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‘The Whale’: Darren Aronofsky Sets His Next Movie at A24, Brendan Fraser Starring

Darren Aronofsky (The Fountain, Requiem for a Dream) is teaming up with A24 for the first time on a new movie called The Whale. The film will be an adaptation of playwright Samuel D. Hunter‘s 2012 stage play of the same name, with Hunter on board to write the screenplay. Brendan Fraser (The Mummy, Doom Patrol) is attached to star. Discussing Film first broke the news about Aronofsky’s next movie, and Deadline later revealed that Fraser will star. Here’s a description of the story: On the outs...
Tags: Hollywood, Jennifer Lawrence, Movies, Drama, Casting, Noah, Adaptation, Steven Soderbergh, Darren-Aronofsky, A24, The Whale, Hunter, Darren, Fraser, Black Swan, Brendan-Fraser

Darren Aronofsky, Brendan Fraser Team on ‘The Whale’ for A24

Darren Aronofsky will direct Brendan Fraser in “The Whale,” an adaptation of Samuel D. Hunter’s play about a morbidly obese recluse. A24 has global rights to the film. “The Whale” was critically acclaimed when it debuted Off-Broadway in 2012, winning both the Drama Desk Award and the Lucille Lortel Award for outstanding play. It’s the […]
Tags: News, Broadway, Darren Aronofsky, Brendan Fraser, Samuel D Hunter, Lucille Lortel, Darren Aronofsky Brendan Fraser Team

Aronofsky, Fraser and A24 Teaming for The Whale Adaptation

Aronofsky, Fraser and A24 teaming for The Whale adaptation It’s been three years since audiences last saw Darren Aronofsky in the director’s chair and now he’s found his next feature project in the form of an adaptation of The Whale, which has set Brendan Fraser (The Mummy) to star in the lead role, according to Deadline. RELATED: Boss of The Beach: Darren Aronofsky Wins TV Rights to Lifeguard Story PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandA...
Tags: Jennifer Lawrence, Movies, Stephen King, Darren Aronofsky, A24, Hunter, Darren, Javier Bardem, Brendan Fraser, Samuel D Hunter, CinemaScore, ComingSoon, Lucille Lortel, Movie News, Aronofsky, Protozoa Pictures

Greater Clements - Starting Over Is Not For Everyone

Reviewed by Judd Hollander Just about everybody has wished for a second chance at least once in their lives. The opportunity to undo a certain decision, change the direction of one's life or simply move on from the past. So it is in Samuel D. Hunter's fascinating and often bleak new play, Greater Clements. A place where possibilities and emptiness walk hand in hand. The show now at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre at Lincoln Center . In 2017, Maggie (Judith Ivey), a 65 year-old widow, r...
Tags: California, Theatre, Lincoln Center, Maggie, Joe, Billy, Wayne, Lincoln Center Theater, Donovan, Clements, Charles Erickson, Samuel D Hunter, Hellman, Davis McCallum, Judith Ivey, Judd Hollander

Get Tickets to See Samuel D. Hunter's GREATER CLEMENTS from Lincoln Center

GREATER CLEMENTS is a portrait of life in a small mining town and thesecrets hidden below its surface. Two-time Tony Award winner Judith Ivey leads the cast in this illuminating and distinctly American story. Directed by Davis McCallum. [Author: Contests - Broadway]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Lincoln Center, Tony, Clements, Samuel D Hunter, Davis McCallum, Judith Ivey, Contests - Broadway

Critic’s Pick: Review: In ‘Lewiston/Clarkston,’ America at a Crossroads (Plus Dinner)

Samuel D. Hunter’s golden diptych, set in twin cities in Idaho and Washington, gets a riveting production, with barbecue, at the reconfigured Rattlestick.
Tags: News, Washington, America, Idaho, Davis, Theater, Hunter, McCallum, Samuel D Hunter, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, Samuel D, Clarkston (Play, Lewiston (Play, Lewiston Clarkston

Pull Up a Seat. Two Plays, Dinner and Western History Are Served.

A downtown theater has cleared the house to make room for Samuel D. Hunter’s pairing “Lewiston/Clarkston.”
Tags: News, Davis, Theater, Hunter, McCallum, Topol, Samuel D Hunter, Daniella, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, Samuel D, Clarkston (Play, Lewiston (Play, Lewiston Clarkston

‘S-Town’ Podcast is Becoming a Movie from ‘Spotlight’ Director Tom McCarthy

After Serial become a podcast sensation, listeners were hungry for another story from This American Life that would keep them fascinated. Unfortunately, the second season of Serial didn’t deliver, but last spring brought us a worthy successor in the form of a podcast called S-Town. That podcast will now become a movie. News of the S-Town movie was first reported at Deadline, who says Participant Media has the feature rights to the project, and they’re currently in talks with Spotlight direct...
Tags: Movies, Drama, Adaptation, Jim Carrey, This American Life, Gary Oldman, Mccarthy, True Story, Woodstock, Tom McCarthy, Daniel Day Lewis, McLemore, Samuel D Hunter, Participant Media, Southern America, Brian Reed

Theater News: Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Announces 2018-19 Season

Among the offerings is a double bill of Samuel D. Hunter's Lewiston and Clarkston, and the world premiere of Cori Thomas's Lockdown.
Tags: Theatre, Lewiston, Clarkston, Samuel D Hunter, Cori Thomas

Theater News: Samuel D. Hunter's Lewiston and Clarkson to Receive Readings

Davis McCallum will direct the dramas.
Tags: Theatre, Clarkson, Lewiston, Samuel D Hunter, Davis McCallum

