Thursday, October 28, 2021

"Sway" a mini-documentary on the making of Sean Ahlquist's OrchidsPlayscape at Lincoln Center by Lincoln Center

In Sway, a new mini-documentary on the making of Sean Ahlquist's OrchidsPlayscape at Lincoln Center, architecture professor and designer Sean Ahlquist shares personal insights into his work …

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:46AM
Monday, October 25, 2021

Eddie Lang: Father of Jazz Guitar by Trav S.D.

Today we sing the praises of Eddie Lang (Salvatore Massaro, 1902-1933), known to some as “the Father of Jazz Guitar”. Lang came from a musical family — his father made and sold string …

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 07:48AM
Friday, October 22, 2021

Stage and Screen Star Peter Scolari Dies at 66 by Caitlin Moynihan

Stage and screen star Peter Scolari, a Broadway alum and Emmy winner, died on October 22 following a two-year battle with cancer, according to Deadline. He was 66. Born in New York in 1955…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:48PM
Thursday, October 21, 2021

The Shark Is Broken review – biting drama about the making of Jaws by Ryan Gilbey

Ambassadors theatre, LondonIan Shaw plays his film star father Robert in this behind-the-scenes tale of Steven Spielberg’s blockbuster In the waters off Martha’s Vineyard in 1974, three …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:54PM
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Synetic Theater’s ‘The Madness of Poe’ delivers a haunting mash-up from the father of American horror by Thomas Floyd

Stylishly staged, though at times incongruent, Paata Tsikurishvili’s largely wordless production fuses “The Fall of the House of Usher” with “The Raven.”

SOURCE: Washington Post at 01:42PM
Tuesday, October 5, 2021

HERODOTUS (ON BBC RADIO 4) by Robert Shuman

(from BBC 4) HERODOTUS In Our Time Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Greek writer known as the father of histories, dubbed by his detractors as the father of lies. Herodotus (c484 to 425 B…

SOURCE: stagevoices.com at 08:44PM
Sunday, September 19, 2021

The Subject Was Roses by Frank Gilroy (1965): Chosen by Committee episode 43 by Phindie Podcasts

Chosen by Committee · Episode 43- The Subject Was Roses (1965) Today, Frank Gilroy may be best known as the father of screenwriters Tony Gilroy… The post The Subject Was Roses by Frank G…

SOURCE: phindie.com at 01:01PM
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

NW Trilogy review – let’s hear it for melting-pot Brent’s brilliant stories by Arifa Akbar

Kiln theatre, LondonMoira Buffini, Roy Williams and Suhayla El-Bushra deliver a trio of powerful immigrant stories set in the London borough NW Trilogy comprises three short plays with one o…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:48PM
Tuesday, September 7, 2021

‘Anthony Hopkins committed within five minutes’: how I wrote The Father with Florian Zeller by Christopher Hampton

After Christopher Hampton saw Zeller’s dementia drama on stage in Paris, neither language, finance nor another film adaptation could thwart their collaboration on the screenplay I first me…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:42AM
Saturday, September 4, 2021

The Digital Meighen Forum | Meet the Festival ft. Beau Dixon and Camille Eanga-Selenge by Stratford Festival

Welcome to this week's Meet the Festival, with guests Beau Dixon and Camille Eanga-Selenge, hosted by Lois Adamson. In this fun and informal digital Q&A sessions, they discuss the Freedom Ca…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:32PM
Friday, August 27, 2021

Norbert Leo Butz Joins New Hulu Drama THE GIRL FROM PLAINVILLE

The Tony Award-winner will play Conrad “Co” Roy II, the father of Colton Ryan's character. The series is inspired by the true story of her controversial “texting suicide” case, based…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:12PM
Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Call Redialed: NEW Caytha Jentis Interview: Pooling to Paradise, Screenwriter, Producer by Adam Rothenberg

It has been 10 YEARS since I interviewed screenwriter & producer Caytha Jentis. I was introduced to Caytha in 2011 when her romantic gay comedy The One had its NYC premiere, a film I sti…

SOURCE: Call Me Adam at 07:24PM
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Emma Kingston Talks About Filming BKLYN During the Pandemic by BroadwayWorld

Watch the full interview HERE: https://bway.world/EmmaKingstonBL Want more Backstage Live episodes? Visit http://bway.world/BackstageLive Richard Ridge chats with West End star Emma Kingst…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:03PM
Monday, June 28, 2021

Odds & Ends: Made for Love, Starring Cristin Milioti & Billy Magnussen, Renewed for Second Season by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Made for Love Renewed at HBO Max HBO Max's half-hour series adaptation of Alissa Nutting's dark novel Made for Love has bee…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:42PM

Vanessa Kirby Will Join Hugh Jackman and Laura Dern in The Son Film by Andrew Gans

