The Father Broadway

$70-$150

The Father is the acclaimed new play by Florian Zeller, in a translation by two-time Tony winner Christopher Hampton, directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes.

The Father offers a fascinating look inside the mind of Andre (Frank Langella), a retired dancer living with his adult daughter Anne and her husband. Or is he a retired engineer receiving a visit from Anne who has moved away with her boyfriend? Why do strangers keep turning up in his room? And where has he left his watch?

Schedule

Running Time: One hour and 30 minutes, with no intermission

Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

(New York, NY)
261 W. 47th St. Seating Chart
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by BWW News Desk - June 19, 2016
BroadwayWorld has just learned that Frank Langella is ill and will be out for today's 2pm final performance.  The performance will take place as scheduled with Mr. Langella's understudy, Anthony Newfield. 
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2016
Frank Langella has won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for his role as Andre in THE FATHER.
by Michael Dale - June 6, 2016
He says playwrights must now satisfy an 'army of bureaucrats' to get their work produced.
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016
Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Father, the new play by Moliere Award winner Florian Zeller, with a translation by two-time Tony Award winner Christopher Hampton (Sunset Boulevard, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, God of Carnage) and directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes (Doubt, Outside Mullingar, City of Conversation) will extend by one week at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). The limited engagement, which opened on April 14 to critical raves, has been extended through Sunday, June 19.
by Naomi Serviss - May 10, 2016
The play, by Florian Zeller, offers a gut punch of a journey to the center of a man's descent into dementia.
by TV - Opening Night Special - April 16, 2016
BroadwayWorld is taking you inside opening night with the cast below!
by Ken Fallin - April 15, 2016
BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest illustration of Jeff Daniels and Michelle Williams in BLACKBIRD!
by Walter McBride - April 15, 2016
THE FATHER, a new play by Moliere Award winner Florian Zeller, in a translation by two-time Tony Award winner Christopher Hampton (Sunset Boulevard, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, God of Carnage), opened just last night, April 14, 2016 on Broadway at Manhattan Theatre Club's Samuel J. FriedmanTheatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos from the after party below!
by Walter McBride - April 15, 2016
THE FATHER, a new play by Moliere Award winner Florian Zeller, in a translation by two-time Tony Award winner Christopher Hampton (Sunset Boulevard, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, God of Carnage), opened just last night, April 14, 2016 on Broadway at Manhattan Theatre Club's Samuel J. FriedmanTheatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals below!
by Walter McBride - April 15, 2016
THE FATHER, a new play by Moliere Award winner Florian Zeller, in a translation by two-time Tony Award winner Christopher Hampton (Sunset Boulevard, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, God of Carnage), opened just last night, April 14, 2016 on Broadway at Manhattan Theatre Club's Samuel J. FriedmanTheatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos from the curtain call below!
by Michael Dale - April 15, 2016
The French playwright makes his Broadway debut with his Moliere Award winning drama.
by Review Roundups - April 14, 2016
Let's see what the critics had to say...
by Jessica Khan - April 14, 2016
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: The Father, starring Frank Langella, opens on Broadway, and this year's Cancer Support Community gala honors stage couple Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley! 
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2016
THE FATHER, a new play by Moliere Award winner Florian Zeller, in a translation by two-time Tony Award winner Christopher Hampton (Sunset Boulevard, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, God of Carnage), opens tonight, April 14, 2016 on Broadway at Manhattan Theatre Club's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).
by Michael Dale - April 13, 2016
The playwright who helped introduce Yasmina Reza to Broadway now does the same for Florian Zeller.
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 7, 2016
THE FATHER, a new play by Moliere Award winner Florian Zeller, in a translation by two-time Tony Award winner Christopher Hampton (Sunset Boulevard, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, God of Carnage), is currently in previews for an opening on Thursday, April 14, 2016 on Broadway at Manhattan Theatre Club's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2016
THE FATHER, a new play by Moliere Award winner Florian Zeller, in a translation by two-time Tony Award winner Christopher Hampton (Sunset Boulevard, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, God of Carnage), is currently in previews for an opening on Thursday, April 14, 2016 on Broadway at Manhattan Theatre Club's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! 
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2016
THE FATHER, a new play by Moliere Award winner Florian Zeller, in a translation by two-time Tony Award winner Christopher Hampton (Sunset Boulevard, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, God of Carnage), begins previews tonight, March 22, 2016.
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2016
BroadwayWorld has just learned that Kathleen McNenny has replaced the previously announced Liz Wisan in the role of 'Woman' in Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming production of THE FATHER. The new play by Moliere Award winner Florian Zeller, in a translation by two-time Tony Award winner Christopher Hampton (Sunset Boulevard, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, God of Carnage), will begin previews Tuesday, March 22, 2016. Opening night for the production will now be Thursday, April 14, 2016 on Broadway at MTC's Samuel J. FriedmanTheatre (261 West 47th Street). 
by Walter McBride - March 14, 2016
Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming American premiere of The Father, the new play by Moliere Award winner Florian Zeller, in a translation by two-time Tony Award winner Christopher Hampton (Sunset Boulevard, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, God of Carnage), will begin previews Tuesday, March 22, 2016. Opening night for the production will now be Thursday, April 14, 2016 on Broadway at MTC's Samuel J. FriedmanTheatre (261 West 47th Street). Check out photos of the theatre marquee below!
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