Arcadia on Broadway has uploaded this great new video to You Tube, of cast interviews and production footage. There is also a lovely interview with Margaret Colin, on DC Theatre Scene, in which she discusses her character's relationship with Tom's character Septimus Hodge.
Despite the drop in grosses this week reported on Broadway World, the great online blog reviews continue to appear. The Stage Grade website has collated a lot of the online reviews and theatregoer feedback, which is truly positive, most grading Arcadia A or A+. Lighting and Sound America probably has the best review / response to all the naysayers, and rightly believes that this production is more vibrant than the recent London one.
...the reviews -- both good and bad -- seriously misrepresent Arcadia on two counts. First, they leave the impression that Stoppard's script is so intimidatingly erudite that you practically need dual PhDs in physics and literary theory to grasp it. Second, many of them suggest that a fine and beautiful text has been manhandled by a motley crew of American and British actors, each acting in his or her individual style with little thought of a cohesive approach. Both charges could not be further from the truth...
...Tom Riley is both dashing and eminently well-spoken as Septimus, especially as when trying to wriggle out of trouble with the Chaters.