Thursday, June 6, 2024

Hollywood flips the script in the new movie 'Ezra'

'Ezra' is a road trip movie, a movie about fathers and sons.Bobby Cannavale plays the father Max, and he hasn't quite figured out what his son Ezra's autism diagnosis means for their life to…

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 01:24AM
Friday, May 31, 2024

Inside Signature with Robert Cornelius by Signature Theatre

Robert Cornelius who plays the father, Jean, in Where the Mountain Meets the Sea, may be a Signature newcomer, but he has been an actor, singer, writer, educator and activist for over three …

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:09PM
Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Highlights of Jonathan Pryce & Eileen Atkins THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Get a first look at Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Height of the Storm, written by Tony Award nominee Florian Zeller (The Father), translated…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:32PM
Sunday, May 26, 2024

Highlights from MTC's INCOGNITO! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Incognito, the American premiere of the new play written by Nick Payne (Constellations) and directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes (The Father, Doubt, Outsid…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:36PM

Highlights of Frank Langella & More in THE FATHER on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: THE FATHER, a new play by Moliere Award winner Florian Zeller, in a translation by two-time Tony Award winner Christopher Hampton (Sunset Boulevard, Les Liaison…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:24PM
Sunday, May 19, 2024

Leiter Looks at Books by Jk Clarke

Casual notes on show-biz books, memoirs and studies, dust gatherers, and hot off the presses. Book Review by Samuel L. Leiter . . . . Bryan Cranston, A Life in Parts (New York: Scribner’s,…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 11:46PM
Thursday, May 9, 2024

Video: Jon Jon and Isa Briones Celebrate HADESTOWN's 5th Anniversary

In this video, the father and daughter team Jon Jon and Isa Briones who are currently starring in the hit Broadway musical Hadestown eight times a week. They both spill the tea on why the sh…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:54PM
Tuesday, May 7, 2024

MAMMA MIA! by Mirvish Productions

A MOTHER. A DAUGHTER. 3 POSSIBLE DADS. AND A TRIP DOWN THE AISLE YOU’LL NEVER FORGET! Set on a Greek island paradise where the sun always shines, a tale of love, friendship, and identity …

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:24PM
Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Baby, He Loves You review – the patriarchal power beneath the perfect wedding by Mark Fisher

Stage@TheDock, HullJodie and Mike are getting married with all the familiar trimmings – wayward stag night, last-night jitters, irritating in-laws – but Maureen Lennon calls out the hidd…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:06AM
Friday, April 19, 2024

“STEREOPHONIC” SOUNDS EVEN BETTER ON BROADWAY by Sandi Durell

Theater Review By Ron Fassler . . . . Konstantin Stanislavski is often referred to as the father of modern acting, the method that phased out old school actors of the 19th century and sent t…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 09:05PM

The Cord review – daggers of judgment as a birth rocks a family by Ryan Gilbey

Bush theatre, LondonTherapists will love this drama about neonatal strains with all its flashbacks to childhood battles. Shame the focus is all on the father, leaving the women looking like …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:42AM
Thursday, April 11, 2024

Why Hadestown Is Jordan Fisher's Favorite Broadway Show He's Worked On by Darryn King

"I know what it's like to be an audience member at this show," Jordan Fisher, Hadestown's celestial-voiced Orpheus, recently told The Broadway Show. "I remember it so clearly. I'll never f…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:48AM
Sunday, April 7, 2024

The Odyssey: It’s a Really, Really, Really Long journey review – dynamic retelling of Homer for all ages by Kit Buchan

Unicorn theatre, LondonBreathtaking set design and transportive music drive a family-friendly version of the epic Greek myth A teenage Telemachus sets out from Ithaca in search of the father…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:48AM
Friday, April 5, 2024

“Wet Brain” Dominates Lortel Nominations by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward April 5, 2024: Wet Brain, John J. Caswell's Jr.'s play about a Hispanic family dealing with the father's alcoholism and delusions of being kidnapped by aliens, co-produc…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 03:38PM
Friday, March 22, 2024

Hadestown’s Jordan Fisher Extends Broadway Run as Orpheus by Darryn King

Jordan Fisher has extended his run as Orpheus in Broadway's Hadestown. His final performance at the Walter Kerr Theatre will be September 15. The actor has additionally announced plans to…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:24PM
Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Jon Jon and Isa Briones Are Set to Make Broadway's Hadestown a Family Affair by Hayley Levitt

The father-daughter acting duo of Jon Jon and Isa Briones join the Broadway cast of Hadestown at the Walter Kerr Theatre on March 19. Isa takes on the lead role of Eurydice while her fathe…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:07AM
Wednesday, February 28, 2024

