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The Dresser

  • ArtRage Gallery 505 Hawley Avenue Syracuse, NY, 13203 United States (map)

The Dresser

Directed by Peter Yates with Albert Finney , Tom Courtenay

This film explores the delicate bond between “Sir,” a boozy, badly aging actor and manager of a Shakespearean travel company and the loyal personal assistant who struggles to keep him from falling apart. Offering a wonderful behind-the-scenes look at theater life, the film brims with backstage lore, theatrical detail, and stage bound superstition. But the heart  of it all is a deeply felt story of a human relationship on the brink of crisis. The two leads — Albert Finney as “Sir” and Tom Courtenay as “the dresser” — give electrifying Oscar-nominated performances.

“Brilliant, illuminating and moving” — IMDB.

$5 Suggested Donation

Earlier Event: March 11
The Golden Coach