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Tony-Nominated The Father, Starring Frank Langella, Extends on Broadway

Tony-Nominated The Father, Starring Frank Langella, Extends on Broadway

The Tony-nominated play The Father has extended on Broadway through June 19; the American premiere of Florian Zeller's work had previously been set to shutter on June 12. Led by 2016 Tony nominee and three-time Tony winner Frank Langella, the translation by two-time Tony and Oscar winner Christopher Hampton is directed by Tony winner Doug Hughes.

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Three-Time Tony Winner Frank Langella on The Father's Heart-Breaking, Necessary Takeaway

Three-Time Tony Winner Frank Langella on The Father's Heart-Breaking, Necessary Takeaway

Theatergoers enter Broadway houses to have their hearts broken and filled, and Florian Zeller's The Father beautifully delivers on both fronts.

Three-time Tony winner Frank Langella's welcome return to the Great White Way is sure to delight those who witnessed his work in Frost/Nixon, Fortune's Fool and Seascape (and perhaps more so, those who have not yet had the ...

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Tony Winner Frank Langella, Kathryn Erbe & More Step Out for Opening Night of Manhattan Theatre Club's The Father

Tony Winner Frank Langella, Kathryn Erbe & More Step Out for Opening Night of Manhattan Theatre Club's The Father

Three-time Tony winner Frank Langella's titanic title character in The Father keeps losing his beloved wristwatch, and so too will the audience lose track of time during the stirring, heart-breaking drama. Penned by Florian Zeller and translated by two-time Tony and Oscar winner Christopher Hampton (pictured below), the devastating work earned its playwright a Molière Award, France's most prestigious theater ...

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Happy Opening to Frank Langella & the Cast of Broadway's The Father

Happy Opening to Frank Langella & the Cast of Broadway's The Father

Florian Zeller's The Father, which is currently breaking the hearts of audience members at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre eight times a week, opens officially on April 14. Directed by Doug Hughes, the translation by two-time Tony and Oscar winner Christopher Hampton is led on Broadway by three-time Tony winner and Oscar nominee Frank Langella.

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Tony Winner Frank Langella, Kathryn Erbe & More Begin Previews in The Father on Broadway

Tony Winner Frank Langella, Kathryn Erbe & More Begin Previews in The Father on Broadway

Led by three-time Tony winner and Oscar nominee Frank Langella, the American premiere of Florian Zeller's The Father starts previews at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on March 22. Translated by two-time Tony and Oscar winner Christopher Hampton and helmed by Tony winner Doug Hughes, the limited engagement will officially open on April 14.

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Kathleen McNenny to Replace Liz Wisan in The Father, Starring Frank Langella, on Broadway

Kathleen McNenny to Replace Liz Wisan in The Father, Starring Frank Langella, on Broadway

A Broadway switcheroo right before the first preview. Kathleen McNenny (Enemy of the People) will replace the previously announced Liz Wisan in the role of Woman in the American premiere of Florian Zeller's The Father.

Led by three-time Tony winner and Oscar nominee Frank Langella, the translation by two-time Tony and Oscar winner Christopher Hampton is set to be directed ...

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Tickets Now Available for The Father, Starring Three-Time Tony Winner Frank Langella, on Broadway

Tickets Now Available for The Father, Starring Three-Time Tony Winner Frank Langella, on Broadway

Tickets are now on sale to see Frank Langella in his return to Broadway! The three-time Tony winner and Oscar nominee will headline the American premiere of Florian Zeller's The Father in a translation by two-time Tony and Oscar winner Christopher Hampton. Directed by Tony winner Doug Hughes, the limited engagement will begin previews on March 22, 2016 and officially ...

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Kenneth Cranham on His French Beard, Frank Langella & Grappling with 'the Big A' in London's The Father

Kenneth Cranham on His French Beard, Frank Langella & Grappling with 'the Big A' in London's The Father

Kenneth Cranham has performed twice on Broadway—in Loot in 1968 and then again in 1994 in An Inspector Calls. But the veteran actor is getting some of the best reviews of his career for his performance as the Alzheimer’s-afflicted Andre in Frenchman Florian Zeller’s The Father. After two previous runs, James Macdonald’s production is now at Wyndham’s Theatre.

