Go Inside Opening Night of Network on Broadway

Opening Night Photos   Go Inside Opening Night of Network on Broadway
Tony Goldwyn, Tatiana Maslany, and Bryan Cranston star in the National Theatre production now playing at the Belasco Theatre.
Tony Goldwyn, Tatiana Maslany, and Bryan Cranston Joseph Marzullo/WENN

Network, the new Broadway drama starring Tony, Emmy, and Olivier Award winner Bryan Cranston, Tatiana Maslany, and Tony Goldwyn, opened December 6 at the Belasco Theatre. The hit play from London's National Theatre began previews in New York November 10, following a 2017 fall world premiere.

Flip through photos of the the opening night on Broadway below:

Directed by Ivo van Hove, Network is adapted by Lee Hall, based on the Oscar-winning film of the same name by Paddy Chayefsky. In the play, anchorman Howard Beale (Cranston) struggles to pull in viewers—but when he unravels live on screen in his final broadcast, the ratings soar, and the network seizes on their newfound populist prophet.

Rounding out the cast are Frank Wood, Joshua Boone, Alyssa Bresnahan, Ron Canada, Julian Elijah Martinez, Nick Wyman, Barzin Akhavan, Jason Babinsky, Camila Cano-Flavia, Eric Chayefsky, Gina Daniels, Nicholas Guest, Joe Paulik, Susannah Perkins, Victoria Sendra, Henry Stram, Bill Timoney, Joseph Varca, Nicole Villamil, and Jeena Yi.

Network features scenic and lighting design by three-time Tony and Olivier nominee Jan Versweyveld (A View From the Bridge, The Damned), video design by Tal Yarden (Lazarus), costume design by An D'Huys (A View From The Bridge), and music and sound by Olivier Award nominee Eric Sleichim (The Damned)—all frequent collaborators with van Hove.

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