Broadway premiere of Network celebrated its opening night at Belasco Theater on December 6th. The multimedia-driven production, directed by Tony and Olivier Award winner Ivo van Hove, stars Bryan Cranston (a Tony winners for All The Way ) as Howard Beale, who reprints his performance after an Olivier winning turn at London National Theater last season.
The Lee Hall soundtrack (adapted from Paddy Chayefsky’s Oscar-winning script for the 1976 drama) also included Tatiana Maslany ( Orphan Black ) as Diana Christensen, Tony Goldwyn ( Scandal ) like Max Schumacher and Tony Winner Frank Wood ( Side Man ) like Nelson Chaney.
Read what critics thought of Broadway Bow in the reviews below. Playbill continues to update this list when more reviews arrive.
Hollywood Reporter (David Rooney)
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NY1 (Roma Tower)
New York Stage Review Bernardo) (David FInkle)
The New York Times Ben Brantley)
Scenen (Mark Shenton)
Theater News Online (David Cote) (Jeremy Gerard)  Time Out New York (Adam Feldman)
Variety Marilyn Stasio)
Wall Street Journal (Terry Teachout)
The Wrap (Robert Hofler)
The game follows the unexpected rise and fall of the news anchor Howard Beale, as unravels live on screen during its final broadcast. As the values turn, the network utilizes the opportunity to exploit the populist prophet.
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The production presents music and sound design by Eric Sleichim, sets and lighting of Jan Versweyveld, Costumes of An D & # 39; Huys and video design by Tal Yarden. Casting is by Telsey + Company.