Explore these ideas and much more!

“The Royal Family” is a rollicking comedy that offers a thinly-veiled parody of the legendary Barrymore Family (particularly John and Ethel Barrymore) – stars of stage and screen. Written by the comic team of George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber, the play is a joyous romp exploring the eccentricities of one of America’s most “royal” families. Nominated for a TONY Award in 2010 for Best Revival of a Play, “The Royal Family” is a real crowd pleaser.

“The Royal Family” is a rollicking comedy that offers a thinly-veiled parody of the legendary Barrymore Family (particularly John and Ethel Barrymore) – stars of stage and screen. Written by the comic team of George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber, the play is a joyous romp exploring the eccentricities of one of America’s most “royal” families. Nominated for a TONY Award in 2010 for Best Revival of a Play, “The Royal Family” is a real crowd pleaser.

lionel-barrymore-munseys-1903

lionel-barrymore-munseys-1903

Original caption: 4/30/1939-Hollywood, CA: More than two hundred stars, directors, producers, executives and celebrities of the stage and screen joined in a mass demonstration of affection to Lionel Barrymore at a dinner held to honor the sixty-first birthday of the dean of the "Royal Family." Pictured are some to the movie contingent who paid their respects to the "Dean." L to r standing: Mickey Rooney; Robert Montgomery; Clark Gable; Louis B. Mayer and Robert Taylor. Seated: Norma Shearer…

Original caption: 4/30/1939-Hollywood, CA: More than two hundred stars, directors, producers, executives and celebrities of the stage and screen joined in a mass demonstration of affection to Lionel Barrymore at a dinner held to honor the sixty-first birthday of the dean of the "Royal Family." Pictured are some to the movie contingent who paid their respects to the "Dean." L to r standing: Mickey Rooney; Robert Montgomery; Clark Gable; Louis B. Mayer and Robert Taylor. Seated: Norma Shearer…

Fredric March, Actor: The Best Years of Our Lives. Fredric March began a career in banking but in 1920 found himself cast as an extra in films being produced in New York. He starred on the Broadway stage first in 1926 and would return there between screen appearances later on. He won plaudits (and an Academy Award nomination) for his send-up of John Barrymore in The Royal Family of Broadway (1930). Four more Academy Award nominations would come ...

Fredric March, Actor: The Best Years of Our Lives. Fredric March began a career in banking but in 1920 found himself cast as an extra in films being produced in New York. He starred on the Broadway stage first in 1926 and would return there between screen appearances later on. He won plaudits (and an Academy Award nomination) for his send-up of John Barrymore in The Royal Family of Broadway (1930). Four more Academy Award nominations would come ...

Richard III and his wife Anne Neville  This depiction of them seems very accurate and plausible to me.

Richard III and his wife Anne Neville This depiction of them seems very accurate and plausible to me.

Pinterest
Search