Wednesday, June 13, 2018

The bad dads of the West End by Carly-Ann Clements

From all of us at Official London Theatre, we just want to wish all the father figures out there a very happy Dad Day! Father, grandad, uncle, older brother… whoever you’re celebrating t…

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Anna Madeley, Amanda Drew, And Lucy Cohu Join The Cast Of THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM by BroadwayWorld

Multi award-winning star of screen and stage Jonathan Pryce will star as 'Andrei', and three-time Olivier award-winning Dame Eileen Atkins will star as 'Madeleine' in The Height of the Storm…

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Friday, May 18, 2018

Anthony Hopkins to Star in Film Adaptation of The Father by Olivia Clement

The Oscar winner has signed on for the movie version of Florian Zeller's acclaimed Broadway play.

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Anthony Hopkins Signs On For Film Adaptation of THE FATHER by Alexa Criscitiello

It has been reported that Academy Award-winning actor, Anthony Hopkins has signed on to lead a film adaptation of the Tony Award-nominated drama, The Father.

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Sunday, May 13, 2018

The week in theatre: The Whale; Nightfall; An Ideal Husband – review by Susannah Clapp

Ustinov Studio, Bath; The Bridge; Vaudeville, LondonA morbidly obese man is trapped with his regrets and his furious daughter in the Ustinov’s superb revival of Samuel D Hunter’s The Wha…

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Georg Friedrich Händel’s “Semele” at Komische Oper Berlin by Blouin Artinfo

Georg Friedrich Handel’s “Semele” will be on stage at Komische Oper Berlin.“Nicole Chevalier, the winner of the Faust Award who last turned the heads of men and women during her sens…

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Friday, May 4, 2018

“(B)old: Festival” at Southbank Centre, London by Blouin Artinfo

“(B)old: Festival” will be on at Southbank Centre, London.Ever heard of festivals by and old people? Here’s one for you! “(B)old is a new festival profiling artists aged 65 years and…

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Fay Holderness: Fred MacMurray’s Aunt on Stage and Screen by Trav S.D.

Screen comedienne Fay Holderness (nee MacMurray, 1881-1963) came into the world on April 16. Her brother, musician Frederick MacMurray, Sr. was the father of movie and tv star Fred MacMurray…

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Saturday, April 14, 2018

Rod Steiger: Just the Weird Parts by Trav S.D.

A tribute today to the great character actor Rod Steiger (1925-2002). One of the most famous proponents and exponents of the so-called Method, there is a wonderful surprise in the late actor…

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Reared review – secrets and surprises in skittish family comedy by Lyn Gardner

Theatre 503, LondonJohn Fitzpatrick’s play about a family with a wonky moral compass swings between all-out farce and truth-telling dramaIt is possible to really enjoy a play without ever …

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

How John Krasinski Became The Next Great Voice In Horror

Emily Blunt in A Quiet Place. Jonny Cournoyer / Paramount Pictures When John Krasinski set out to cowrite and direct A Quiet Place, he knew he was in desperate need of a crash course …

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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Theatre News: Pauline McLynn to star in Mother Courage and Her Children

The Father Ted actress will take on the lead in Red Ladder's production

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

‘’An Autumn Afternoon’’ at Prince Charles Cinema, London by Blouin Artinfo

Prince Charles Cinema in London will be hosting the screening of the 1962 Japanese drama film "An Autumn Afternoon."The film is directed by the Japanese film director and screenwriter Yasuji…

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Friday, March 16, 2018

BWW Review: FREUD THE MUSICAL, The Vaults by Cindy Marcolina

The father of modern psychology comes back from the grave in a flurry of cross-dressing madness. Natasha Sutton Williams writes an exhilarating musical filled to the brim of phallic jokes an…

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018

BWW Interview: Adrian Lester Talks TRAUMA by Marianka Swain

Adrian Lester stars opposite John Simm in new psychological thrillerTrauma, as - respectively - a top surgeon and the father of a boy who dies after an unsuccessful operation, and who holds …

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Friday, March 9, 2018

All the winners from the Manchester Theatre Awards by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon takes a look at all the winners from the Manchester Theatre Awards 2018 Oldham Coliseum’s staging of Florian Zeller’s drama The Father has won the title of bes…

