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Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Jane Fonda returns to Broadway for the first time in 46 years in Moises Kaufman's new play "33 Variations", about a mother's relationship with her daughter and Beethoven's genius.

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Comments [13]

Karen from Ashfield, Australia

I have always loved and admired Jane. I am 46, so it has been my entire life's span since she appeared on Broadway. It sounds like a great play and a great cast. Her blog is terrific. Beaut interview.

Cheers,
Karen from Downunder

Apr. 07 2009 05:17 AM
Joe from Warren, OH

I will be seeing Ms. Fonda in 33 Variations on April 14th. It is wonderful to be able to see the best actress of our time in a moving, intelligent play. I have followed Ms. Fonda's acting career for many years. Now that I am able to see her in the theater, I am full of joy and excitement.

Apr. 01 2009 09:13 PM
Kay from Edison, NJ

It was great to hear Jane today (and she doesn't sound OVER 35) speaking to this wonderful play. I have two teen sons (17 &19) that are in bands whose girlfriends are always saying they want to see something on broadway... so, I've decided to get them, the girls, and a few of the other band-mates, tickets --- this is just wonderful.
PS ignore the idiot comments below, it is just the way some are.

Apr. 01 2009 05:05 PM
Mark

Wow so you could identify with Chrisitan Bale

Apr. 01 2009 12:38 PM
Tom

I loved Henry Fonda in "My name is Nobody" Great spaggetti western.

Apr. 01 2009 12:29 PM
MichaelB from Morningside Heights

I believe, GH [4] & [5] the director was the great John Ford. Also starred Cagney, William Powell -- all great, and a young Jack Lemmon.

Apr. 01 2009 12:28 PM
Sammy

What ever happened to your niece Bridget Fonda. She still is a major looker.

Apr. 01 2009 12:28 PM
judith from Park Slope, Brooklyn

Thank you for having Jane Fonda on your show. I made sure I found a way to listen, today. I saw this play and was absolutely blown away. I have always admired Ms. Fonda and felt honored to sit in the theater and watch her work...and to see such a magnificent piece of art. The play is really moving and educational and fun and inspiring. I am an actor and felt a great surge of joy about theater being theater, being the shared experience, the inspiration, breathing in the world of the play with fellow audience members and the performers, technicians...etc. I also, fell in love with Beethoven.
Ms Fonda is wonderful in her role and so worth seeing. Many congratulations to the playwright/director and all of the performers.

Apr. 01 2009 12:28 PM
GH

I forgot the movie is Mr. Rogers

Apr. 01 2009 12:19 PM
GH

I like the Henry Fonda story of how the Director of the Movie insisted on Henry Fonda being cast over Marlon Brando. The director felt that Henry Fonda was so good on the role on Broadway. But the studio heads thought he was passed his prime. Good thing the director got his way.

Apr. 01 2009 12:18 PM
Rob

I would like to have dinner with Jane Fonda. We can sit down and discuss things over an appetizer of Goi Banh Cuon, and a main course of Tom Ram Man. We can enjoy it with a few glasses of Bia Hoi.

Apr. 01 2009 12:02 PM
Jen

How come she has not followed the Hollywood trend of dating younger men? She seems to have aged very well, at least that is what it seemed from the Colbert Report.

Apr. 01 2009 10:25 AM
James

Has she changed her mind on nuclear power?

Apr. 01 2009 10:23 AM

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