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First Look at Frank Langella in Broadway's The Father

Florian Zeller's French drama makes its American premiere with Manhattan Theatre Club.

Frank Langella and Hannah Cabell in the American premiere of The Father at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.
(© Joan Marcus)

The Father, starring three-time Tony Award winner Frank Langella, is now in preview performances at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

Kathryn Erbe joins Langella for the American premiere of The Father.
(© Joan Marcus)

The new play by Molière Award winner Florian Zeller, in a translation by two-time Tony Award winner Christopher Hampton, makes its American premiere with Manhattan Theatre Club.

Charles Borland shares a scene with Frank Langella in the Florian Zeller drama.
(© Joan Marcus)

Joining Langella in the cast are Tony Award nominee Kathryn Erbe (The Speed of Darkness), Brian Avers (The Lieutenant of Inishmore), Charles Borland (A Man for All Seasons), Drama Desk Award nominee Hannah Cabell (Grounded), and Kathleen McNenny (Fish in the Dark).

Brian Avers fills out the cast of the French play.
(© Joan Marcus)

Directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes, the story is described as follows: "Now 80 years old, André (Frank Langella) was once a tap dancer. He lives with his daughter Anne (Kathryn Erbe) 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 pajamas, and he can't find his watch. He is starting to wonder if he's losing control."

Three-time Tony winner Frank Langella returns to Broadway in The Father, translated by Christopher Hampton and directed by Doug Hughes.
(© Joan Marcus)

The production opens April 14.

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