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 want to know more about George Rose for better or worse. You enjoy stories about theater and actors.
Don't see it if You don't like one-person plays.
See it if you are familiar with George Rose and want to hear about his life. I recommend sticking around for the last 30 minutes, was more interesting
Don't see it if you are not interested in a one man show about someone who had a very large influence in his life. Adult Subject matter.
See it if you like one-man shows about famous Broadway actors. The show is a little fluffy in the beginning, but gains riveting intensity by the end.
Don't see it if you want a big, extravaganza of a show with a happy ending.
See it if You appreciate superb story telling by an admirer of a fascinating character with a legendary career. Ed Dixon really admired George Rose.
Don't see it if If you want more than one person's opinion on the worthiness of a fellow performer's life.
See it if it begins as a funny and moving exploration of friendship, and then it turns dark with shocking revelations about George Rose.Great acting!
Don't see it if you don't like solo shows.
See it if you want to see well acted one man show dealing with difficult subject matter.
Don't see it if you don't like one man show's or you only like shows that are light and happy and don't deal with sensitive subject matter.
See it if you like backstage biographies, have acquaintance w George Rose (or not?), like to be surprised/shocked, appreciate psychological complexity
Don't see it if you don't like theatrical storytelling, don't have a sense of humor, don't like impersonation, can't appreciate the shadow side of genius.
See it if you like one man shows. This one is beautifully acted and personal. It starts light, but moves to a dark place. Good, but be aware.
Don't see it if if you want something purely light and fluffy. I wouldn't recommend this for a date night or children.
See it if you enjoy solo shows, theater lore, and are especially interested in George Rose.
Don't see it if you want to remember George Rose with rose-tinted glasses. The age Dixon cites for the boy is younger than reported & it turns us agnst Rose
See it if you enjoy a solo performance by a great actor sharing his personal and professional love for another great actor, George Rose. Enthralling.
Don't see it if you don't like solo performers who know how to play 33 characters as well as share deeply personal stories about his actor-idol.
See it if You are are interested in the life of the character actor George Rose and/or enjoy biographies
Don't see it if You don't like one man shows or are uncomfortable with shows about a pedophile or homosexual
See it if Dixon an extraordinary actor brings to life another extraordinary actor, with wit, intelligence, clarity, love, and gratitude.
Don't see it if If you could care less about the greatest stage actors of the past, like Laurence Olivier and Paul Scofield
See it if you'd like to sit down by a fireplace on a cold winter's eve and have an entertaining pal regale u with stories & impressions of Rose's life
Don't see it if you're offended by gay banter or, more importantly, child abuse. That one issue will color your judgment of the title character.
See it if you like inside Broadway stories, interested in the life of a great character actor George Rose, like solo shows
Don't see it if you don't like solo shows, want big production values
See it if Mesmerizing, you can't take your eyes off of Dixon. Blissful storytelling, vividly brings the great George Rose to life along with darkside
Don't see it if If you weren't around or don't know anything about Rose, play would be less compelling
See it if you want a true theater experience and to learn the deep, dark secrets of a Broadway legend. Ed Dixon is a masterful story teller.
Don't see it if you don't like one-man shows.
See it if You enjoy listening to stories about George Rose, which are beautifully told by Ed, and it can be both funny and moving at the same time
Don't see it if You don't like one-man shows, you feel disturbed to see people making fun of themselves & others.
See it if you like one-person shows, were a fan of George Rose, enjoy nostalgic, funny showbiz stories & impersonations of stars from an earlier era.
Don't see it if you don't like one-person shows, have no idea who George Rose was, are put off by a mix of funny stories and sordid revelations.
See it if You are not extremely familiar with George Rose. This one man show will open a window into his life both " private "and on stage.
Don't see it if You are not exactly a theater aficionados, after 20 minutes you might find yourself bored. And the ending is quite " dark " and disturbing.
See it if you like to hear about back stories of the lives of people in the theater.
Don't see it if you do not like solo shows and if you do not know about George Rose.
See it if you love one man shows and especially if you are a fan of old New York and old Broadway. It is very nostalgic for a lost era.
Don't see it if you don't want to see a wonderfully charming actor recall a bygone era. Or if you want high action show stopping musicals and scene changes
See it if you want to see a master of his craft tell his story about his relationship with George Rose
Don't see it if a one man show revolving around the lives of two male actors over a period of decades is of no interest to you