Thursday, March 12, 2020

‘American Son’ canceled by Pittsburgh Public Theater due to COVID-19 concerns by Joshua Axelrod / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Both the opening night scheduled for March 13 and the rest of the show’s run have been canceled.

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Musical of the Month: Curtains: The Creative Team by JK

March's Musical of the Month, Curtains had a top-notch creative team. Each one has an impressive resume of credits and awards. For some, this show marked another step on their continuing cr…

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Thursday, March 5, 2020

'American Son' explores interracial marriage and raising a black son in 2020 by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Broadway drama comes to the O'Reilly Theater while the film version streams on Netflix

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Monday, February 24, 2020

People You Should Know . . . Mark Junek by Zack Calhoon

MARK JUNEK. George Street Playhouse debut came as Officer Paul Larkin in 2017's American Son. Other credits include Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus and The Performers on Broadway, Fran…

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Jeremy Jordan to Take Over as Seymour in Off-Broadway's Little Shop of Horrors by Andy Lefkowitz

Jeremy Jordan is headed somewhere that's green. The Tony-nominated standout will join the off-Broadway revival of Little Shop of Horrors as Seymour beginning on March 17. He'll replace Tony …

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Jeremy Jordan to take over role of Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors revival by Ruth Kinane

There’s a new florist sprouting on Skid Row! On Wednesday, producers of the critically-acclaimed Off Broadway revival of Little Shop of Horrors announced that Jeremy Jordan (Newsies, Supe…

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Monday, January 13, 2020

Zoetic’s American Son Harrowingly Documents Racial Tumult In America Today by Bill Hirschman

American Son at Zoetic Stage doesn’t offer solutions to the complexity of race so much as explore with increasing intensity the exact craggy contours of the gulf. Christopher Demos-Brown…

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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

AMERICAN SON, FOSSE/VERDON, & More Nominated for Producers Guild Awards

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today the Motion Pictures and Television nominees for the 31st Annual Producers Guild Awards. Winners in these categories will be announced at …

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Monday, January 6, 2020

Demos-Brown’s American Son Finally Comes Home To Miamii by Bill Hirschman

When Christopher Demos-Brown’s racially charged drama American Son -- which has played in other cities and bowed on Broadway -- finally opens this week at Zoetic Stage in Miami, it will be…

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

VIDEO: Kerry Washington Talks Shooting the AMERICAN SON Film After Performing It on Broadway

Kerry Washington was a guest on Monday night's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live where she talks about what it was like shooting the movie American Son for Netflix after performing it on Broadwa…

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Kerry Washington On Why She’d Take A Role In A Netflix Movie Of The Play ‘American Son’ by Artsjournal2

Washington starred in the play on Broadway. So why take it to Netflix, of all places? Washington: “Not everybody has $200 to go and see a play on Broadway. … The economic diversity of ou…

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Friday, November 1, 2019

Review Roundup: What Do Critics Think of AMERICAN SON on Netflix?

Christopher Demos-Brown's popular stage play 'American Son' has been adapted into a Netflix film, which debuted on the streamer November 1. The entire Broadway cast returns to play the roles…

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Wake Up With BWW 11/1: AMERICAN SON on Netflix, and More!

Today's top stories: American Son comes to Netflix today, and more!

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American Son, Starring Kerry Washington, Arrives on Netflix November 1 by Dan Meyer

The cinematic adaptation of Christopher Demos-Brown’s play also stars Steven Pasquale, Jeremy Jordan, and Eugene Lee.

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Why American Son’s Kerry Washington Gave Out Her Phone Number by Ruthie Fierberg

The Netflix film adaptation of the Broadway play—starring Washington, Steven Pasquale, Jeremy Jordan, and Eugene Lee—drops November 1.