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Friday, February 23, 2018

Y Tad review at Pontio, Bangor – ‘an exceptional performance’ by Jafar Iqbal

In this Welsh language translation of Florian Zeller’s award-winning play, La Pere – in English, The Father – the Paris setting has

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Book Now For Jonathan Pryce and Eileen Atkins in THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM by BroadwayWorld

THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM is a beautifully compelling family drama by Florian Zeller. Starring Jonathan Pryce and Eileen Atkins,on stage together for the first time, this major new play from t…

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Friday, February 9, 2018

Jonathan Pryce and Eileen Atkins to star in UK premiere of Florian Zeller’s The Height of the Storm by Press Releases

Jonathan Pryce and Eileen Atkins will star in The Height of the Storm, a new play by Florian Zeller, the internationally acclaimed writer of The Father.

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Jonathan Pryce And Dame Eileen Atkins To Star In THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM by BroadwayWorld

Multi award-winning star of screen and stage Jonathan Pryce and three-time Olivier award-winning Dame Eileen Atkins will star in The Height of the Storm, a new play by Florian Zeller, the in…

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Thursday, February 8, 2018

A Broadway Bigwig Lampoons Trump, Despite Family Ties by Michael Paulson

The Roth family dynamic: The father does business with Donald Trump, and the son makes fun of him in an explicit video series.

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Long Day's Journey Into Night, Wyndham's Theatre review - Lesley Manville hits ecstatic, fatal highs by Ismene.brown

A fine staging of O'Neill's family tragedy crowned by an indelible performanceEugene O’Neill’s 1945 play Long Day’s Journey Into Night is famously a portrayal of the hellish …

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Long Day's Journey Into Night, Wyndham's Theatre review - Lesley Manville hits ecstatic, fatal highs by Ismene.brown

★★★★ LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT, WYNDHAM'S THEATRE A fine staging of O'Neill's family tragedy crowned by an indelible performance from Lesley ManvilleA fine staging of O'Neil…

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Thursday, February 1, 2018

Louis Zorich, Tony-Nominated Broadway Veteran & Mad About You Star, Dies at 93 by Andy Lefkowitz

Louis Zorich, the Tony-nominated Broadway actor who won over TV audiences as the father of Paul Reiser's character on Mad About You, has died, according to The Chicago Sun-Times.&nb…

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Chicago actor Louis Zorich, husband of Olympia Dukakis, dead at 93 by Maureen O'donnell

Actor Louis Zorich — the father of Paul Reiser on “Mad About You” — has died at 93. The Chicago native was married to actress Olympia Dukakis.

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

One of the Great Ones! Broadway's A Bronx Tale Will Launch a National Tour in 2018 by Ryan Gilbert

The hit new Broadway musical A Bronx Tale will launch a North American tour during the 2018-2019 season, including engagements at Los Angeles' Hollywood Pantages Theatre, Fort Lauderdale…

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Thursday, January 25, 2018

‘Men Prefer to Lie’ at The Grenier Theater, Paris by Blouin Artinfo

“Men Prefer to Lie” will be on stage at The Grenier Theater, Paris.It is an interesting comedy play by Éric Assous. The story is about Simon, a psychoanalyst, who must announce to Olivi…

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

‘’The Turn of the Screw’’, at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, London by Blouin Artinfo

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in London will be hosting the stage performance of the 1898 novella by Henry James - "The Turn of the Screw."The play is directed for the stage by British thea…

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"A Bronx Tale"at Longacre Theatre, New York by Blouin Artinfo

Longacre Theatre is currently hosting the stage production of the widely-acclaimed musical, "A Bronx Tale". Based on the critically acclaimed play that inspired the now classic film, th…

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Photo Flash: First Look at Barbican Bound PLUTO by BroadwayWorld

The Barbican presents the UK premiere of Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Bunkamura Theatre Cocoon's Pluto. The pioneering Belgian choreographer directs a genre-defying play honouring the Japanese a…

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Friday, January 12, 2018

How a cobbler’s son became the father of art history

A compelling show at the Capitoline Museum in Rome celebrates the life of Johann Joachim Winckelmann

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