Aisle View: The 2016 Ten Best List

2016: The Best New York Theatre Once again, the New York theatre world has had a banner year, with exciting plays, musicals and revivals on Broadway and off. In a continuing trend, many of the selections are transfers from non-profits or new productions from Broadway non-profits. Little matter; the productions below for the most part transported their audiences. Let it be added that two top flight musicals which are likely to appear on most or all of this year's Ten Best Lists -- Natasha, Pierre...
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First Nighter: 'Kingdom Come,' 'Ultimate Beauty Bible' Angrily Go After Women's Issues

If you have any doubt that women are concerned about regularly being ranked from 1 to 10 on a scale of 10, if you have any doubt that women are concerned about regularly being judged from myriad unnecessary angles, you better mosey around to Kingdom Come, at the Roundabout Underground, and Ultimate Beauty Bible, the Page 73 production at The New Ohio. They're two works that tackle these issues head-on. Jenny Rachel Weiner wrote the former, and Caroline V. McGraw wrote the latter. In Kingdom Co...
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Interviews: Gideon Glick on Cultivating an All-New Role for Samuel D. Hunter's The Harvest

Before starring in Broadway's Significant Other, Glick immerses himself in a play that "could not be more different."
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Interviews: Gideon Glick Talks About an All-New Role for Samuel D. Hunter's The Harvest

Before starring in Broadway's Significant Other, Glick immerses himself in a play that "could not be more different."
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Photo Flash: Gideon Glick, Zoë Winters, and More Open in Samuel D. Hunter's The Harvest

Davis McCallum directs the new drama.
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Aisle View: Life Harvest

Lincoln Center Theater and Playwrights Horizons, two of New York's prime non-profits with well-earned reputations for quality plus numerous award-winners between them, both have intimate houses upstairs with small-for-off-Broadway capacities (under 130 seats). The Claire Tow (LCT3) and Peter Jay Sharp (PH) Theaters are often used for adventurous-but-chancy fare, with successful productions subsequently transferred to the mainstage or simply skipping to Broadway. Since both organizations have c...
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Review: The Harvest

Samuel D. Hunter's new play explores a crisis of faith in a small church basement in Idaho.
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Photo Flash: Gideon Glick Stars in Samuel D. Hunter's The Harvest

The world premiere is now running at Lincoln Center.
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Photo Flash: The Harvest Begins Rehearsals at Lincoln Center

Samuel D. Hunter's new play opens off-Broadway this fall with LCT3.
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Lincoln Center, Samuel D Hunter

So many shows -- so many stars! Your Guide to NYC Theater 2016/2017

By ZEALnyc's Theater Editor Jil Picariello, and Contributing Writers, Christopher Caggiano, Megan Wrappe, Justin Sharon, Bob Rizzo, and Dan Bacalzo, September 6, 2016 It's that time of year. Summer music festivals are a distant memory, school buses resume their scheduled routes, and we at ZEALnyc look forward to the a new season of arts and culture here in NYC. And a busy season it will be! To help you wade through all the offerings coming at us, our writers have been hard at work picking the ...
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Theater News: Gideon Glick, Zoë Winters Set for World Premiere of Samuel D. Hunter's The Harvest

The new drama will be presented by LCT3.
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Review: The Healing

Samuel D. Hunter's latest play is presented by Theater Breaking Through Barriers.
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Off Broadway Review: Samuel D. Hunter’s ‘The Healing’

“The Healing,” the new play by MacArthur Foundation genius grant winner Samuel D. Hunter, was written specifically for Theater Breaking Through Barriers, a company of disabled actors who really lucked out with this smart and sensitive piece about the harm done to vulnerable people in the name of religion. The playwright dealt with the same... Read more »
Tags: Reviews, Legit, Samuel D Hunter, The Whale, MacArthur Foundation

Theater News: Samuel D. Hunter's The Healing to Have World Premiere

Theater Breaking Through Barriers will present the new play.
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Associate Director of Development, Individual Giving for Seattle Repertory Theatre

Seattle Repertory Theatre, the 1990 Tony Award winner for Outstanding Regional Theatre, offers an artistic home for emerging voices as well as some of the most highly regarded artists of American theater. The Associate Director of Development – Individual Giving (ADOD) will play a crucial role in achieving the Theatre’s operational and fundraising goals. S/he will be a key decision maker, reporting to the Director of Development and working closely with the ADOD–Institutional Giving and other me...
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'The Few' from CoHo Productions: Wonderful outcasts trapped in exhausting script

Portland's CoHo Productions presents "The Few," a drama from Northwest native and MacArthur "genius grant" winner Samuel D. Hunter. 3 SW characters, 19 to mid-40s, in search of LTR with meaningful story.
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The Hot List events for the coming weekend - April 23-26

"The Whale" is a bold un-PC title for a play about Charlie, an Idaho recluse who at 600 pounds is eating himself to death yet still yearning to reconnect with his estranged daughter. The Samuel D. Hunter play makes its Pittsburgh debut, starring F.J. Hartland and directed by Linda Haston, starting Friday at Off the Wall Theater in Carnegie.
Tags: Idaho, Pittsburgh, Charlie, Wall Theater, Samuel D Hunter, F J Hartland, Linda Haston

Off Broadway Review: ‘Pocatello’ Starring T.R. Knight

Samuel D. Hunter made a splash a couple of years ago with “The Whale,” an offbeat play about a 600-pound man determined to eat himself to death as a desperate protest gesture. Compared to that highly original piece, his new play, “Pocatello,” presents itself as a structurally ambitious, but basically conventional, domestic tear-jerker about a... Read more »
Tags: Reviews, Legit, Playwrights Horizons, Samuel D Hunter, T.r. Knight, The Whale, Pocatello