Kenneth Cranham-Led The Father Will Return to West End

first_img View Comments The Father, by Florian Zeller in a new translation by Tony and Oscar winner Christopher Hampton (Sunset Boulevard, Dangerous Liaisons), is returning to London’s West End. Kenneth Cranham will reprise his role in the production, which will play a limited engagement February 24 through March 26. Directed by James Macdonald, the show will officially open on March 1 at the Duke of York’s Theatre.Now 80 years old, Andre was once a tap dancer. He lives with his daughter Anne and her husband Antoine. Or was he an engineer whose daughter Anne lives in London with her new lover, Pierre? The thing is, he is still wearing his pyjamas, and he can’t find his watch. He is starting to wonder if he’s losing control.Further casting will be announced later. Frank Langella will headline the American premiere of The Father, helmed by Doug Hughes, this spring at Broadway’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.last_img

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