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Three-Time Tony Winner Frank Langella Will Lead Florian Zeller's The Father on Broadway

Three-Time Tony Winner Frank Langella Will Lead Florian Zeller's The Father on Broadway

Frank Langella is returning to Broadway in the American premiere of a new play! The three-time Tony winner and Oscar nominee will headline Florian Zeller's The Father in a translation by two-time Tony and Oscar winner Christopher Hampton. Directed by Tony winner Doug Hughes, the limited engagement will begin previews on March 22, 2016 and officially open on April 12 ...

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Tony Winner Frank Langella Will Star Opposite Bryan Cranston in All the Way Film

Tony Winner Frank Langella Will Star Opposite Bryan Cranston in All the Way Film

Tony winner and Oscar nominee Frank Langella will appear opposite Bryan Cranston in the HBO film adaptation of All the Way. According to Deadline, the Frost/Nixon star will take on the role of Senator Richard Russell, mentor to Lyndon B. Johnson (played by Cranston, reprising his Tony-winning performance). Jay Roach will direct the small screen take on the drama ...

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Odds & Ends: Corbin Bleu Found What He's Been Looking For, Victor Garber & Frank Langella's Small Screen Gigs & More

Odds & Ends: Corbin Bleu Found What He's Been Looking For, Victor Garber & Frank Langella's Small Screen Gigs & More

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.

Something Old, New, Borrowed & Bleu
High School Musical’s Corbin Bleu got his head in the love game. The In the Heights and Godspell alum proposed to his girlfriend, actress Sasha Clements, on October 15, Us Weekly reports. Sticking to his roots, he popped the question at Disney ...

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Frank Langella Tackles King Lear & Jack Huston Plots a Murder in This Month’s London Datebook

Frank Langella Tackles King Lear & Jack Huston Plots a Murder in This Month’s London Datebook

The fall season is heating up in London, with November highlights that include a three-time Tony winner testing his classical chops, two plays better known as films, Sondheim in concert and much more. Read on to find out what's generating excitement on and off the West End in the month ahead.

NOVEMBER 4-10
Blow Winds: Shakespeare’s maddest but mightiest monarch ...

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Isabella Rossellini, Willem Dafoe, Frank Langella & More to Headline Shows at BAM in 2014

Isabella Rossellini, Willem Dafoe, Frank Langella & More to Headline Shows at BAM in 2014

Acclaimed actors Isabella Rossellini and two-time Oscar nominee Willem Dafoe are among the luminaries joining three-time Tony winner and Oscar nominee Frank Langella in productions during the 2014 winter/spring season at Brooklyn Academy of Music.

As previously announced, Langella will play the title role of the old and vain king in William Shakespeare's King Lear, directed by Angus Jackson ...

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Additional Casting Set for Frank Langella's King Lear at Chichester Festival Theatre and BAM

Additional Casting Set for Frank Langella's King Lear at Chichester Festival Theatre and BAM

Long live the king! Catherine McCormack, Lauren O’Neil, Isabella Laughland and more will co-star with three-time Tony-winning stage and screen favorite Frank Langella in the Chichester Festival Theatre production of King Lear. Helmed by Angus Jackson, the production will run at the Minerva Theatre from October 31 through November 30, before transferring to New York’s Brooklyn Academy of Music on ...

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See Tony Winners Christopher Plummer & Frank Langella Reign Supreme in Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight

See Tony Winners Christopher Plummer & Frank Langella Reign Supreme in  Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight

A slew of Broadway veterans are gearing up to go into the ring with heavyweight champ Muhammad Ali. The new Stephen Frears movie,  Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight, explores Ali’s battle with the Supreme Court after he was drafted to fight in Vietnam and refused to go due to his beliefs against the controversial war. The film stars Broadway alums ...

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Frank Langella to Take on Shakespeare's King Lear at Chichester Festival Theatre and BAM

Frank Langella to Take on Shakespeare's King Lear at Chichester Festival Theatre and BAM

Veteran stage and screen actor Frank Langella is set to play King Lear for the Chichester Festival Theatre. The three-time Tony winner will star in Williams Shakespeare's tragedy at the Minerva Theatre October 31 through November 30. The production, directed by Angus Jackson, will then transfer to New York's Brooklyn Academy of Music, playing the Harvey Theater January 7, 2014 ...

