The Father Revival 1981

Opened: April 2, 1981
Closing: April 26, 1981

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Circle in the Square (Broadway)
1633 Broadway at 50th St. New York, NY

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A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD to Play Chicago Children's Theatre Beginning in April
by Blair Ingenthron - Feb 11, 2024

Chicago Children's Theatre's 2023-24 season finale will be a celebration of the same joyful energy that launched the company nearly 20 years ago, A Year with Frog and Toad. Learn more about the production here!

 SUPER FREAK: The Rick James Story Comes to Los Angeles This Summer
by Stephi Wild - Feb 7, 2024

The Hollywood Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles will host the L.A. Premiere of SUPER FREAK: The Rick James Story, about the charismatic, flamboyant, provocative musician who dominated the airwaves, with his infectious song “Super Freak”. Learn more about the production and find out how to get tickets here!

Cleveland Public Theatre to Present US Debut Of Hanoch Levin's REQUIEM
by Blair Ingenthron - Feb 3, 2024

Cleveland Public Theatre will present the USA debut of Hanoch Levin's REQUIEM, directed by Raymond Bobgan. The play will run from March 14 to April 6, featuring a diverse cast led by Peter Lawson Jones. Learn more here!

Je'Caryous Johnson And Ty James Announce A Collaborative Project SUPER FREAK: THE RICK JAMES STORY
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 1, 2024

JE’CARYOUS JOHNSON AND TY JAMES COLLABORATE TO PRESENT 'Super Freak: The Rick James Story' - a theatrical celebration of the icon’s life, music, and legacy. Opening nationwide this spring, starting in Houston.

2024 Sundance Film Festival Announces Short Film Award Winners
by Michael Major - Jan 24, 2024

The Short Film Grand Jury Prize, awarded to one film in the program of 53 shorts selected from 12,098 submissions, went to The Masterpiece, directed and written by Alex Lora Cercos. This year's Short Film jurors are Christina Oh, Danny Pudi, and Charlotte Regan – all of whom are Festival Alumni in honor of the Festival's 40th Edition.

Brightside Theatre To Perform CHESS IN CONCERT February 9-18
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 23, 2024

Artistic Director Jeffrey Cass and Executive Director Julie Ann Kornak are excited to continue BrightSide Theatre's SEASON 12 – The Season of Passion – with the masterful musical CHESS IN CONCERT.

Arts Philanthropist Vale M.J.M Carter AO Has Passed Away
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 20, 2024

he Art Gallery of South Australia mourns the loss of one of this nation’s most significant philanthropists to the arts. His generosity and commitment to expanding the scope and quality of the Gallery’s collections will be remembered.

Full Cast Set for PLAYER KINGS Starring Ian McKellen, Toheeb Jimoh & Richard Coyle
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2024

IAN MCKELLEN, TOHEEB JIMOH & RICHARD COYLE star in Robert Icke's production of PLAYER KINGS, adapted from Shakespeare's Henry IV, Parts 1 & 2.

ACA Cinema Project Film Series to Present 'Family Portrait: Japanese Family In Flux' At Japan Society
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2024

Experience the ACA Cinema Project film series 'Family Portrait: Japanese Family in Flux' at Japan Society from Feb. 15-24.

Virgin Prunes Announce Reissue Of 'A New Form Of Beauty' 2024 Deluxe Edition
by Michael Major - Jan 17, 2024

The release comes on the heels of their reissue of their Colin Newman produced album “If I Die, I Die”, which came out in early 2023, and arrives via BMG on 3LP and 2CD, alongside a media and artbook, new sleeve notes, remastered audio, and brand-new remixes from the band's theatrical, award-winning frontman Gavin Friday, and Apparition.

Famed Santa Fe Gallery Owner Gerald Peters Joins Ucross Board Of Trustees
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 10, 2024

Ucross announces the addition of two new trustees to its board: property developer Armand Brachman and gallery owner Gerald Peters.

Bruce Sudano to Release 'Talkin' Ugly Truth, Tellin' Pretty Lies' Album
by Michael Major - Jan 10, 2024

Watch and/or share the videos for the previously released singles “Better Than This,” “Make The World Go Away,” and “Two Bleeding Hearts.” In late February, he will be an official showcase artist at Folk Alliance International, the world's largest gathering of the folk music industry and community. 

