Daniel Harding conducts Kate and Andrew Staples in Berlioz’s “dramatic symphony”, with the Berlin Philharmonic. “This is a real arc for teen Kate,” says Aptaker. 2020 Bustle Digital Group. If you don't remember, Episode 5, "Storybook Love", featured Rebecca hosting college-aged Kate and Marc, Randall and Beth, and Kevin and Sophie for dinner at her and Kate's new home. It seemed like things were going well for her... for a little while. This Is Us airs Tuesdays at 9 p.m. on NBC. All rights reserved. Kate will be performing excerpts from Engelbert Humperdinck's classic "Hansel und Gretel" for two nights at Schloss Grafenegg, Vienna. Pelléas et Mélisande, LA Opera (role debut), Orlando (world premiere) at the Vienna State Opera, Romeo and Juliet, with the Berlin Philharmonic, Cendrillon, Glyndebourne Festival, directed by Fiona Shaw, Miranda (After Henry Purcell), Caen and Bordeaux, France, Ariadne auf Naxos, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris, La Damnation de Faust, Philharmonie de Paris, Ariadne Auf Naxos, with the Cleveland Orchestra, Hansel & Gretel Christmas Concert, Grafenegg, Austria, Thousands of Miles concert, Musikfest Bremen, Germany. “It’s not a quick in and out.” And as for all of those fan hypotheses so far, Aptaker quips, “Oh, man, I was hoping for something more outlandish, like he’s Jack’s illegitimate son.”. Kate returns to the LA Opera for her role debut as Mélisande in Debussy’s masterpiece, directed by David McVicar and conducted by James Conlon. I didn't see what was happening." Offers may be subject to change without notice. But, the episode ended with grownup Kate finding a Polaroid of Marc from that night many years ago and showing Rebecca, who responded, "I was trying so hard to hold it together that year after your father died, and I wanted to believe so badly that you kids were happy. Kate Willis is one of the Risen and the former wife of James Hayes. When they leave, Randall asks Rebecca, who is preoccupied with a broken dishwasher and mortgage payments, "What does Kate see in that guy?" Their quotes may have you recalibrating your very darkest thoughts, but they confirm once again that you should be highly concerned about this record store employee. And she responds, "Honestly, I'm just happy that she's happy.". Credit: It's unclear at this point what the situation with Marc will end up being, other than the fact that something negative happens, but it's a major red flag that he's so controlling. Kate takes the title role in the world premiere of Olga Neuwirth’s new opera work, based on Virginia Woolf’s eponymous hero and heroine. Entertainment Weekly is a registered trademark of Meredith Corporation All Rights Reserved. Before that, he worked as a lawyer in private practice. “Someone who just shows up like that is a little bit controlling and impulsive — and there’s a charm and a darkness that he’s doing simultaneously,” says Aptaker of Abrams. Did Marc — who seems genuinely (but perhaps too) interested in Kate — soon turn into an unsavory individual and somehow do harm to Kate, who was still recovering from the trauma of Jack’s death? Instead, let's find out what happened and then move on to what it means for Kate as a character. NBC’s beloved era-hopping drama tells the story of the Pearson family through the years. Entertainment Weekly may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. “It definitely goes to a unhealthy place that’s going to make a real impact on Kate and stay with her over the years,” answers Aptaker. Ron Batzdorff/NBC; NBC; Ron Batzdorff/NBC, Credit: If what happened between him and Kate is as traumatizing as it seems, fans shouldn't be left to keep looking out for "clues" about something that could be as dark as emotional or physical abuse. 'This Is Us' exec producers Elizabeth Berger and Isaac Aptaker warn of the 'unhealthy place' that teen Kate is headed with boyfriend Marc. This Is Us recap: Examining the roots of 'The Dinner(s) and the Date'. Early on in this season of This Is Us, teenage Kate got a job at a music store and started dating a guy, Marc, who also worked there. There are some really intense scenes. Right after the episode ended, fearful fans went into hypothesis overdrive, tossing around theories involving stalking and sexual assault. ), and it makes sense if Kate feeling like Rebecca wasn't paying attention to her in a time of need is part of that. Mar 5, 2014 - Elvis Presley This Is Living (Kid Galahad) - YouTube From 1993 to 2003, he represented South Carolinas 3rd congressional district … He is serving as the United States Senator from South Carolina since 2003. Finding a set of decades-old Polaroids in the piano bench — taken at a family dinner a year after the death of Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) — Kate (Chrissy Metz) fixated on a photo of herself with her then-new boyfriend and record store boss, Marc (Austin Abrams). “I don’t want to say much more than that because I want people to experience it.”, Viewers have so far experienced him as someone charming and sensitive, but also a little off and presumptuous about boundaries. That's much more interesting. Yeah, it’s a lot.