Thursday, January 18, 2018

#TBT: Chart the Tony-Winning Broadway Career of Farinelli And The King Star Mark Rylance Through Video

Celebrate Mark Rylance's birthday with these video clips from his decade-long, three-time Tony Award-winning Broadway career.

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Monday, January 15, 2018

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - January 15th - Once On This Island and Farinelli Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Once On This Island 4.41, Spongebob 3.37, The Band's Visit 2.56, Miss Saigon 2.42 and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 1.29. The top growing c…

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Monday, January 8, 2018

Farinelli and the King Kicks Off 2018 With Strong Box Office by Playbill Staff

The Mark Rylance-led play had its second highest-grossing week at the box office.

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Grosses Analysis: Farinelli and the King Kicks Off 2018 With Strong Box Office by Playbill Staff

The Mark Rylance-led play had its second highest-grossing week at the box office.

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - January 8th - SpongeBob and Farinelli Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were The Band's Visit 7.59, Once On this Island 4.23, Spongebob 4.22, School of Rock 2.45 and Come From Away 1.48. The top growing current Broadway …

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Saturday, January 6, 2018

Dethroning "Farinelli and the King" by Broadwayandme

Is Mark Rylance the greatest actor of our time? Over the course of a three-decade career, he's won three Tonys, two Oliviers and an Oscar. Last year, the Queen knighted him for his service t…

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Friday, January 5, 2018

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Mark Rylance & Company in FARINELLI AND THE KING by Ken Fallin

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest …

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Get Tickets to 19 Broadway Shows at a 2-For-1 Rate During Broadway Week by BroadwayWorld

NYC amp Company, New York City's official destination marketing organization, announced NYC Broadway Week tickets are on sale to the public today beginning at 1030am EST. The popular biannua…

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Thursday, January 4, 2018

Andre Holland & Mark Rylance to Lead Othello at Shakespeare's Globe by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway alum André Holland will take on the title role in a new production of Shakespeare's Othello slated to play London's Shakespeare's Globe as part of the company'…

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André Holland and Mark Rylance to Star in Othello at Shakespeare’s Globe by Ryan McPhee

Claire van Kampen, Farinelli and the King playwright and Rylance’s wife, will direct the London production.

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Tuesday, January 2, 2018

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - January 2nd - My Fair Lady Tops Upcoming Production Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were The Band's Visit 7.59, Once On this Island 4.23, Spongebob 4.22, School of Rock 2.45 and Come From Away 1.48. The top growing current Broadway …

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Saturday, December 30, 2017

The True Story Of A Spanish Royal And The Very High Voice That Healed Him by Jeff Lunden

The new Broadway musical drama Farinelli And The King tells the tale of the bipolar King Philippe V and the famous 18th-century operatic castrato whose singing nurses him back to health.

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Friday, December 29, 2017

See All the Playbills of 2017 by Hannah Vine

From The Present to Farinelli and the King; how many did you collect this year?

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Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Farinelli and the King to Welcome Broadway Veteran Simon Jones to Cast by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage vet Simon Jones will join the company of Claire Van Kampen's new play Farinelli and the King on January 9, 2018 in the role of John Rich. Original cast member Colin Hurley wil…

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Theater News: Simon Jones Joins the Cast of Broadway's Farinelli and the King

Mark Rylance stars in the Shakespeare's Globe production.

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Simon Jones Joins The Cast Of FARINELLI AND THE KING On January 9 by BroadwayWorld

Simon Jones The Real Thing, Benefactors, will join the cast of the Shakespeare's Globe production of FARINELLI AND THE KING on Tuesday, January 9, playing the role of opera impresario John R…

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Simon Jones to Join Broadway’s Farinelli and the King by Adam Hetrick

The veteran actor succeeds Colin Hurley as opera impresario John Rich in the new play starring Tony and Oscar winner Mark Rylance.

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Tuesday, December 26, 2017

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - December 26th - The Band's Visit and Farinelli and the King Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were The Band's Visit 7.59, Once On this Island 4.23, Spongebob 4.22, School of Rock 2.45 and Come From Away 1.48. The top growing current Broadway …

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‘Farinelli and the King’ at Belasco Theatre, New York by Blouin Artinfo

Belasco Theatre, New York is staging English playwright Claire van Kampen’s “Farinelli and the King,” starring Tony award-winning actor Mark Rylance as Phillipe V. The production is di…

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Sunday, December 24, 2017

This Week on Broadway for December 24, 2017: Hundred Days, Cruel Intentions, After the Fair by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere review Hundred Days @ NYTW, Cruel Intentions @ (Le) Poisson Rouge, After the Fair @ Urban Stages, A Tribute to Barbara Cook @ Lincoln Ce…

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Saturday, December 23, 2017

FARINELLI AND THE KING – the music cure: a disappointing experiment by Oscar E Moore

For those of you who can’t enough of Handel sung beautifully by the renowned countertenor Iestyn Davies as the “singing” Farinelli (a renowned 18th century castrato) hie thee over to t…

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Farinelli and the King - The power of music to heal is undisputed but it can also lull you to sleep. by Oscar E. Moore

I urge anyone who is thinking of attending (which would not be high on my to-do list) to first read the very informative insert by David Cote enclosed in the Playbill program.

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Farinelli and the King by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Giving a performance of the caliber of his earlier Shakespeare’s Globe portrayals of the Countess Olivia in "Twelfth Night" and the title role of "Richard III" which also played Broadway…

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Friday, December 22, 2017

Review: ‘Farinelli and the King’ at the Bellasco Theatre by Richard Seff

I believe there’s a reason the name of the countertenor Farinelli precedes that of King Philippe V of Spain in the title of the play running currently at the Belasco Theatre on Broadwa…

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Farinelli and the King, Belasco Theatre, New York — castrato story lacks something

Mark Rylance channels the bawdy spirit of Restoration comedy in his wife Claire van Kampen’s 2015 play

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Thursday, December 21, 2017

Review: Farinelli and The King by Elyse Trevers

The King is having a bad day; he can’t catch a goldfish in a glass bowl.  King Philippe V of Spain has a “brain inflammation” and appears to be going mad.  In Farinelli and The King,…

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Olde is New Again: FARINELLI AND THE KING and A Recent History of New Works at Shakespeare's Globe by BroadwayWorld

The critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe production of Farinelli and the King, a new play by Claire van Kempen, starring three-time Tony and Academy Award-winner Mark Rylance, opened thi…

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Video Flash: Watch Mark Rylance in the Trailer for Broadway's Farinelli and the King

The music of Handel underscores the regal Broadway production.

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Photos: Farinelli and the King Opening Night by Jk Clarke

      The evening of Sunday, December 17 saw the Broadway opening of Claire Van Kampen’s new play, Farinelli and the King, starring three-time Tony Award and Oscar-winni…

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