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…

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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…

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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.

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Monday, April 12, 2021

The Father, Emerald Fennell, More Win BAFTA Awards by Dan Meyer

Christopher Hampton and Florian Zeller shared the award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

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Friday, April 9, 2021

Father the Father review – confronting a legacy of shame by Helen Meany

Available onlineGilly Campbell’s autobiographical play about searching for her absent father may be a monologue, but it tells a story much larger than one person’s How to make sense of …

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Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, April 6, 2021 by Matt Tamanini

LA Stage Alliance Ceases Operations, SAG Honors Theatre Stars, ‘The Father’ Review Roundtable “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top theatre h…

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Monday, March 15, 2021

2021 Oscar Nominations by Barry Gordin

Nominations for the 93rd Oscars Announced By: Ellis Nassour March 15, 2021: The 2021 Academy Awards for the best in 2020 cinema were announced early this morning (March 15) on ABC by act…

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Leslie Odom Jr., Viola Davis, Glenn Close & More Earn 2021 Oscar Nominations by Lindsey Sullivan

Some Broadway alums are among the list of those who were nominated by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on March 15. Broadway alum Nick Jonas and his wife and fellow artist Pri…

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Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Odds & Ends: Leslie Odom Jr. Nabs BAFTA Nomination & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Leslie Odom Jr. Receives Another Nom for One Night in Miami Click, boom! Hamilton Tony winner and former vlogger Leslie Odo…

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Thursday, March 4, 2021

Some Old Black Man review – Wendell Pierce and Charlie Robinson are riveting by Chris Wiegand

Available onlineIntergenerational racism is explored in James Anthony Tyler’s gripping play, as a son and his father try to find a way to live together An ageing father has just moved into…

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Florian Zeller on The Father: 'Anthony Hopkins took me in his arms. We knew the miracle had happened' by Ryan Gilbey

The French director and dramatist reveals how he pushed Hopkins into giving one of the most wrenching performances of his career in an unflinching dementia drama also starring Olivia Colman …

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Wednesday, March 3, 2021

LIV ULLMANN LIFE LESSONS: NEVER TURN AWAY, NEVER KILL SOMEBODY’S DREAM by Robert Shuman

(Tim Gray’s interview appeared in Variety, 3/1.) Liv Ullmann has been an international star since 1966’s Ingmar Bergman’s arthouse hit “Persona”; indeed, she is best-known for he…

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Monday, March 1, 2021

Today on Broadway: Monday, March 1, 2021 by Matt Tamanini

“BoM” Cast Calls for Changes to Script Upon Return, Reviews of “The Father” Film, Lane Teases ‘The Birdcage” Sequel “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, pod…

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Friday, February 26, 2021

REVIEW ROUNDUP: THE FATHER, Starring Anthony Hopkins & Olivia Colman

Academy Award winners Olivia Colman and Anthony Hopkins lead the adaptation, which is now out in select theaters and will be available to stream on demand March 26th. 

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Review: Anthony Hopkins Plays a Patriarch in Decline in The Father

Florian Zeller brings his breakthrough stage play to the screen in an adaptation co-starring Olivia Colman.

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What Did Critics Think of the Film Adaptation of The Father, Starring Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman? by Ryan McPhee

The new movie is based on the Florian Zeller drama that played Broadway in 2016.

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Thursday, February 25, 2021

With 'The Father,' Florian Zeller Pivots From Stage to Screen by Laura Cappelle

Florian Zeller has found success in the theater and as a novelist. Now, his first movie as a director is nominated for four Golden Globe Awards.

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Monday, February 22, 2021

James Kirkwood, Père et Fils by Trav S.D.

Today, two generations of James Kirkwoods. The father (1876-1963) was a prolific actor and director of the stage and screen who enjoyed his greatest success in the silent movie days. A stage…

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Why This Afghan-Born Poet Is ‘The Father Of Uzbek Literature’ by Artsjournal1

Alisher Navoiy was born in 1441 in Herat, now in Afghanistan but historically a Persianate city. He wrote in Arabic, Persian, and Chagatai, the Turkic literary language used all over Central…

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Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Hamilton, The Father, and More Earn 2021 Golden Globe Award Nominations

Check out some of this year's theater-related nominees.

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Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ma Rainey's Viola Davis, More Earn 2021 Golden Globe Nominations for Theatrical Work on Screen by Ryan McPhee

Hamilton, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, The Prom, One Night in Miami..., and The Father—all with stage roots—are in the running for awards at the 78th annual ceremony.

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Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ma Rainey's Viola Davis, More Earn 2021 Golden Globe Nominations by Ryan McPhee

Hamilton, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, The Prom, One Night in Miami..., and The Father—all with stage roots—are in the running for awards at the 78th annual ceremony.

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Friday, January 29, 2021

Idina Menzel, George Salazar, Mj Rodriguez & More Nominated for L.A. Stage Alliance Ovation Awards by Lindsey Sullivan

The nominations for the L.A. Stage Alliance's 2020 Ovation Awards have been announced. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the eligibility period ran from September 1, 2019 through March 31, 2020.…

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

No "Museum Piece" Revival for The Tap Dance Kid by The Ensemblist

by Rodrigo Ignacio Cruz Encores! at New York City Center is set to take on 1983’s The Tap Dance Kid as their newest musical they are reviving for a new audience. Kenny Leon (Tony Award for…

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Friday, January 15, 2021

Emma Thompson to Play Miss Trunchbull in Matilda Movie Musical; Alisha Weir Takes Title Role by Lindsey Sullivan

Oscar winner Emma Thompson has been tapped to play baddie headmistress Miss Trunchbull in Netflix's Matilda movie musical. Alisha Weir is set to play the title role. Thompson has won Acad…

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Musings on Molière by Trav S.D.

The Father of Modern Comedy, Molière (Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, 1622-1673) was baptized of a January 15, though probably born a day or more earlier. His professional name is likely derived fr…

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Friday, January 8, 2021

The home in 50 objects #25: Wedgwood vase (1933)

How the father of English potters created a ‘Georgian superbrand’

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Wednesday, December 2, 2020

A Gio Ponti pilgrimage in Italy

On the 50th anniversary of the Concattedrale Gran Madre di Dio, we pay homage to “the father of modern Italian design”

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Friday, November 27, 2020

Enter Bruce Lee by Trav S.D.

I was eight years old when the news of Bruce Lee’s (1940-73) sudden, early death exploded around the world. Naturally he was on my radar. He was the father of the martial arts craze that h…

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Friday, November 20, 2020

Lament for Sheku Bayoh review – a stark critique of Scotland's self-image by Mark Fisher

Available onlineHannah Lavery’s play about the death of a man in police custody in 2015 is both impassioned and poetic ‘It’s not Black Lives Matter,” says one of the characters in Ha…

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Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Watch Chuck Cooper in Lilli Cooper’s New Music Video ‘But I Was Cool’ by Ruthie Fierberg

The father-daughter duo collaborated as performer-director on this jazzy tune reminding everyone to stay cool during election week.

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