Farragut North [Beau Willimon] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Stephen Bellamy is a wunderkind press secretary who has built a career. —Variety. “You will find yourself drawn into FARRAGUT NORTH, Beau Willimon’s supremely entertaining dissection of the machinations behind getting elected. The projected images that flicker and fade like pale fireworks between scenes of “ Farragut North” — Beau Willimon’s predictable but enjoyable.

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Is a single decent, moral character too much to ask for? Mizeriile unei campanii electorale.

Farragut North

farrafut The themes of the play can translate to any number of worlds. Nov 30, colin rated it really liked it Shelves: Born in Washington, D.

Off-Broadway plays plays American plays United States presidential election in popular culture Plays based on actual events Plays set in the United States in fiction Howard Dean American plays adapted into films. Jim rated it liked it Apr 15, At first, I thought this was a good choice because it means that this could be any political campaign, not this one specifically or perhaps implying that the candidates have less control of their campaigns than we’d think; and for what the play is going for, this is farrxgut and it certainly works, however, this means that an important sub-plot from the film, involving the character Molly, is absent from the play, as is an important power scene toward the end of Ides of Marchboth of which I sorely missed from the play.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Jason Rabin rated it it was amazing Aug 16, From a staging point of view; simple sets make is adaptable for most venues and budgets. It’s just so obvious to me that a beay wrote this based off Molly’s character alone. Feb 10, Amanda rated it liked it. Please try again, or click here to retrieve your password. That said, overall, Farragut North is a very well written and enjoyable play especially if you’re a fan of things like The West Wing or House of Cardsas I am.


Could replace the lead with a woman -change dynamics a bit. The movie was a huge improvement.

Your article has been sent. Good to ride on the coattails of the House of Cards success in an election year. He works better with other writers to round him out. nortb

Playwright Beau Willimon talks about ‘Farragut North,’ opening Friday in Boston – The Boston Globe

Cant wait to see it on stage. Jul 30, Sam Taylor rated it liked it. For example, in Farragut Norththe candidate who the characters are campaigning for, Governor Morris, never appears in person, he is only mentioned and in The Ides of March he is portrayed by George Clooney.

Kris rated it really liked it Apr 20, Someone needs to write a play like this for every Presidential election year. If you like a plot that’s a bit more simple and straight-foward Well, as much as you can get for a story like thisthen you might like this more than the film; at any rate, I’m glad I gave it a read and I’d say whether you’ve seen the film version or not, it’s definitely worth checking out.

Made for a quick read though and it was kind of cool to notice how characters are developed differently in plays than in books.


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Erin rated it it was amazing May 22, Aug 07, Franc rated it liked it. Michael rated it it was amazing Jul 07, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Archived from the original on 12 November Very interesting to sort of ‘see how the sausage’ was made on this one.

Or having viewed the sausage-making process will he just walk away? The play and the movie were vastly different.

Follow this list on Twitter: Sarah rated it really liked it Apr 15, Apr 20, Kendra Carlson rated it really liked it Shelves: Retrieved wiloimon October Beth rated it liked it Mar 09, Raymond rated it it was ok Jan 24, I guess that makes the play not particularly memorable.

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To ask other readers questions about Farragut Northplease sign up. Connie rated it liked it Oct 04, Great dialogue that reads as improv speech rather then a written word. Louis when he was Trivia About Farragut North.