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Depp and Ryder broke up, leaving the role of Joon open, which was given to Masterson just days before production began.
Can he give her the space she needs to fall in love and then take said space for himself? Based on the film which starred Johnny Depp and Mary Stuart Mastersonthis new musical is a smart, funny, tender-hearted celebration of love: Folks coping with mental illness in real life will be offended by yet another film in which the problem is sanitized and trivialized".
Production[ edit ] Laura Dern and Woody Harrelson were originally cast to play the title roles. Quinn, often in the position of playing straight man to the other two leads, still makes Benny a touchingly sincere and sympathetic figure.
While the film addresses such issues as noncompliance with medication and disputes over independent living arrangements, the bad times are never too severe or long-lasting. Benny, the saintly grease monkey, thinks he has to devote his life to Joon in order to keep her out of an institution.
Robinson remarks that "More convincing features of schizophrenia undifferentiated type soon follow. Paper Mill Playhouse will open its season with a world-premiere musical, Unmasked September October 28about the remarkable life and celebrated work of Andrew Lloyd Webber. A lawsuit later ensued with Winona Ryder who was dating Johnny Depp at the time, and was slated to play Joon after Dern quit.
Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature, the stage production includes all of the original songs from the movie by Alan Menken and Howard Ashmanplus additional gems by Menken and Tim Rice. Masterson, a remarkably incisive and determined actress, never sentimentalizes Joon despite many ripe opportunities to do exactly that.
Fuller Torrey calls the film "a beautifully filmed but unrealistic story about a brother who is the sole caretaker of his kid sister, who has schizophrenia.
HoebeeProducing Artistic Director of the Millburn theater. Tweet Share Paper Mill Playhouse has just announced the exciting lineup for its season with three premieres and a total of five musicals.
We are told that Joon experiences auditory hallucinations, does well with a stable routine, and takes medication on a daily basis. Her use of language is one of her most interesting attributes. Depp and the rest of the film makers surely must have known, an impersonation like that is an all-or-nothing proposition.
Each subscription package includes a different level of special benefits see www. Tickets and subscriptions may be purchased by calling You already know the answer, but Quinn and Masterson—now gentle, now sniping—let it play out with tender conviction.Apr 16, · "Benny and Joon" is a film that approaches its subjects so gingerly it almost seems afraid to touch them.
The story wants to be about love, but is also about madness, and somehow it weaves the two together with a charm that would probably not be quite so easy in real life.3/5. Benny & Joon is a romantic comedy film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer about how two eccentric individuals, Sam (Johnny Depp) and Juniper "Joon" (Mary Stuart Masterson), find each other and fall in love.
Aidan Quinn also stars, and it was directed by Jeremiah S.
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People did not know how dangerous football was until the crisis of Mike Webster broke out in the 90s. Paper Mill Playhouse announces the exciting lineup for its season with three premieres and a total of five musicals.
BENNY & JOON. April 4-May 5. Book by Kirsten Guenther. Benny and Joon Reaction Paper Intro to Special Education Professor Sobel “ Benny and Joon” " Benny and Joon" is a movie full of cute eccentrics, characters .Download