National Theatre at Home Adding The Father and the Assassin and The House of Bernarda Alba to Streaming Library by Logan Culwell-Block

Both productions, which played the London theatre in 2023, are coming to the platform as archival filmings.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:12AM
Monday, February 19, 2024

Long Day’s Journey Into Night: a grand masterpiece and an ordinary family drama by Michael Billington

Eugene O’Neill’s mighty drama, returning to the West End with Brian Cox and Patricia Clarkson, has drawn generations of stage greats and casts its spell with a story we can all recognise…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:02PM
Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Mamma Mia! by Mirvish Productions

A MOTHER. A DAUGHTER. 3 POSSIBLE DADS. AND A TRIP DOWN THE AISLE YOU’LL NEVER FORGET! Set on a Greek island paradise where the sun always shines, a tale of love, friendship, and identity …

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:36AM
Thursday, January 11, 2024

MAMMA MIA! | Aug. 13–Sep. 1, 2024 by The Kennedy Center

https://www.kennedy-center.org/whats-on/explore-by-genre/theater/2023-2024/mamma-mia/ A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget! Set on a Gr…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:18PM
Sunday, December 17, 2023

The week in theatre: The Little Matchgirl and Happier Tales; Cold War; Pandemonium – review by Susannah Clapp

The Lucky Chance, Frome; Almeida; Soho theatre, LondonThere’s a puppet but no happy ending at Emma Rice’s fine new Somerset venue; Elvis Costello soundtracks a postwar Polish love story;…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:02AM
Sunday, December 3, 2023

‘I studied the play in school – I hated it’: Cush Jumbo and David Tennant on playing the Macbeths by Kate Kellaway

The Shakespeare virtuosos are about to share a stage in a modern-day version of the Scottish play. Fresh out of rehearsals, they discuss PTSD, childhood ambition and what makes them angry Da…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:42AM
Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Cinderella review – festive fairytale adds a sprinkling of socialism by Chris Wiegand

Derby theatreOur heroine is a straight-talker who is not bothered about the ball but still finds romance in Annie Siddons’ lively version In her fresh version of the bridal fairytale, Anni…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:18AM
Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Mamma Mia! San Francisco Shoutout by Broadwaysf

MAMMA MIA! returns to San Francisco from December 5–10, 2023 at the Golden Gate Theatre. A mother. A daughter. 3 possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget! Set on …

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:16PM
Wednesday, November 8, 2023

Mamma Mia! | Meet & Greet by Broadwaysf

MAMMA MIA! returns to San Francisco from December 5–10, 2023 at the Golden Gate Theatre. A mother. A daughter. 3 possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget! Set on …

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:44PM
Monday, November 6, 2023

A Bridge Over Troubled Water in Kosovo by Steven Morris

An International Theater Festival Ponders Consequences of Bullying and Marauding  By Steven Leigh Morris “Negotiating Peace” at the Oda Theatre, Prishtina, Kosovo: Emma Andrea, Harald …

SOURCE: stageraw.com at 07:24PM
Tuesday, October 10, 2023

Mamma Mia! in San Francisco by Broadwaysf

MAMMA MIA! returns to San Francisco from December 5–10, 2023 at the Golden Gate Theatre. A mother. A daughter. 3 possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget! Set on …

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:22PM
Monday, October 9, 2023

40 Years of Broadway: 2013 - 2023: The Standout Performances by JK

 40 Years of Broadway: 2003-2013:The Standout Performances Over the years, I've had the great privilege of seeing some of the greatest performers in Broadway history. Some I've caught at…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 10:19AM
Wednesday, October 4, 2023

A Voyage Round My Father review – Rupert Everett brings soft focus to John Mortimer’s play by Arifa Akbar

Theatre Royal BathRichard Eyre’s production of the father-and-son drama has some strong performances but is too light to probe the play’s plaintive depths A fine roll call of actors have…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:25PM

For Danny DeVito and Lucy DeVito, Theatre Is a Family Business by Talaura Harms

The father-daughter duo are starring in Theresa Rebeck’s I Need That for Roundabout Theatre Company.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:37PM
Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Anupama Chandrasekhar’s “The Father And The Assassin” At The National Theatre: Vastly Compelling And Darkly Comic History Play About Indian Inde by Aleks Sierz

Nobodies who kill somebodies: let’s make a list. Okay, there’s Lee Harvey Oswald (JFK), James Earl Ray (MLK) and Mark Chapman (John Lennon). But what about the man who shot Mahatma Gandh…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 03:52AM

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