Frankie and johnny in the clair de lune pdf
Frankie & Johnny in the Clair de LuneThe production will play a week Broadway engagement at a Shubert theatre to be announced. Performances will begin in May. In Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, a waitress and a short-order cook's first date turns into a one-night stand and something more. Joe Mantello directed. He is a two-time Oscar nominee for his performances in the films Nocturnal Animals and Revolutionary Road. Jared Janas hair, wig, and makeup , Laurie Goldfeder production stage manager , and Productions, Ltd.
Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune: Love Among the (Glamorous) Downtrodden
In it, Frankie kills her lover, Johnny, for cheating on her. It is also the French term for moonlight. Her Broadway predecessor was Edie Falco. Kathy Bates, in other words—and even years-ago Kathy Bates—is a woman who, with the right styling and affect, could be seen as a woman resigned to her loneliness. Audra, like most women typically referred to by only their first names, does not. It opens in the darkness, with Johnny Michael Shannon, with that cubist bust of a face and Frankie in bed in darkness. We hear them before we see them: loud, vigorous, athletic sex.
They are fellow employees of a greasy spoon -she a waitress, he a recently hired short-order cook - and this is their first and quite possibly their last date. They've been to a movie. They've made small talk. Now they've had sex. What else can they give one another? As the couple's panting subsides, Frankie hopes only that Johnny will get dressed and get out so she can resume her usual nightly ritual of watching television and eating ice cream in peace. Yet Johnny refuses to leave.