Atkins’ Vita Crosses Over to Screen???
Date: 26 June 2006
And while we’re catching up with former Cabaret stars, it’s worth mentioning that Natasha Richardson (who won a best actress in a musical Tony Award for her Sally Bowles in Sam Mendes’ New York staging) may team up with Emily Watson (who, coincidentally, appeared in London and New York in Mendes’ Donmar farewell double bill of Twelfth Night and Uncle Vanya) for a stage-to-screen crossover of Vita and Virginia. The 1992 play was adapted by actress Eileen Atkins – who appeared in it with Vanessa Redgrave – from correspondence between novelist between Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West from 1922 to 1941.
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