Frank Langella

Once again, the New York theatre world has had a banner year, with exciting plays, musicals and revivals on Broadway and off.
The movie Captain Fantastic sounds like an action adventure, and it is, if you consider parenting a thrilling sport. The
But Captain Fantastic is a great reminder to someone like me that this approach, as well meaning and often correct it might
You've never seen Aragorn like this before. JK, you have.
'Captain Fantastic' Clip
I want one, and I want one now. Later in this scene from The Father (currently on Broadway), we come to appreciate the extent
Frank Langella, at his estimable best, is not to be overlooked. Here he is, once more, in the Manhattan Theatre Club production of Florian Zeller's The Father. At his best, yet again, and not to be missed.
Brian, a young writer, is walking, he is in his head, we hear his voice: "...In New York City, you are never more than 20 feet away from someone you know, or someone you are meant to know."
It would be folly to claim this is the greatest Lear yet seen, but it's surely no exaggeration to declare it's right up there with the best of them.
Frank Langella is doing a completely respectable King Lear at the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Harvey in William Shakespeare's tragedy of the same name. But wait. Better be more specific, since in discussing the daunting role, the actor is on record as saying he makes a very deliberate point of never giving the same performance twice.