friendly, naughty, charming, philanthropic, flirty, erudite, loyal, … Continue reading

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Fun Day Sunday: Richard Armitage Wallpaper Artwork Magic by Ann Boudreau, November 23, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #661)

Winter weather has hit our middle of the US city with freezing temps and ice portending snow very soon. So bundling up when going outside or snuggling at home is a must. And there is no better way to keep … Continue reading

Posted in Creativity, Fun Day Sunday, Graphic, Interview, John Proctor, Lucas North, Portraits, RA Artwork, Richard Armitage, Something About Love, Spooks, The Crucible, The Old Vic Theatre, Theatre | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Thespian Thursday: Digital Theatre’s Film of Richard Armitage in The Crucible will be Revelatory, October 02, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #642)

Attending a live theatre performance always gives me a thrill, you never know what will happen off script. Like the time I experienced the ever delightful Debbie Reynolds perform the lead role in the musical “Irene” on the road at … Continue reading

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#AskArmitage via The Old Vic–Grati’s Caps of a Wonderful Revealing Insightful Richard Armitage Twitterview about his Role of John Proctor in The Crucible, September 12, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #634)

I came, I saw, I capped. It might not be every question and RA response–but it is darn close.  The exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage was wonderfully engaging and forthcoming about every question he was asked.  Enjoy! For more … Continue reading

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Thespian Thursday–The Crucible Director Yael Farber Offers a Poignant Farewell and Gracious Thanks, September 04, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #629)

Found on Director Yael Farber’s Twitter account (Grati’s caps below), a poignant farewell and gracious thanks for the beginning of the final two weeks of The Old Vic’s production of The Crucible, starring the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage, … Continue reading

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Reblog of Richard Armitage France: The Crucible, Our Review (English translation), August 31, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #627)

Grati: Thank you to the Richard Armitage France blog for your beautiful review of the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage and cast in The Old Vic’s London production of Arthur Miller’s acclaimed play The Crucible.  Your words are both … Continue reading

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Thespian Thursday: Stunning Johan Persson Portrait of Richard Armitage Raging in Chains as John Proctor in “The Crucible”! August 07, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Posts #616)

Photographed by Johan Persson, this stunning character portrait at right of the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage raging and wailing as John Proctor in chains is riveting and evocative in The Old Vic Theatre’s production of The Crucible that … Continue reading

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Thespian Tuesday: Evil Flourishes in The Crucible According to The Double Negative Review, August 5, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #614)

Violet Dutchblogger (Thanks!) tweeted this great link (below) for the best overall review of The Crucible at the Old Vic Theatre in London that I have read to date: http://www.thedoublenegative.co.uk/2014/08/astonishing-and-heartbreaking-the-crucible-at-the-old-vic/ In her review, Laura Brown sees the play’s lens as modern … Continue reading

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Thespian Thursday–Reblogging April’s Violet: Rencontre avec Richard Armitage, July 17, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post # 604)

April’s Violet blogger shares her experiences attending The Crucible at London’s The Old Vic twice last weekend and getting to meet its star the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage. Go to Google Translate like I did to read her … Continue reading

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BBC Breakfast Interview of Richard Armitage Shares a Montage of Scenes from The Crucible, et cetera, July 15, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #602)

As one who will not be able to experience the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage portray John Proctor in The Crucible in person, I was thrilled to see even a snippet of a few scenes montage in the BBC … Continue reading

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Thespian Thursday: The Anglophile Channel’s Marlise Boland Video Sharing her Experiences of Seeing Richard Armitage in The Crucible, July10, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #600)

In their July 10th news, RANet (www.RichardArmitageNet.com) (Thanks!) shared the link for Marlise Boland (Thanks!) of The Anglophile Channel’s(image right) video of her experiences and impressions of attending The Crucible at The Old Vic last Saturday night with the exquisitely talented … Continue reading

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WCW: “Free” Love and Other Musings, July 09, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #599)

Things to ponder on a very *Wild* Card Wednesday (*Facetious Alert*): 1)      “Free Love” is Hard to Come by in the Age of HMO’s– In my early married years (25 years ago), I used to say that marriage was a … Continue reading

Posted in Drama, Gifs, Harry Kennedy, Humor, John Proctor, King Richard III, Love and Relationships, Richard Armitage, Romance, Sexy, Something About Love, The Hobbit, The Old Vic Theatre, Theatre, Vicar of Dibley, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Tanya Gold’s Sunday Times Interview Paints a Different Persona of British Actor Richard Armitage, July 06, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #598)

I have to admit that after reading Tanya Gold’s Richard Armitage The Crucible interview article a second time (thanks for the link and image right to Richard Armitage US on FB)–I had read Rashisama’s full text of the article yesterday … Continue reading

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