Hence the mini-post!
- IndieQuill briefly discusses Before the Rains director Santosh Sivan's previous work, including Asoka, Halo, Malli, and The Terrorist. It also notes that Before the Rains is Sivan's first English language film.
- Tickets can now be purchased for the Toronto International Film Festival 2007. Here is the relevant section of the TIFF website. During the festival, some of the screenings will have same-day tickets available. Details will be available on the main website from September 5.
- Playbill announces that Utopia's understudy extraordinaire is returning to NYC from November 1 to December 2. He will be performing in Off-Broadway's Crime and Punishment on East 59th Street, which is being produced by the Chicago Writers' Theatre:
Scott Parkinson, fresh from a run in the triumphant The Coast of Utopia trilogy at the Lincoln Center, reprises his brilliant performance as Dostoevsky's tortured Raskolnikov.
- With the anticipated arrival of Rock 'n' Roll on Broadway, Variety.com have a short piece on London-to-New York transferals, which are divided into three categories: worse than original, equal to original and much better than original. Utopia is in the latter!
- Lastly, for a very loosely-related bit of fun, evidence that Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice is not quite as well-known as one might have hoped!