Most Americans know British actor Lesley Nicol as Mrs. Patmore, the plainspoken cook who presided over the kitchen at Downton Abbey through six seasons and two films. (The newest film in the series, Downton Abbey: A New Era, opens in May.) But before finding international success as the downstairs doyenne in Julian Fellowes’s portrait of […]
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Akeelah and the Bee, Die Walküre, and 14 more new stage shows to see
An inspirational kids’ show and a not-be-missed Lyric Opera production are among this week’s best bets.
When Princesses Grow Up
The Young Victoria puts a reality check on the Disney fantasy.