Farragut North [Beau Willimon] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Stephen Bellamy is a wunderkind press secretary who has built a career. —Variety. “You will find yourself drawn into FARRAGUT NORTH, Beau Willimon’s supremely entertaining dissection of the machinations behind getting elected. The projected images that flicker and fade like pale fireworks between scenes of “ Farragut North” — Beau Willimon’s predictable but enjoyable.

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That said, overall, Farragut North is a very well written and enjoyable play especially if you’re a fan of things like The West Wing or House of Cardsas I am. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Ryan Gosling looking like Ryan Gosling isn’t enough. Or having viewed the sausage-making process will he just walk away? Please try again, or click here to retrieve your password. I guess that makes the play not particularly memorable. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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After being thoroughly impressed with the film adaptationI was immediately interested in reading Farragut Northas it seemed to have many things I loved seeing in American political drama’s: The play received its London premiere at the Southwark Playhouseopening on September 11, Kris rated it really liked it Apr 20, Aug 22, Nicoleta rated it liked it Shelves: However, the film succeeds by showing us what happens next.


Refresh and try again. And its hot-property status was cemented when Warner Brothers announced it was teaming with George Clooney and Leonardo DiCaprio to develop a possible movie version, based on a script Willimon wrote. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Jul 30, Sam Taylor rated it liked it. Mizeriile unei campanii electorale. Jason Rabin rated it it was amazing Aug 16, Jim Dean Charles Dean.

Apr 20, Kendra Carlson rated it really liked it Shelves: Goodreads helps you farrragut track of books you want to read. The play is centered around by a young, whipsmart political operative and his interactions and subsequent schooling by two older operatives.

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The play ends with the Ryan Gosling character unemployed and reacting badly, throwing all of his toys out of his playpen. Lists with This Book. Your article has been sent. Follow this list on Twitter: Raymond rated it it was ok Jan 24, While I won’t say I was disappointed with Farragut Northit certainly is an entertaining and intriguing read and I imagine it makes a relatively straight forward play to produce Given that it’s mostly just people sitting and talking to each other the entire time.

Oct 31, notgettingenough rated it liked it Shelves: Sep 12, Jeni rated it really liked it. Views Read Edit View history. Feb 22, Win rated it it was amazing. This resolution is missing from the play, which makes it feel light and incomplete. I sat through the Ides of March today, wondering how it could be that I’d seen it before. Therefore, I prefer The Ides of March because, to put it simply, the story feels like it has more weight to it and thus farratut more fartagut.


While he acted in plays and took theater classes in high school, painting was his first love. Erin rated it it was amazing May 22, The original script won the Dayton Playhouse FutureFest a festival of new playswhere it was first produced, to rave reviews by critics and a warm response from audiences.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. After graduation, he audited a playwrighting class at Columbia and was encouraged by the instructor, Eduardo Machado, to apply for an MFA in playwrighting under his tutelage.

It’s just so obvious to me that wiillimon dude wrote this based off Molly’s character alone. Retrieved from ” https: The play and the movie were vastly different. Preview — Farragut North by Beau Willimon. The movie was a huge improvement.