F. Murray Abraham News

Date Of Birth:
October 24, 1939 (74)
Birth Place:
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Gender:
Male
Photo Blast from the Past: F. Murray Abraham
by Walter McBride - Apr 15, 2014

Today, we're featuring F. Murray Abraham circa 1982. Abraham has focused on stage work throughout his career, giving notable performances as Pozzo in Mike Nichols's production of Waiting for Godot, Malvolio in Twelfth Night for the New York Shakespeare Festival, and Shylock in The Merchant of Venice for the Off Broadway Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA) in March 2007, which was performed at the Duke Theatre in New York and also at The Swan Theatre, part of the Royal Shakespeare Company. He reprised this role in February 2011, when he replaced Al Pacino in the Public Theater's production. In the 1997/98 Broadway season he starred in the new chamber musical Triumph of Love opposite Betty Buckley, based on Marivaux's classic comedy. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Atlantic Theater Company's THE THREEPENNY OPERA Celebrates Opening Night
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 08, 2014

Atlantic Theater Company presents the revival of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's musical The Threepenny Opera. Directed and choreographed by Martha Clarke, the production opens Monday, April 7 and will now play through Sunday, May 11, 2014 off-Broadway at Atlantic Theater Company's main stage Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside opening night below! (more...)

Review Roundup: Atlantic Theater's THE THREEPENNY OPERA
by Review Roundups - Apr 07, 2014

Atlantic Theater Company's revival of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's musical The Threepenny Opera, directed and choreographed by Martha Clarke, opens tonight, April 7 and plays through Sunday, May 11, 2014 off-Broadway at the Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

UP Celebrates Easter with THE GREATEST STORIES OF THE BIBLE, Beg. Today
by TV News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

For two weeks in April, television audiences will be treated to an unprecedented collection of inspirational movies and mini-series when UP once again presents 'The Greatest Stories of The Bible' in honor of the Easter season. America's favorite network for uplifting entertainment will mark the holiday for a second year with an Unforgettable programming schedule. Starting today, April 7 and continuing through Easter, Sunday, April 20, UP will air 21 classic stories from the New and Old Testaments (11 never-before-seen on UP), plus one all-new UP Original Movie during prime time, totaling more than 123 hours of programming. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Michael Park, Laura Osnes, Mary Beth Peil and More in Atlantic Theater's THE THREEPENNY OPERA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Atlantic Theater Company presents Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's musical THE THREEPENNY OPERA, directed and choreographed by visionary Martha Clarke. The show will open on Monday, April 7 at the Lind Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street) and plays a limited engagement through Sunday, May 4, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the MOTHERS AND SONS Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
by Walter McBride - Mar 25, 2014

Four-time Tony® Award winning playwright Terrence McNally just celebrated two milestones on The Great White Way-his 20th Broadway production and the 50th Anniversary of his Broadway debut-with the opening night of his newest play, Mothers and Sons, at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street) last night, March 24, 2014. Over the course of five decades, Mr. McNally has chronicled the human experience with a wide range of works including Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, The Full Monty, Ragtime, Master Class, Love! Valour! Compassion!, Kiss of the Spider Woman,The Rink, The Ritz, and Bad Habits. BroadwayWorld was there for McNally's big opening night and below you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet. Guests included Bernadette Peters, Victor Garber, Chita Rivera, Doris Riberts and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Terrence McNally Celebrates 20th Broadway Show- Inside the MOTHERS AND SONS After Party!
by Walter McBride - Mar 25, 2014

BroadwayWorld was there for McNally's big opening night and below you can check out photos from inside the after party with McNally and the cast- Tyne Daly, Bobby Steggert, Frederick Weller, and Grayson Taylor. (more...)

UP to Celebrate Easter with THE GREATEST STORIES OF THE BIBLE, Beg. 4/7
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

For two weeks in April, television audiences will be treated to an unprecedented collection of inspirational movies and mini-series when UP once again presents “The Greatest Stories of The Bible” in honor of the Easter season. (more...)

UP's Two-Week Celebration Of Easter Presents 'The Greatest Stories Of The Bible'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

ATLANTA, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ For two weeks in April, television audiences will be treated to an unprecedented collection of inspirational movies and mini-series when UP once again presents 'The Greatest Stories of The Bible' in honor of the Easter season. America's favorite network for uplifting entertainment will mark the holiday for a second year with an unforgettable programming schedule. Starting on Monday, April 7 and continuing through Easter, Sunday, April 20, UP will air 21 classic stories from the New and Old Testaments (11 never-before-seen on UP), plus one all-new UP Original Movie during prime time, totaling more than 123 hours of programming. (more...)

Atlantic Theater's THE THREEPENNY OPERA, with Laura Osnes and F. Murray Abraham, Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Atlantic Theater Company's highly anticipated revival of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's musical The Threepenny Opera, directed and choreographed by Martha Clarke, begins previews tonight, March 12, 2014. (more...)

VIDEO: New Trailer for THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL, Now in Theaters
by Movies News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

Below, check out an all-new trailer for Wes Anderson's new film, THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL! From Fox Searchlight Pictures, the film is currently in theaters. (more...)

