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Ferenc Molnár

 
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Date of Birth: January 12, 1878
Date of Death: April 01, 1952 (74)

Birth Place: Budapest, HUNGARY

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Ferenc Molnár News

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 6/2- CAROUSEL
by Stage Tube - Jun 2, 2012

Today in 1954, Carousel opened at City Center, where it ran for 79 performances. Carousel is the second stage musical by the team of Richard Rodgers (music) and Oscar Hammerstein II (book and lyrics). The work premiered in 1945 and was adapted from Ferenc Molnár's 1909 play Liliom, transplanting its Budapest setting to the Maine coastline. The story revolves around carousel barker Billy Bigelow, whose romance with millworker Julie Jordan comes at the price of both their jobs. He attempts a robbery to provide for Julie and their unborn child; when it goes wrong, he has a chance to make things right.

STAGE TUBE: WAR HORSE Makes Appearance at Kennedy Center Season Announcement
by Stage Tube - Mar 6, 2012

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced its 2012-2013 theater season. Reaching hundreds of thousands of audience members annually, the theater season features a new Kennedy Center produced production of Ferenc Molnár's The Guardsman; touring productions of The Book of Mormon, War Horse, Anything Goes, Irving Berlin's White Christmas, Jekyll & Hyde, and Million Dollar Quartet; and five top-notch Theater Productions from Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden as part of Nordic Cool 2013. Check out a surprise appearance from War Horse below!

Yale Repertory Theater Presents 'ROUGH CROSSING' 11/28
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2008

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents ROUGH CROSSING by TOM STOPPARD, from an original play by FERENC MOLN?R, directed by MARK RUCKER at the University Theatre (222 York Street, New Haven) beginning November 28 through December 20. Opening Night is Thursday, December 4.

Yale Repertory Theater Presents 'ROUGH CROSSING' 11/28
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2008

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents ROUGH CROSSING by TOM STOPPARD, from an original play by FERENC MOLNÁR, directed by MARK RUCKER at the University Theatre (222 York Street, New Haven) beginning November 28 through December 20. Opening Night is Thursday, December 4.

Yale Repertory Theater Presents 'ROUGH CROSSING' 11/28
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2008

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents ROUGH CROSSING by TOM STOPPARD, from an original play by FERENC MOLNÁR, directed by MARK RUCKER at the University Theatre (222 York Street, New Haven) beginning November 28 through December 20. Opening Night is Thursday, December 4.

Yale Repertory Theater Presents 'ROUGH CROSSING' 11/28
by Gabrielle Sierra - Nov 19, 2008

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents ROUGH CROSSING by TOM STOPPARD, from an original play by FERENC MOLNÁR, directed by MARK RUCKER at the University Theatre (222 York Street, New Haven) beginning November 28 through December 20. Opening Night is Thursday, December 4.

Yale Repertory Theater Presents 'ROUGH CROSSING' 11/28
by Gabrielle Sierra - Nov 19, 2008

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents ROUGH CROSSING by TOM STOPPARD, from an original play by FERENC MOLN?R, directed by MARK RUCKER at the University Theatre (222 York Street, New Haven) beginning November 28 through December 20. Opening Night is Thursday, December 4.

Yale Repertory Theater Presents 'ROUGH CROSSING' 11/28
by Gabrielle Sierra - Nov 13, 2008

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents ROUGH CROSSING by TOM STOPPARD, from an original play by FERENC MOLNÁR, directed by MARK RUCKER at the University Theatre (222 York Street, New Haven) beginning November 28 through December 20. Opening Night is Thursday, December 4.

Ferenc Molnár Videos

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 6/2- CAROUSEL
by Stage Tube - Jun 2, 2012

Today in 1954, Carousel opened at City Center, where it ran for 79 performances. Carousel is the second stage musical by the team of Richard Rodgers (music) and Oscar Hammerstein II (book and lyrics). The work premiered in 1945 and was adapted from Ferenc Molnár's 1909 play Liliom, transplanting its Budapest setting to the Maine coastline. The story revolves around carousel barker Billy Bigelow, whose romance with millworker Julie Jordan comes at the price of both their jobs. He attempts a robbery to provide for Julie and their unborn child; when it goes wrong, he has a chance to make things right.

STAGE TUBE: WAR HORSE Makes Appearance at Kennedy Center Season Announcement
by Stage Tube - Mar 6, 2012

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced its 2012-2013 theater season. Reaching hundreds of thousands of audience members annually, the theater season features a new Kennedy Center produced production of Ferenc Molnár's The Guardsman; touring productions of The Book of Mormon, War Horse, Anything Goes, Irving Berlin's White Christmas, Jekyll & Hyde, and Million Dollar Quartet; and five top-notch Theater Productions from Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden as part of Nordic Cool 2013. Check out a surprise appearance from War Horse below!


Ferenc Molnár Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Ferenc Molnár written?
Ferenc Molnár has written 21 shows including The Devil (Playwright), Where Ignorance Is Bliss (Playwright), The Phantom Rival (Playwright), Fashions for Men (Playwright), Launzi (Playwright), The Swan (Playwright), The Guardsman (Playwright), Carnival (Playwright), A Tale of the Wolf (Playwright), The Glass Slipper (Playwright), The Play's the Thing (Playwright), Olympia (Playwright), Marshal (Playwright), The Good Fairy (Playwright), Liliom (Playwright), Delicate Story (Playwright), Carousel (Source Material), Miracle in the Mountains (Playwright), Make a Wish (Source Material), The Play's the Thing (Playwright), Enter The Guardsman (Source Material).