Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Goodbye Norma Jeane review – the man behind Marilyn Monroe steps forward by Kate Wyver

Above the Stag theatre, LondonChoreographer Jack Cole’s vitality is lost in Liam Burke’s play that tackles issues of ownership of women’s bodies All high kicks and hip swings, Jack Co…

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Friday, March 15, 2019

‘Full of energy & heart’: SPARKPLUG – Touring ★★★★ by Debbie Gilpin

“I’ve got two dads.” Playwright, actor and spoken word artist David Judge’s latest play SparkPlug is inspired by autobiographical events: his mother is white, his biological father i…

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

The Mother ** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward March 14, 2019: French playwright Florian Zeller managed a rare feat in 2016. He made dementia a compelling topic for a Broadway play. After hit runs in Paris and Londo…

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

BWW Review: Isabelle Huppert Extraordinary as Depression-Stricken Woman in Florian Zeller's THE MOTHER by Michael Dale

It was three seasons ago that French playwright Florian Zeller's Moliere Award winning THE FATHER came to Broadway from London in an English translation by Christopher Hampton. Frank Langell…

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Monday, March 11, 2019

The Mother: Family Affairs Française, Outside Buffalo by Steven Suskin

★★ Florian Zeller follows up his sterling The Father with a less-intriguing The Mother The post The Mother: Family Affairs Française, Outside Buffalo appeared first on New York Stage Re…

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Saturday, March 9, 2019

“Dido and Aeneas, Remembered” at Opera de Lyon by Blouin Artinfo

Henry Purcell’s renowned 17th-century opera is being staged by David Marton for Opera de Lyon, with addition of texts from Virgil’s “L’Eneide,” and completed by Kalle Kalima’s …

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

First Look at Isabelle Huppert and Chris Noth in The Mother Off-Broadway by Nathan Skethway

French playwright Florian Zeller, who penned The Father, returns to the U.S. with a play about a woman grasping for stability.

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Read the Reviews for the London Premiere of Florian Zeller’s The Son by Ryan McPhee

The play is the final installment in the playwright’s trilogy, after The Father and The Mother (currently playing Off-Broadway with Isabelle Huppert).

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The Son, Kiln Theatre review - darkly tragic by Aleks.sierz

The final part of Florian Zeller's domestic trilogy is powerfully melodramatic Well, you have to give it to French playwright Florian Zeller — he's certainly cracked the problem of coming …

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

The Son review – Florian Zeller's frightening tale of teen depression by Michael Billington

Kiln, London Fear and fleeting joy punctuate an exploration of family dynamics, charting the upheaval of divorce and adolescence Florian Zeller’s remarkable play completes a trilogy that v…

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Friday, February 15, 2019

The Father at Coal Mine Theatre builds empathy for its aging lead character with its combination of farce and tragedy by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Eric Peterson is best at capturing Andre’s childlike helplessness, culminating in a moving final breakdown, writes Carly Maga.

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Review: Akhnaten, London Coliseum by Olivia Gibbs-Fairley

Review: Akhnaten, London Coliseum4.0starsAncient Egyptian culture is so strongly associated with a worship of a multitude of gods and goddesses (as well as pyramids, hieroglyphics and mummie…

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Monday, February 11, 2019

Stranger in a Familiar Land: A Review of The Father at Remy Bumppo Theatre Company by Amanda Finn

Florian Zeller's award-winning 2012 play gets its moving local premiere at Remy Bumppo.

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Sunday, February 10, 2019

The Story of Two Alan Hales, Père et Fils by Trav S.D.

Like most living humans, my pathway to the father-and-son Alan Hales went backward from the most trivial starting place. Gilligan’s Island. We met Alan Hale, Jr. (The Skipper) first, …

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Friday, February 8, 2019

“The Son” at Kiln Theatre, London by Blouin Artinfo

Kiln Theatre, London presents Florian Zeller’s “The Son,” translated by Christopher Hampton from February 20-April 6, 2019.The story is about a perturbed Nicolas who has been going thr…

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

In 'The Father,' Remy Bumppo explores the agonies of dementia by Chris Jones

Now in its Chicago premiere from the Remy Bumppo Theatre Company, Florian Zeller’s “The Father” is a play about dementia, that late-in-life affliction that can take down a giant person…

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Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For SPARKPLUG by David Judge by BroadwayWorld