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Frank Langella & Glenn Close Will Co-Star in Upcoming Indie Comedy 5 to 7

Frank Langella & Glenn Close Will Co-Star in Upcoming Indie Comedy 5 to 7

Tony winners and Oscar nominees Frank Langella and Glenn Close join Stark Trek’s Anton Yelchin in the new indie film 5 to 7, according to Deadline.com. Written and directed by Victor Levin (Mad Men, Mad About You), the romantic comedy begins filming in New York this summer and aims for a 2014 release date.

5 to 7 centers ...

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Meryl Streep, Blythe Danner, Elaine Stritch & More to Be Featured on PBS' Pioneers of Thirteen Series

Meryl Streep, Blythe Danner, Elaine Stritch & More to Be Featured on PBS' Pioneers of Thirteen Series

Tony nominee and three-time Oscar winner Meryl Streep will return to her PBS roots to narrate the second installment of the documentary series Pioneers of Thirteen on New York’s public television station. The episode, entitled The ‘70s—Bold and Fearless, will air on January 31 and focus on the flagship PBS station’s second decade of broadcasting. The program will include video ...

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Lavin's Magic Touch, the Whoopi Connection & More: 10 Fun Facts About the 2012 Tony Nominations

Lavin's Magic Touch, the Whoopi Connection & More: 10 Fun Facts About the 2012 Tony Nominations

After an exciting day of hearing the overjoyed reactions from this year’s newly minted Tony nominees, Broadway.com is taking a deeper look at the 2012 nominations. This year’s roster includes a historic first as well as some intriguing coincidences and trends. Below, we uncover 10 fun facts about the Tony contenders.

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Once, Porgy and Bess, Nice Work & Peter and the Starcatcher Top List of 2012 Tony Award Nominations

Once, Porgy and Bess, Nice Work & Peter and the Starcatcher Top List of 2012 Tony Award Nominations

Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth and Harvey star Jim Parsons announced the nominations for the 66th Annual Tony Awards at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center at Lincoln Center on May 1. Once topped the noms with 11, while Peter and the Starcatcher is the play that garnered the most nods with ...

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Ricky Martin, Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield and 52 Others Earn 2012 Drama League Nominations

Ricky Martin, Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield and 52 Others Earn 2012 Drama League Nominations

Nominations for the 78th annual Drama League Awards have been announced. The awards ceremony will take place May 18 at the Marriot Marquis, hosted by Stockard Channing and John Larroquette. The Drama League Awards recognize distinguished productions, performances and exemplary career achievements in musical theatre and directing. As previously announced the Drama League's 2012 Distinguished Contributions and Achievements in Theatre honors ...

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Watch Frank Langella Dish on Dating Elizabeth Taylor and Diss Paul Newman on Today

Watch Frank Langella Dish on Dating Elizabeth Taylor and Diss Paul Newman on Today

Three-time Tony winner Frank Langella stopped by NBC's The Today Show on March 27 to promote his new book Dropped Names: Famous Men and Women as I Knew Them. Rather than discussing his own acclaimed performances from his extensive career, Langella shared stories of other “fascinating people” he’s had the chance to work alongside. Among the famous folk? Paul Newman, Elizabeth ...

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Benjamin Walker Eyes Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight, Starring Christopher Plummer & Frank Langella

Benjamin Walker Eyes Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight, Starring Christopher Plummer & Frank Langella

Benjamin Walker is close to joining the cast of the HBO film Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight, according to Variety. The film, directed by Stephen Frears and written by Shawn Slovo. chronicles the legal battle that erupted between Ali and the U.S. government when he became a conscientious objector and declined to serve in the Vietnam War.

Walker is in ...

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Tony Winners Christopher Plummer & Frank Langella Join HBO Film Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight

Tony Winners Christopher Plummer & Frank Langella Join HBO Film Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight

Tony winners Christopher Plummer and Frank Langella have signed on to the HBO film Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Stephen Frears will direct the film, which chronicles the legal battle that erupted between Ali and the U.S. government when he became a conscientious objector and declined to serve in the Vietnam War. Plummer will play ...

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Frank Langella & Co-Stars Celebrate Man and Boy's Opening Night

Frank Langella & Co-Stars Celebrate Man and Boy's Opening Night

To call the October 9 opening night of Roundabout Theatre Company’s Man and Boy a celebration of evil may sound melodramatic, but to hear the show’s talented cast tell it, it’s not that far off. In this revival of Terence Rattigan's play, three-time Tony winner Frank Langella is savoring a starring role as morally bankrupt 1930s financier Gregor Antonescu. As ...

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