two-hander


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two-hander

(ˌtuːˈhændə)
n
(Theatre) a play for two actors
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With a break point to play with, he chased a Soderling backhand to two metres wide of and two metres behind the court before blindly playing a two-hander of his own that flew over the net and in for a winner to bring the crowd to their feet.
A reader in Brighton takes me to task for my comments on Hall Green Little Theatre's first night of The Live Bed Show, which I began by remarking that you can't expect to make a play that is two-hander a raging success if half the cast keeps forgetting its lines.
Third to finish was the two-hander Alex- Team MacAdie, sailed by father and son Jock and Hamish MacAdie, who earlier in 2007 had won the Melbourne to Osaka Race.
If you want to see it made into an a wkward, over-theatrical two-hander with too many plot lines, see this.
The musical demands of Jason Robert Brown's two-hander, ``The Last Five Years,'' are meetable.
He is the sympathetic character in Bartok's version of the story, and thanks to Howard's approach to the stylized acting--a lot of it involving various postures of submission--and his strong, often declamatory singing, the lonely Duke's mysterious situation was fully realized within the narrow sphere of this powerful two-hander.
Ambitious because it challenges the audience to stay with this well-acted two-hander in an era when people's expectations of the cinematic experience includes multi-million-dollar, multi-digital effects and over-priced Hollywood stars.
I've done bits of Pinter before, but to be part of this two-hander is great for an actor.
Craig and Jenkins appear to relish the demands of what is a wordy, dense two-hander which offers nowhere to hide, and they generally rise to Mac-Donald's challenge, mixing humour, humanity, urgency and poignancy in a story whose ending the audience already knows.
The Welsh premiere of this two-hander from Company of Sirens takes place in the intimate setting of the studio space at Cardiff's Chapter Arts Centre.
In fact, her two-hander Bully Boy is an essentially joke free exploration of the corrosive effect of war on the men who fight it.
Julian Forsyth and Antony Eden co-star in this powerful two-hander, Forsyth as big-city solicitor Arthur Kipps, and Eden as an opportunist actor hell-bent on turning Arthur's tragic story into a performance to remember.