April 23, 2007: Television mows down a titan in “Frost/Nixon,” the briskly entertaining new play by Peter Morgan about the 1977 face-off between its title characters, the British talk show host (as in David) and the former American president (as in Richard M.). But let it be proclaimed, with drums and fanfare, that theater decisively trumps television in the production that opened last night at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theater.READ THE REVIEW
Frost/Nixon BROADWAY REVIEWS
- Opening Night:
- April 22, 2007
- August 19, 2007
Theater: Bernard B. Jacobs / 242 West 45th Street, New York, NY, 10036Synopsis:BUY TICKETS BUY GROUP TICKETS
David Frost’s interviews with Richard Nixon, following the Watergate scandal and the President’s humiliating resignation, drew the largest audience ever for a news interview. Could this British talk-show host, with no known political convictions and a playboy reputation, be the one to elicit an apology from the man who committed one of the biggest felonies in American political history?
NEW YORK TIMES REVIEW OF Frost/Nixon