Manchester, 1983. Dave loves Rod Stewart, Joanne and his Ford Capri. He's all set for a new start. Only Joanne's about to have someone else's baby. Is Dave ready to become a Dad even though …

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REVIEW: Hamilton by JK

Review of the Saturday, February 2, 2019 matinee performance at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York City. Starring Michael Luwoye, Denee Benton, Daniel Breaker, Mandy Gonzalez, Ryan Vasq…

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

In The Heights Film Taps Corey Hawkins to Play Benny by Drew Shade

The Tony Award-winning musical In The Heights is headed to the big screen thanks to Warner Bros., And according to Deadline the Straight Outta Compton star Corey Hawkins has been cast in th…

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Jonathan Pryce & Eileen Atkins Set Broadway Return in Florian Zeller's Height of the Storm by Andy Lefkowitz

Following a rumored Broadway transfer, Manhattan Theatre Club has confirmed an upcoming staging of Tony-nominated scribe Florian Zeller's The Height of the Storm, set to a…

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Sunday, February 3, 2019

Robert Earl Jones: From Cotton Fields to Colonus by Trav S.D.

This is a post in celebration of Black History Month.  Fortuitous, is it not, that Robert Earl Jones (1910-2006) was born this month? For not only was Jones an important early African Ameri…

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Saturday, February 2, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Sophie Amieva by Zack Calhoon

SOPHIE AMIEVA (Writer, Director) is a French and Spanish theater artist living in Brooklyn since 2001. Praised by the New York Times for "display[ing] a fine talent for comedy", Sophie has…

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Thursday, January 31, 2019

So The Artist Has Misbehaved. Does S/He And The Work Now Have To Disappear? by Artsjournal

Lionel Shriver: “For reasons that escape me, artists’ misbehavior now contaminates the fruits of their labors, like the sins of the father being visited upon the sons. So it’s not …

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“Jazireh Ahani” at Cinema Le Nouvel Odeon, Paris by Blouin Artinfo

Mohammad Rasoulof’s “Jazireh Ahani”(“Iron Island”) will be screened at Paris’ Cinema Le Nouvel Odeon on March 16, 2019.The film’s IMDb page describes the film as the story of a…

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Sunday, January 27, 2019

“Il Primo Omicidio” at Palais Garnier, Paris by Blouin Artinfo

The new production of “Il Primo Omicidio” will be on stage at Palais Garnier, Paris through February 23, 2019.According to the website of Palais Garnier, Abel’s murder by his brother C…

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Off-Broadway Review: A Number and 'Night Mother by Lauren Yarger

Carla Brandberg and Erin Cronican in 'Night Mother. Photo by Russ Rowland.Brandon Walker and Michael Stephen Clay in A Number. Photo by Russ RowlandA Number By Caryl ChurchillDirec…

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Saturday, January 12, 2019

Do "The Ferryman" and the "The Waverly Gallery" Live Up to The Hype About Them? by Broadwayandme

Most theatergoers, especially those with limited time and resources, try to figure out which shows to see through a combination of word of mouth, social media and official reviews, particula…

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Tuesday, January 1, 2019

“Qu'est-ce qu'on a fait au Bon Dieu?”at UGC Cinemas, France by Blouin Artinfo

Philippe de Chauveron’s fun filled film “Qu'est-ce qu'on a fait au Bon Dieu?”(What Have We Done To God Yet) will play at France’ UGC Cinemas from January 30, 2019.Claude Verneuil, a …

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Friday, December 21, 2018

Manhattan Theatre Club Plans to Bring Florian Zeller's Acclaimed Height of the Storm to Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Two-time Tony winner Jonathan Pryce (Miss Saigon) and three-time Olivier winner Eileen Atkins (The Retreat from Moscow) could be headed back to Broadway in a transfer of Tony-nomin…

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Monday, December 17, 2018

Top 10 theatre shows of 2018 by Michael Billington

A gender-switch Company got Sondheim’s blessing, Sam Mendes probed the doomed Lehman dynasty and Austen had a sparkling rewrite. But the year belonged to Jonathan Pryce and Eileen Atkins f…

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Odds & Ends: Chris Noth to Join Isabelle Huppert for U.S. Premiere of The Mother & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Chris Noth to Join Isabelle Huppert for U.S. Premiere of The Mother Casting is complete for Atlantic Theater Company'…

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