Review Roundup: The Grand Budapest Hotel
by Matt Tamanini - Mar 07, 2014

Wes Anderson's newest whimsical film, THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL, opens in theaters today. Written and directed by Anderson with a story by Anderson and Hugo Guinness, the all-star cast includes Ralph Fiennes, Tony Revolori, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric, Adrien Brody, Willem Dafoe, Jeff Goldblum, Jude Law, Bill Murray, Edward Norton, Saoirse Ronan and Jason Schwartzman, Tilda Swinton, Tom Wilkinson and Owen Wilson. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company to Offer Mobile Lottery for THE THREEPENNY OPERA with Laura Osnes & F. Murray Abraham
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

TodayTix, New York's premiere mobile theater ticketing app, has partnered with Atlantic Theater Company to offer the best theater deal of all time with 3PennyTix, an unprecedented new lottery for the highly anticipated revival of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's musical The Threepenny Opera, directed and choreographed by Martha Clarke. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Jude Law in All-New Clip from GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL
by Movies News Desk - Mar 04, 2014

In an all-new clip which has just been released for Wes Anderson's new film, THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL. the Author (Jude Law) first lays eyes on Zero Mustafa (more...)

Keen Company Announces Thursday Talks for Paddy Chayefsky's Middle Of The Night
by BWW News Desk - Mar 01, 2014

The Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning Keen Company's revival of Middle Of The Night by Academy Award winner Paddy Chayefsky, starring Tony and Drama Desk Nominee Jonathan Hadary (Gypsy, Awake & Sing, Gemini, As Is) along with Todd Bartels (Bingo With the Indians, Church), Amelia Campbell (Our Country's Good [Tony nomination], A Streetcar Named Desire, Waiting in the Wings, The Herbal Bed), Alyssa May Gold (Arcadia, Keen's Lemon Sky), Nicole Lowrance (Peter and the Starcatchers, Dividing the Estate), Denise Lute (Harry Outside, Bug), and Melissa Miller (Merchant Of Venice with F. Murray Abraham, Keen's I Never Sang for My Father), directed by Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein, will have Talkbacks following performances on Thursday evenings. Scheduled are: (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: February 22-28
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 28, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include a first look at the cast of THE REALISTIC JONESES, a peek backstage with Saturday Intermission Pics, a peek into rehearsals for THE THREEPENNY OPERA, coverage of ALL THE WAY on Broadway, and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: Keen Company's MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

The Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning Keen Company's revival of Middle Of The Night by Academy Award winner Paddy Chayefsky, starring Tony and Drama Desk Nominee Jonathan Hadary (Gypsy, Awake & Sing, Gemini, As Is) along with Todd Bartels (Bingo With the Indians, Church), Amelia Campbell (Our Country's Good [Tony nomination], A Streetcar Named Desire, Waiting in the Wings, The Herbal Bed), Alyssa May Gold (Arcadia, Keen's Lemon Sky), Nicole Lowrance (Peter and the Starcatchers, Dividing the Estate), Denise Lute (Harry Outside, Bug), and Melissa Miller (Merchant Of Venice with F. Murray Abraham, Keen's I Never Sang for My Father), directed by Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein, opening tonight, February 27th. This limited engagement runs through March 29th. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Theater for the New City's LOVE 'N COURAGE Benefit
by Walter McBride - Feb 25, 2014

Just last night, Theater for the New City paid tribute to the playwright and theater critic Mario Fratti (whose adaptation of the Federico Fellini film 8 ˝ became the Broadway musical NINE) at the 11th annual LOVE 'N COURAGE benefit at the National Arts Club (15 Gramercy Park South) in New York City. An annual evening to benefit TNC's Emerging Playwrights Program, this year's LOVE 'N COURAGE event featured appearances by Liliane Montevecchi, Oscar winner F. Murray Abraham, two-time Tony winner Tammy Grimes accompanied by Alex Rybeck, singer Anna Bergman accompanied by William Hicks, Austin Pendleton, Katharine Cullison, cabaret star KT Sullivan, Inma Heredia, Human Kinetics Movement Arts, Rachel Klein Dance Company, Jocab Merrick Storms, the Yip Harburg Foundation Rainbow Troupe, and Michael-David Gordon and TNC's Street Theater Company. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos from the performances below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Theater for the New City Celebrates Mario Fratti at LOVE 'N COURAGE Benefit
by Walter McBride - Feb 25, 2014

Just last night, Theater for the New City paid tribute to the playwright and theater critic Mario Fratti (whose adaptation of the Federico Fellini film 8 ˝ became the Broadway musical NINE) at the 11th annual LOVE 'N COURAGE benefit at the National Arts Club (15 Gramercy Park South) in New York City. An annual evening to benefit TNC's Emerging Playwrights Program, this year's LOVE 'N COURAGE event featured appearances by Liliane Montevecchi, Oscar winner F. Murray Abraham, two-time Tony winner Tammy Grimes accompanied by Alex Rybeck, singer Anna Bergman accompanied by William Hicks, Austin Pendleton, Katharine Cullison, cabaret star KT Sullivan, Inma Heredia, Human Kinetics Movement Arts, Rachel Klein Dance Company, Jocab Merrick Storms, the Yip Harburg Foundation Rainbow Troupe, and Michael-David Gordon and TNC's Street Theater Company. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photo coverage below! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Laura Osnes, F. Murray Abraham, Lilli Cooper & More for Atlantic Theater Company's THE THREEPENNY OPERA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

Rehearsals for Atlantic Theater Company's revival of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's musical THE THREEPENNY OPERA, directed and choreographed by visionary Martha Clarke, are now underway. The production features a celebrated cast of 14, including Academy Award winner F. Murray Abraham, Sophie Bortolussi, Jon David Casey, Timothy Doyle, Lilli Cooper, Rick Holmes, John Kelly, Lindsey Dietz Marchant, Sally Murphy, Tony Award nominee Mary Beth Peil, Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes, Emmy Award winner Michael Park, Cristina Spina and John Watkins. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in rehearsal! (more...)

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