Friday, May 24, 2019

"The Curse of the Starving Class" at the Signature Theatre Opened 05/13/19 Ends 05/26/19 by [email protected] (simon Saltzman)

(left to right) David Warshofsky and Gilles GearyPhoto Credit: Joan Marcus It is doubtful whether there will be a more spectacularly stunning opening minute for any play this season....and t…

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Alfred Molina in The Father, B.D. Wong–Helmed The Great Leap, More Set for Pasadena Playhouse by Dan Meyer

The 2019–2020 season also includes two musicals: Little Shop of Horrors and Annie Get Your Gun.

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Monday, May 20, 2019

Pasadena Playhouse Announces Four Shows of 2019-20 Season by American Theatre Editors

New revivals of 'Little Shop' and 'Annie Get Your Gun' bookend a slate that includes BD Wong directing Lauren Yee's 'The Great Leap' and Alfred Molina in Florian Zeller's 'The Father.'

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Cincinnati Ballet Runs Classes For Children With Range Of (Dis)Abilities by Artsjournal1

“Ballet Moves began in 2014 when the father of a young girl with Down syndrome asked if any of the classes suited her needs. The answer was no. But Julie Sunderland, who trained with Bosto…

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Odds & Ends: Watch Corey Cott in Filthy Rich, See Sutton Foster & Laura Benanti in Younger & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Watch Corey Cott and Kim Cattrall in the Trailer for Fox's Filthy Rich All right, now this just looks downright juicy. As previ…

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Oscar Rejlander, the father of art photography

At the Getty Center in LA, one of the greats of the medium is celebrated with a rich retrospective of his work

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Monday, May 13, 2019

Fox Picks Up New Drama Filthy Rich Featuring Corey Cott & Kim Cattrall by Andy Lefkowitz

Filthy Rich, a new drama starring Broadway alums Corey Cott and Kim Cattrall, has been picked up as a series from Fox, according to Variety. The one-hour "southern Gothic family drama" is wr…

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Florian Zeller's The Son Will Transfer to London's West End by Andy Lefkowitz

Following a sold-out run at London's Kiln Theatre, Florian Zeller's The Son, translated by Christopher Hampton, will move to the West End for a limited run later this summer. Michael Longhu…

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Florian Zeller's The Son Will Transfer to London's West End by Andy Lefkowitz

Following a sold-out run at London's Kiln Theatre, Florian Zeller's The Son, translated by Christopher Hampton, will move to the West End for a limited run later this summer. Michael Longhu…

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Florian Zeller’s The Son is coming to the West End by Carly-Ann Clements

The final instalment of Florian Zeller's trilogy of plays - which includes The Mother and The Father - is coming to the West End in August. The post Florian Zeller’s The Son is coming to t…

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

0617: The Story of Stephen Foster – Part One by MusicalTalk

In a special two part edition of MusicalTalk, join Jonathan, David, Nick and Thos as the look at the life, works and legacy of Stephen Foster, the father of the popular song and godfather of…

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Friday, May 3, 2019

THE PROM, THE BOYS IN THE BAND and More are Coming to a Screen Near You in BWW's May Stage-to-Screen Report by Kaitlin Milligan

This past month was filled with exciting stage-to-screen news In casting news, The In the Heights film rounded out its cast and Mike Faist joined the West Side Story film. The plays Outside …

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Anthony Hopkins & Olivia Colman Set for Film Adaptation of Tony-Nominated The Father by Andy Lefkowitz

Oscar winners Anthony Hopkins (The Silence of the Lambs) and Olivia Colman (The Favourite) have signed on to star in a new film version of the 2016 Tony-nominated play The Father, accordi…

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Socrates by Joel Benjamin

For all you philosophy junkies out there—and you know who you are—Tim Blake Nelson’s world premiere "Socrates" at The Public Theater, the shining light of The Public’s Onassis Festiv…

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Olivia Colman Joins Anthony Hopkins in Movie Version of The Father by Olivia Clement

The two Oscar winners will star in the film adaptation of Florian Zeller’s acclaimed Broadway play.

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Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman Will Lead Film Adaptation of THE FATHER by Stephanie Wild

Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman will lead the film adaptation of the play The Father, according to Variety.

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Joe Yule, Father of Satan by Trav S.D.

Satan is of course, Mickey Rooney, aka Joe Yule, Jr. The father is of course Joe Yule (Ninnian Joseph Ewell, 1892-1950). Joe the Elder was born in Glasgow and emigrated to the U.S. when stil…

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Alex Jennings Joins The Cast of THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA by BroadwayWorld

Scenario Two have announced that three-time Olivier Award winner and current BAFTA nominee, Alex Jennings My Fair Lady, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The Queen, Bridget Jones The Edge, …

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Friday, March 29, 2019

Grief Is the Thing With Feathers review – Cillian Murphy is a wonder by Michael Billington

Barbican, LondonMurphy has an astonishing athleticism playing both man and crow in an adaptation of Max Porter’s story of grief Cillian Murphy and Enda Walsh have teamed up to bring Max Po…

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Magical Realism by Webmaster

Magical Realism Webmaster March 20, 2019 - 12:02 Topics Theater Review Tags off broadway …

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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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