By 2012 there was evidence of interest in Idris Akamoor’s 1970’s recordings.He reformed The Pyramids and they are back touring again.In the case of Jenkins's "middlemen" we have middle manager Stanley Cahill (Duncan Rogers) and fiscal analyst Michael Aaronson (David Friedlander).They work in Manhattan in their adjoining offices on the sixtieth floor, somehow oblivious to the mass departure of co-workers, fiercely intent on completing the corporation's annual report.It may be a bit of a reach, but their relationship reminded me of Gene Wilder and Zero Mostel in the "Producers." In any play all roles are never quite equal, and that is true even in a two character play as "middlemen." Duncan Rogers IS the tormented Stanley Cahill.
by Rick Busciglio, New Jersey Footlights New Jersey Repertory Company, in Long Branch, is presenting the New Jersey Premiere of "middlemen," written by David Jenkins* and directed by Marc Geller.** What happens when a Wall Street financial institution collapses? Playwright David Jenkins has written a splendid, tight, highly topical two character play that gives us the all too familiar answer...unsuspecting, unquestioning, trusting (and naive) middlemen.Kevin Dennis was one of several people (along with Barry George) who were told in 2013 they could not have compensation for wrongful conviction.Dec 28 – Flamur Daci, 28, an Albanian immigrant from Southend, was attacked at Tesco in Gravesend, Kent, in a brawl which continued in the nearby railway station. Five Albanian asylum seekers were identified as his killers – Edrin Hodaj, Gezim Ilgazi, Antest Dailani, Genjan Ilgazi and Ruduan Dailani. An inquest in July 2000 recorded a verdict of unlawful killing. Dec 25 – Pervinder Singh Rayatt, 19, from east London, was killed in Chinatown, central London at 4am.Once in Europe Ackamoor and Simmons travelled on to Africa for what they described as a ‘cultural odyssey’.This first version of The Pyramids were over before the 1980s had even begun though not before recording three albums one of which, , I remember passing through my vinyl collection around the time my first child was born.