On the Waterfront -- A Stage Adaption of the 1954 Marlon Brando Film
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The last date listed for On the Waterfront was Sunday March 13, 2011 / 2:00pm.
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“It is a dazzling performance in a group show that offers not a carbon copy, but an imaginative re-invention of what is an iconic movie. It makes for a gripping piece of theatre.” —_The Guardian _
“An extraordinary piece of expressionistic theatre and stylized ritual that ranks as a thrilling work of art…I was enthralled.” —London Evening Standard
By Budd Schulberg with Stan Silverman
Directed by Kenneth Kelleher
While the iconic film was sold to audiences as “warm and moving…but with brass knuckles,” reviewers have called this reworking, which debuted at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2008, “mythic” and “surreal,” with all the power and pathos that first packed a punch more than 50 years ago.
The 1954 film received eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Director. It is Leonard Bernstein’s only original film score not adapted from a stage production with songs.