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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Someone needs to write a play like this for every Presidential election year.

Farragut North – review

Farragut North by Beau Willimon. While he acted in plays and took theater classes in high school, painting was his first love. Chris Pine joined the cast. Return to Book Page. LO rated it liked it Jan 25, Mizeriile unei campanii electorale. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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

The guy has a pretty dim view of northh nature. Based on reading this play versus the screenplay, and the early draft of the House of Cards pilot on Wikileaks! This resolution is missing from the play, which nortb it feel light and incomplete. Books by Beau Willimon. Dramatist’s Play Service Publication Date: A political drama with powerful ambitions Playwright saw the back-room spin on the campaign trail Beau Willimon says the subject of his play “Farragut North” “is not politics; that’s just the world it takes place in.


The play is centered around wiillimon a young, whipsmart political operative and his interactions and subsequent schooling by two older operatives. He says his experience in Hollywood has been largely positive, mostly because he can now support himself.

The screenplay adaptation for “Ides of March” raises the stakes on the Molly subplot.

Jul 30, Sam Taylor rated it liked it. Cant wait to see it on stage. Aug 12, Rachel C. Joshlynn rated it liked it Jan 07, Only after Hope and Change wore off, and American politics reverted to the mean, where they able to get funding for the film.

A political drama with powerful ambitions

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. It’s just so obvious to me that a dude wrote this based off Molly’s character alone.

Charles-Louis rated it really liked it Apr 18, The play and the movie were vastly different. Chris Stewart rated it it was amazing Dec 25, After graduation, he audited a playwrighting class nnorth Columbia and was encouraged by the instructor, Eduardo Machado, to apply for an MFA in playwrighting under his tutelage.


I guess that makes the play not particularly memorable. Aug 07, Franc rated it liked it.

While I won’t say I was disappointed with Farragut Northit certainly is an entertaining and intriguing read and I imagine it makes a relatively straight for After bfau thoroughly impressed with the film adaptationI was immediately interested in reading Farragut Northas it seemed to have many things I loved seeing in American political drama’s: Kris rated it really liked it Apr 20, 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.

The movie was a huge improvement.

Farragut North by Beau Willimon

Trivia About Farragut North. Nprth its hot-property status was cemented when Warner Brothers announced it was teaming with George Clooney and Leonardo DiCaprio to develop a possible movie version, based on a script Willimon wrote. Feb 22, Win rated it it was amazing. Thanks for telling us about the problem. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Your article has been sent.