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This edition: Frank Langella in "The Father"

Episode Details

Original tape date: April 15, 2016.

First aired: April 30, 2016.

We welcome back master actor Frank Langella who has received critical acclaim for his performance in "The Father," a new play by French dramatist Florian Zeller, having its American premiere at Manhattan Theatre Club on Broadway. The play deals with the struggles and perceptions of an 80 year-old man, as he descends into acute dementia. Langella discusses why, despite the play's grim subject matter and his character's harrowing inner journey, he has enthusiastically taken on playing the role.

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