Fosse/Verdon: Miniseries (2019)

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Critic Consensus: Sam Rockwell and Michelle Williams give viewers plenty of razzle and dazzle in Fosse/Verdon -- a straightforward miniseries that is hampered by rote biographical tropes, but still shimmies with the requisite glitz, grit, and all that jazz audiences crave.

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Air date: Apr 9, 2019
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Air date: Apr 16, 2019
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Air date: Apr 23, 2019
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Air date: Apr 30, 2019
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Air date: May 7, 2019
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Air date: May 14, 2019
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Air date: May 21, 2019
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Air date: May 28, 2019

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Cast

Sam Rockwell
as Bob Fosse
Michelle Williams
as Gwen Verdon
Norbert Leo Butz
as Paddy Chayefsky
Aya Cash
as Joan Simon
Nate Corddry
as Neil Simon
Evan Handler
as Hal Prince
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Critic Reviews for Fosse/Verdon Miniseries

All Critics (64) | Top Critics (29)

Rockwell is fully invested in a role that challenges him well beyond the semi-caricature he played in Vice. Self-assured and brusque when calling the shots, he's otherwise an emotional adolescent, or sometimes an infant.

Apr 9, 2019 | Rating: A- | Full Review…
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Scenes play out as if viewers are seeing them from inside the director's head, experiencing the swings between his hyperego and his crashing insecurity... These moments are ingenious, and they bring a vibrant theatricality to the series.

Apr 9, 2019 | Full Review…

Fosse/Verdon is extremely watchable and totally fascinating. I enjoyed almost every minute...

Apr 8, 2019 | Full Review…
Top Critic

In "Fosse/Verdon," [Williams and Rockwell] inhabit their roles completely and convincingly.

Apr 8, 2019 | Full Review…
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"Fosse/Verdon" is a claustrophobic series as opposed to an epic one. What's mostly missing is the thrill of opening night, the chorus line, the music, the whole glorious space of the theater.

Apr 8, 2019 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
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Any quibbles one might have with this season fly away when the dancing begins.

Apr 8, 2019 | Full Review…

"Presents the fascinating dynamic of a creative couple who puts their work first and foremost after all".

May 16, 2019 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

The series presents a fascinating dynamic of the iconic creative couple. [Full Review in Spanish]

May 16, 2019 | Full Review…

Under the grease, paint, and spectacular moves, this effort... just jumps around way too much.

Apr 5, 2019 | Full Review…

Strong performances boost unfocused retro-showbiz drama.

Apr 23, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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