Ferenc Molnar


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Noun1.Ferenc Molnar - Hungarian playwright (1878-1952)Ferenc Molnar - Hungarian playwright (1878-1952)  
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Independent Players will open its 41st season the popular Ferenc Molnar comedy, described as "a very funny play about a very bad marriage." Tickets, $10-$15, can be purchased online at www.independentplayers.org and at the door prior to each performance (cash/check only).
When The New York Times announced that Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II were adapting Ferenc Molnar's play Liliom, they were said to be working on an opera, not another musical like their 1943 hit Oklahoma!
The last 600 years of anti-hero fetishization have failed to produce anything like the title character of Ferenc Molnar's 1909 play, Liliom, the story of an unrepentant young man who works as a barker at a merry-go-round.
He spoke with AT while in previews for Ferenc Molnar's The Guardsman at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
Even if one were to accept Appel's somewhat dubious proviso that no allusion was intended on Nabokov's part to the Hungarian playwright Ferenc Molnar, the writer's name would probably have been familiar enough to Nabokov, and possibly to his potential readers, too, to clearly suggest the bearer's national background.
Torberg's circle in Europe and the U.S., where he was in exile during World War II, included Marlene Dietrich, Ferenc Molnar, Erich Maria Remarque, and Franz and Alma Mahler Werfel.
Marta Sarkozi was the daughter of Ferenc Molnar, born from the playwright's first (disastrous) marriage.
It was a remake of Liliom ('30) starring Charles Farrell and Rose Hobart, which was based on Ferenc Molnar's play of the same name.
Yet even in this realm there are surprises: the Jewish Ludwig Hirschfeld had a play performed as late as September 1933, while another Jew, Ferenc Molnar, had a premiere in November of the same year.
They ruled the American theater from 1924, when their dazzling partnership debuted with Ferenc Molnar's witty two-hander "The Guardsman" through 1958, the year of their final joint triumph in Friedrich Durrenmat's mordant satire, "The Visit." Their careers flouished in those bygone days when stars routinely made national tours and successful actors worked exclusively year-round on the stage.
The original title of Ferenc Molnar's famous novel (Vardy includes many writers in his dictionary) 'The Pal Street Boys' is A Pal uccai fiuk (p.