“, How toxic will this relationship prove to be? Early on in this season of This Is Us, teenage Kate got a job at a music store and started dating a guy, Marc, who also worked there. Following the critically acclaimed world premiere at L'Opéra Comique in Paris of Katie Mitchell's re-imagining of the story of Shakespeare's Miranda, Miranda After Henry Purcell is revived at L'Opéra National Bordeaux and Le Théâtre de Caen, France. Kate’s unnerving reply? “I didn’t see it either.”, So, what exactly happened to teen Kate (Hannah Zeile) back in that time period? He is the member of the Republican Party. Baby Jack couldn't be luckier to have Kate (Chrissy Metz) as his mother and Uncle Kevin (Justin Hartley) to help him pick up girls, boys... or robots? Executive producers Elizabeth Berger and Isaac Aptaker warn of the 'unhealthy place' that teen Kate is headed with boyfriend Marc. At the end of Episode 5, adult Kate found a photo of Marc, and it was made very clear that something awful had happened between them. “But I think it was definitely a formative relationship and it was a relationship that left serious emotional wounds.” Adds Aptaker: “We’re actually writing the climax of that story right now and it’s definitely an intense episode. Fiona Shaw directs and John Wilson conducts this new production of Massenet's Cendrillon, with Kate playing Prince Charming and Danielle de Niese's in the title role. Well, on Tuesday night's episode, "Sorry", This Is Us fans got another look at Kate's boyfriend and another sign of some bad news to come. Kate has 5 jobs listed on their profile. For one night only at the Philharmonie de Paris. Kate returns to the Met to sing Nerone in David McVicar’s stunning production of Handel’s Agrippina. Regardless of what goes down with Marc, the situation will likely be important to viewers' understanding of Kate as a person and also her connection with mother. From 1982 to 1988, he served in the United States Air Force. “He came in on day 1 and just nailed the characterization of this guy. this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Returning to the Washington Concert Opera, Kate sings the title role in Gounod's groundbreaking opera that churns with intense, competing love affairs. Lindsey Graham is an American politician. When Kate picks up a banana, Rebecca says, "Bug, that's not lunch," and Kate claims she'll pick up something else to eat at the theater. “Fans should have a healthy amount of concern,” This Is Us executive producer Aptaker told EW two weeks ago, adding, “I mean, there’s something ominous looming there.” Asked about Marc’s questionable decision to show up unannounced at Kate’s house to “rescue” her, executive producer Elizabeth Berger hinted: “That will definitely prove to be symbolic of Marc’s larger personality. © Copyright 2020 Meredith Corporation. He’s obviously somebody that goes for what he wants and feels entitled to show up to a place even when he’s not invited.”, With speculation building in the aftermath of the episode — and with no new intel dropped over the last two weeks — the producers agreed to spill a bit more intel about Marc. Directed by Karoline Gruber, narrated by Fiona Shaw and conducted by Matthias Pintscher. View Kate Lindsay’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. It's an exchange that wouldn't be included unless it meant something more. What they did not address was a mystery that was dropped into the final seconds of the Oct. 22 episode. Emmanuel Krivine conducts Kate and L'Orchestre National de France in a concert opera of Berlioz's Damnation of Faust. The two most recent episodes of This Is Us have delved into such intense topics as race, class, identity, parenthood, and, sure, golf. Kate responded, "I didn't see it, either.". Three nights only. a mystery that was dropped into the final seconds of the Oct. 22 episode. 3rd, 5th, 6th May, Opéra National Bordeaux, Kate returns to Théâtre des Champs-Elysées for a revival of Katie Mitchell's production of Strauss's Ariadne auf Naxos, singing the role of the Composer. Conducted by Peter Schneider. “I wanted to believe so badly that you kids were happy, I didn’t see what was happening,” Rebecca (Mandy Moore) told her daughter. Kate returns to the Vienna State Opera for three performances of Ariadne auf Naxos, seen as the ultimate collaboration between Richard Strauss and Hugo von Hofmannsthal.