The NYC premiere of Ed Dixon's solo show about his 20-year friendship with two-time Tony-winning character actor George Rose. More…
Over his storied career, Mr. Rose starred on Broadway and in London alongside such stars as Katharine Hepburn, Noel Coward, Richard Burton, and Laurence Olivier. He was last seen on Broadway in the original 1985 production of 'The Mystery of Edwin Drood,' for which he won his second Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical. Ed Dixon examines his longtime friendship with the character actor, their shared love for the stage, and Rose's shocking dark side.
See it if You like Theatre Stories (if you are in the Theatre you've heard some of them before, several times). Great lighting, Good Set...
Don't see it if You want to hear an intimate story told in an intimate way...The actor plays as if the theatre seats 2,000...it seated 25 the night I went.
See it if You are into one man shows and you personally know the actor
Don't see it if You wanted to be delightfully entertained or didn’t get much sleep the night before -you’ll be out like a light .
See it if You are interested in the actor performing the show or in the late actor George Rose.
Don't see it if If you are not interested in the above. I got the references and had seen George Rose perform, but the story was just not that compelling.
See it if You care about the NYC theatre scene of the 1970s. You're want to investigate the challenge of discovering an idol's dark side.
Don't see it if You don't enjoy name dropping and countless actor references. You want a one man show that is conversational.