BrightSide Theatre Presents CHESS In Concert
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 19, 2023

BrightSide Theatre Presents CHESS In Concert, a professional theatre performance in Naperville's Historic Downtown District. Don't miss this captivating production of Chess in Concert.

BAM Sets 2024 Winter/Spring Season Featuring New Rock Opera From Taylor Mac & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 12, 2023

BAM ushers in 2024 by presenting a season that honors the power of artistic community. See program details and learn how to purchase tickets!

Photos: RED BUCKET FOLLIES Raises $4,553,203 For Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 6, 2023

An exultant and effervescent Red Bucket Follies returned after a four-year, pandemic-induced hiatus to celebrate six weeks of enthusiastic and dedicated fundraising. The star-studded variety show, performed December 4 and 5, 2023, honored 46 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies that participated in fall fundraising for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. See photos from the show below!

Details Revealed For Upcoming Tours of BLOOD BROTHERS, CALENDAR GIRLS, and More in 2024
by Stephi Wild - Dec 5, 2023

Bill Kenwright Ltd has announced their upcoming Spring 2024 touring productions, which include Blood Brothers, Calendar Girls the Musical, Twelve Angry men, and Sleuth. Casting and tour dates have been revealed for all four touring productions. Learn more about the full lineup below!

Craig Wedren (Shudder To Think, 'Yellowjackets') Shares New Single 'Play Innocent'
by Michael Major - Nov 29, 2023

The Shudder to Think frontman and prolific film & television composer – with credits ranging from School of Rock, Wet Hot American Summer and Laurel Canyon to Showtime's recent hit YELLOWJACKETS – shares the album's the latest track, “Play Innocent,” along with the roller skating-filled video.

Left for Dead Releases Two Vintage Tracks From Pioneering NYC Synth Punks Comateens
by Michael Major - Nov 21, 2023

The Comateens’ Ramona Jan and Nicholas “Nic North” Dembling had just gotten started when they recorded “Danger Zone,” a sneering, blaring punk song spit-sung by Nicholas with Ramona Jan’s untutored guitars sounding like an electric razor, a catchy chorus floating in from Jan’s love of Motown.

Cast and Creative Team Set for Holiday Production of AS YOU LIKE IT at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 9, 2023

Shakespeare Theatre Company has revealed the cast and creative team for the holiday production of As You Like It, playing in STC's Harman Hall DEC 2 – 31.

Guy Masterson's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Comes to SoHo Playhouse Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2023

Follow Dickens’s beloved tale of Ebeneezer Scrooge. His heart is blackened with greed, as he withholds his wealth and doesn’t believe in the meaning of Christmas. However, throughout Christmas Eve he’s visited by three ghosts to help teach him the meaning of giving and merriment. However, this story is getting a new twist due to the creative genius of Guy Masterson.

Tafelmusik's MESSIAH! To Return This Holiday Season
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 2, 2023

Nothing says Christmas like Tafelmusik's Messiah! Performances of Handel's baroque masterpiece take place on December 14, 15 & 16, 7:30 pm at Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre.

Prop Thtr And SurTaal Dance Present NYRA'S DREAMS Now Playing Through November 19
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 26, 2023

Prop Thtr and SurTaal Dance have announced the world premiere of Nyra’s Dreams, created and performed by Shalaka Kulkarni and directed by Stefan Brun, October 27 - November 19 at Chicago Dramatists, 1109 W. Chicago Ave.

Sydney Festival Launches 2024 Program
by Stephi Wild - Oct 26, 2023

The mainstay of Sydney’s high summer season, Sydney Festival, sails back this January with a first class line-up of World Premieres, extraordinary immersive experiences, cutting-edge public art, Australian exclusives, free events, trailblazing First Nations programming and an epic live music offering. 

MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG: A [Backwards] History of Old Friends
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 4, 2023

Go inside the complete history of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Merrily We Roll Along, playing at Broadway's Hudson Theatre now!

DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE to Play North Coast Repertory Theatre Beginning This Month
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 7, 2023

Experience the Halloween spirit with North Coast Repertory Theatre's production of 'DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE,' adapted from Robert Louis Stevenson's novella. Directed by Shana Wride, performances run from Oct. 18 to Nov. 12, 2023.

The Father FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

The Father has had 8 productions including Broadway which opened in 1912, Broadway which opened in 1928, Broadway which opened in 1949, Broadway which opened in 1962, Broadway which opened in 1981, Broadway which opened in 1996, Broadway which opened in 2016 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2016.

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