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VIDEO: Kerry Washington Talks Taking AMERICAN SON on Broadway to Netflix

Kerry Washington sat down with TODAY's Hoda Kotb Tuesday morning to talk about the Netflix adaption of American Son on Broadway.  The film adaptation will debut on the streamer this Friday…

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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Odds & Ends: Watch Kerry Washington & Steven Pasquale in a Stirring Trailer for Netflix's American Son & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Watch Kerry Washington & Steven Pasquale in a Stirring Trailer for Netflix's American Son The first full-length trailer h…

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

VIDEO: See Kerry Washington, Steven Pasquale, & Jeremy Jordan in the AMERICAN SON Trailer

Based on the acclaimed Broadway play, the Netflix Television Event AMERICAN SON tells the story of Kendra Ellis-Connor (Emmy-nominee Kerry Washington), the mother of a missing teenage boy, a…

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Watch the Official Trailer for Netflix's American Son, Starring Kerry Washington, Steven Pasquale, and Jeremy Jordan by Dan Meyer

The cinematic adaptation of Christopher Demos-Brown’s play will stream November 1.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of AMERICAN SON on Netflix

Kerry Washington, Steven Pasquale, and director Kenny Leon discuss the way in which American Son on Netflix is a chance to walk in someone else's shoes and relate to everyone's perspectives…

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Kerry Washington, Steven Pasquale, and Kenny Leon Discuss the Global Power of American Son in New Video by Dan Meyer

The Netflix adaptation of the Broadway play premieres November 1.

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Friday, October 11, 2019

Kerry Washington to Join Meryl Streep & James Corden in Netflix Adaptation of The Prom by Andy Lefkowitz

Kerry Washington is going to prom. The Emmy-nominated star of stage and screen has joined the company of Ryan Murphy's highly anticipated screen adaptation of the Tony-nommed musical The Pro…

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Where Are They Now? Mr. Broadway Update: Jeremy Jordan by JK

Back in October 2011, we highlighted an "up and coming" new talent, Jeremy Jordan as Mr. Broadway (HERE). He had already been in Rock of Ages and West Side Story, and was just finished hea…

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

‘American Son’s Steven Pasquale Joins Off Broadway Revival Of Sondheim’s ‘Assassins’ by Greg Evans

Steven Pasquale, about to appear in Netflix’s movie version of Broadway’s American Son, has joined the cast of Classic Stage Company’s 2020 revival of the Stephen Sondheim/John Weidman…

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Monday, September 23, 2019

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer For Netflix's AMERICAN SON, Starring Kerry Washington, Jeremy Jordan, Steven Pasquale, and Eugene Lee!

The official trailer has been released for the Netflix film adaptation of Christopher Demos-Brown's play American Son!

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See the Trailer for Netflix Adaptation of Broadway's American Son, Starring Kerry Washington by Dan Meyer

Theatre alums Steven Pasquale, Jeremy Jordan, and Eugene Lee also reprise their roles in the cinematic take on the play.

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Sunday, September 22, 2019

Kerry Washington is desperate for answers in first American Son trailer by Chancellor Agard

Where the hell is Kerry Washington‘s son?! That’s what the Scandal actress wants to know in the tense first trailer for Netflix’s American Son, which was released Sunday night during…

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

Review Roundup: What Do Critics Think of AMERICAN SON on Netflix?

Christopher Demos-Brown's popular stage play 'American Son' has been adapted into a Netflix film. It premiered this week at Toronto International Film Festival. 

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What Do Critics Think of Netflix's Adaptation of American Son, Starring Kerry Washington? by Dan Meyer

The original Broadway cast, which also included Steven Pasquale and Jeremy Jordan, returns to star in the movie.

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Florida Studio Theatre Sets Season of New Works by American Theatre Editors

The lineup will include the musical 'Bright Star' and 'American Son' by Florida writer Christopher Demos-Brown.

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

American Son Film Sets November Debut Date on Netflix by Andy Lefkowitz

Netflix has scheduled a November 1 release for the upcoming screen adaptation of Christopher Demos-Brown's star-packed Broadway-debut play American Son. In advance of the Netflix release, …

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