Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Kenny Leon Takes On Seven Questions About American Son, Actors as Activists, & His Aida Dream

Kenny Leon talks about the role of actor's in today's political climate, how he chooses work, and his dream to bring Disney's Aida to a modern audience.

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Saturday, December 8, 2018

The Cher Show ***, American Son **1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward  December 8, 2018:  “Have you heard our writers? This dress is the best material in the show.” That’s a typical gag from The Cher Show, the new jukebox musical c…

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Friday, December 7, 2018

Stagecraft: Christopher Demos-Brown, author of “American Son” by James Marino

The Stagecraft podcast is hosted by Jan Simpson. It is a series of interviews with playwrights (and musical book writers) of shows opening on Broadway and off-Broadway. Guest: Christopher D…

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Eugene Lee of American Son by Broadway.com

Eugene Lee stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat about American Son and more with Paul Wontorek.

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American Son **1/2 by Barry Gordin

TEACHABLE MOMENTS: AMERICAN SON By: Samuel L. Leiter December 6, 2018:  “I don’t get it,” my plus one said as several rows of spectators rose before us in a standing ovation for Ame…

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

#AmericanSonMatters on Broadway by Philip

“American Son” premiered in 2016 at Barrington Stage in Massachusetts and was staged at George Street Playhouse in New Jersey in February 2017. In those recent years, its theme of racial…

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Monday, December 3, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Pretty Woman Still Going Strong at Start of Holiday Season by Broadway.com

The acclaimed musical adaptation of the smash 1990 film Pretty Woman might have opened at the kickoff of the fall season, but despite a slew of additional new musical productions having debu…

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Saturday, December 1, 2018

Photo: Michelle Obama, Rosie O'Donnell, and More Visit AMERICAN SON by Stephanie Wild

Last night, November 30, the new Broadway play American Son welcomed many special guests. Among those in attendance were Michelle Obama, Rosie O'Donnell, Sherie Rene Scott, President of ABC …

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Saturday, November 24, 2018

American Son - Racism, parenting and police procedure rear their ugly heads by Oscar E. Moore

Kerry Washington distraught and rapidly losing her patience with the young white officer on duty awaits hearing news about her son Jamal who has not returned home. Nine hours missing.

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AMERICAN SON – in stark black and white at the Booth by Oscar E Moore

This is not a great one act play.  It is a taut and timely play.  A play torn from the horrific racial headlines that we read daily.  And see nightly on the news.  And so it is predictab…

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Friday, November 23, 2018

American Son Playwright Christopher Demos-Brown on Tackling Big Issues and Attracting Bold Names with His Broadway Debut by Beth Stevens

Christopher Demos-Brown is a Miami trial lawyer who is now a Broadway playwright with a starry production and a Tony-winning director, but don’t call the American Son scribe an overnig…

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Front Row: Christopher Demos-Brown & Kenny Leon on American Son by Broadway.com

American Son playwright Christopher Demos-Brown and director Kenny Leon discuss their collaboration and tackling big issues in the gripping production.

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Front Row: Phantom's Ben Crawford, American Son & The Prom's Angie Schworer by Broadway.com

This episode features a chat with Ben Crawford about The Phantom of the Opera, a look at Christopher Demos-Brown and Kenny Leon's collaboration on American Son and a glamorous catch…

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Sunday, November 18, 2018

This Week on Broadway for November 18, 2018: American Son by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere discuss A Chorus Line @ New York City Center, American Son, King Kong, Mike Birbiglia’s The New One, Kate Marilley goes on for…

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Friday, November 16, 2018

American Son by Sandi Durell

  by Carol Rocamora     It’s almost too painful to watch. I’m referring to the look on Kerry Washington’s face, throughout the 90 agonizing minutes of American Son. Ker…

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Jeremy Jordan of American Son by Broadway.com

Jeremy Jordan stops by Broadway.com to chat about American Son and more with Paul Wontorek.

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Broadway Profiles to Air on November 18; Watch Exclusive Clip with Stephanie J. Block of The Cher Show by Broadway.com

We're gearing up for the latest installment of Broadway Profiles with Emmy-Award winning anchor Tamsen Fadal. Slated to air on November 18 at 6:00pm on PIX11 (and November 17 at 11:00pm …

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American Son by Darryl Reilly

“That’s it?” is likely to be one’s reaction at the conclusion of playwright Christopher Demos-Brown’s tidy topical 90-minute racial drama "American Son." Theater enthusiasts often …

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Kerry Washington Reveals What Happens If She’s Late to Broadway Rehearsals by Ruthie Fierberg

The star of American Son talks the intensity of the play, greeting friends afterwards, and director Kenny Leon's punishment for tardiness.

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VIDEO: Kerry Washington Talks About the Intensity of AMERICAN SON by Stage Tube

On last night's episode of 'Late Night with Seth Meyers,' Kerry Washington was a guest on the show.During the interview, Washington talks about her return to Broadway in American Son, Scanda…

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Opinion: To close or not to close? by Jeremy Gerard

Heading into the holidays, the Broadway season so far has been remarkable for the breadth of its appeal and the range of subjects. Along with the usual spate of film-to-musical adaptations (…

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Friday, November 9, 2018

BWW Invite: Get Up Close with AMERICAN SON Star Jeremy Jordan Next Week! by BroadwayWorld

On Thursday, November 15 200pm join us at the Robin Williams Center 247 West 54th Street for a Career Conversations QampA with star of American Son, Jeremy Jordan, moderated by Broadway Worl…

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VIDEO: Kerry Washington and Steven Pasquale Discuss AMERICAN SON on TODAY by Stage Tube

On this morning's episode of TODAY, Kerry Washington and Steven Pasquale, stars of Broadway's American Son, sit down with Jenna Bush Hager to talk about how they bring the gripping tale abou…

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Thursday, November 8, 2018

“American Son” at the Booth Theatre by Richard Seff

Christopher Demos-Brown, the author of this new play, was unknown to me, although his more than a dozen earlier works for the stage have been recognized by the Laurents/Hatcher Award and mul…

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American Son Review: Kerry Washington in Racial Nightmare on Broadway by Jonathan Mandell

While anxiously waiting in a Miami police station for word of what happened to her son Jamal, an educated African-American woman named Kendra (Kerry Washington) talks with her estranged whit…

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American Son: Pics and Review by New York Theater

While anxiously waiting in a Miami police station for word of what happened to her son Jamal, an educated African-American woman named Kendra (Kerry Washington) talks with her estranged whit…

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

‘AMERICAN SON’ by Corine Cohen


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