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‘Pictures From Home’ Starring Nathan Lane Opens on Broadway

Get the full picture as a new original production lands on Broadway. Pictures from Home is an unforgettable story based on the prolific photography of Larry Sultan. Read on as we discuss everything we know about one of the latest Broadway shows out now.

The Story of Pictures From Home

Pictures From Home is an adaptation from the visual memoir of the same name by Larry Sultan. The show follows Larry as he tries to capture his parents’ life through photography. However,  in doing so the idyllic facade of his family begins to crumble. The production’s official website describes the story as an “exploration of the power and limits of art, revealing more than words ever could about our families and ourselves.”

The Legacy of Larry Sultan

Larry Sultan was an American Photographer whose work blended documentary and staged photography. His photography highlighted the psychological and physical landscape of suburban family life.  Sultan’s pioneering book and later exhibition Pictures From Home (1992) was a decade long project that featured his mother and father that explored photography’s role in creating familial mythologies.

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One can find Sultan’s work in the Museum of Modern Art, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, along with many other artistic institutions.

The Showstopping Talent in Pictures from Home

Broadway fans will be delighted to not only see a picture perfect trio onstage, but amazing talent off stage as well. The production stars Emmy and Tony Award winner Nathan Lane, Tony winner Danny Burstein, and Tony nominee Zoë Wanamaker.

Behind the scenes, playwright Sharr White returns to Broadway for the first time in 10 years, writing the adaptation from Larry Sultan’s stunning memoir. Some of White’s works include Annapurna or The Snow Geese. The prolific Bartlett Sher helms the director’s seat. One may know Sher from works such as Ingmar Bergman’s Nora (an adaptation of A Doll’s House) to a 2016 revival of Fiddler on the Roof.

Pictures From Home is a star studded production on and off stage sure to delight it’s audiences. Be sure to check it out while it’s on Broadway!

Pictures From Home will run from February 9th to April 30th at Studio 54 in New York, New York.

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