The screen version of Florian Zeller's drama is, like the film The Father, adapted by the playwright and Christopher Hampton.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:32AM
Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Under Milk Wood review – Michael Sheen steps into Dylan Thomas’s bygone world by Arifa Akbar

National Theatre, LondonLyndsey Turner’s production is a charming albeit emotionally distanced retreat into nostalgia Dylan Thomas’s drama, broadcast on radio in 1954 , has been recited …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:42PM
Thursday, June 3, 2021

Alfred Molina Reflects on His Time as Tevye in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF by BroadwayWorld

Watch the FULL interview HERE: http://bway.world/AlfredMolinaBL Want more Backstage Live episodes? Visit http://bway.world/BackstageLive Richard Ridge chats with stage and screen star Alfr…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:54PM
Thursday, May 20, 2021

Shoot Me When and The Father: Dementia as Romantic Comedy and Trickster Tragedy by New York Theater

Five years ago, when Florian Zeller’s “The Father” debuted on Broadway, Frank Langella portrayed the fifth character I’d seen that year on a New York stage who was struggling with de…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 01:37PM
Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Journey Towards a New American Theatre: George Floyd’s Lasting Impact by Center Theatre Group

Moderated by Moderated by arts leader Keryl McCord (founder/CEO of Equity Quotient), Journey Towards a New American Theatre: George Floyd’s Lasting Impact asks the question, had George Flo…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:59PM
Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Ep46 – Christine Toy Johnson, Sillabub on 1987 US National Tour 3 by Elizabeth Wheless

"The cab driver insisted we were wrong about the title and the show was called - Those Darn Cats". This episode features Christine Toy Johnson who played the Sillabub in the 1987 US National…

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 03:00AM
Tuesday, May 4, 2021

THE FATHER is Now Available to Own Digitally

The 2012 play, written and directed by Zeller, had its premiere in Paris, winning a Moliere Award for best play.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:51AM
Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, April 27, 2021 by Ashley Steves

Oscars For “The Father” and “Ma Rainey,” A New “Heights” Trailer And The First Trailer For “West Side Story” “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcas…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM
Monday, April 26, 2021

Watch Leslie Odom Jr. Take the Stage at the Academy Awards to Perform His Oscar-Nominated Song 'Speak Now' by Lindsey Sullivan

There were many bright spots for Broadway fans during the Academy Awards ceremony on April 25. In addition to the premiere of the West Side Story movie trailer and wins for Florian Zeller's …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:24AM

Anthony Hopkins's Surprise Oscar Win Proves Why The Father Is Unbeatable

A bit of trivia proves why producers should pay attention to history — and maybe look at the envelopes in advance.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:32AM

Florian Zeller's The Father, Frances McDormand & More Win 2021 Academy Awards by Lindsey Sullivan

The 2021 Oscars aired on ABC on April 25, and the premiere of the West Side Story film trailer wasn't the only bright spot for Broadway. Previously an Oscar winner for The Silence of the …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:48AM
Sunday, April 25, 2021

Film Adaptations of The Father, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Earn Oscars in Surprising Ceremony by Ryan McPhee

The 93rd annual ceremony took place April 25 from L.A.'s Union Station.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:36PM

Oscar Winners 2021: Nomadland Best Picture, Director, Actress by New York Theater

Best Picture “Nomadland” Best Director Chloé Zhao, “Nomadland” Best Actress Frances McDormand, Nomadland Best Actor Anthony Hopkins, The Father Best Supporting Actor Daniel Kaluuya,…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 11:26PM
Monday, April 19, 2021

"I Love New York" Medley - Aaron Tveit, Patina Miller, Erich Bergen by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Erich Bergen created a video medley of New York City-themed music, including “Manhattan,” “New York State of Mind,” “Another Hundred People,” “Empire State of Mind” and more…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:42PM
Thursday, April 15, 2021

Hugh Jackman & Laura Dern to Star in Follow-Up Film to Florian Zeller’s Oscar-Nominated The Father by Lindsey Sullivan

Two towering talents are teaming up! Deadline reports that The Music Man-bound star Hugh Jackman and Oscar winner Laura Dern are set to star in writer/director Florian Zeller's The Son, a fo…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 09:36AM
Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Hugh Jackman & Lauren Dern to Star in Follow-Up Film to Florian Zeller’s Oscar-Nominated The Father by Lindsey Sullivan

Two towering talents are teaming up! Deadline reports that The Music Man-bound star Hugh Jackman and Oscar winner Laura Dern are set to star in writer/director Florian Zeller's The Son, a fo…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:03PM

Hugh Jackman and Laura Dern to Star in Movie Adaptation of Florian Zeller's The Son by Dan Meyer

Zeller and Christopher Hampton will adapt their successor to The Father, the film adaptation of which is currently Oscar-nominated.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:12AM

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