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 experience the versatility of Ed Nixon re-enacting scenes with George Rose & learning about his secret life & tragic death.
Don't see it if Monologues or one man-one act plays is not your cup of tea
See it if You like unexpectedly entertaining and moving evenings in the theater.
Don't see it if You are not on the lookout for a masterful Theatrical experience.
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See it if you want a slice of theatrical history in first & second-hand stories, vividly & excitedly told by Ed Dixon, performing a range of accents.
Don't see it if you don't want to know what actors really are like, and if you don't like scandal. If you don't like one-man storytelling.
See it if you want to see an actor stretch across time and character, you want to be moved
Don't see it if you don't like one man shows, you're sensitive to real life stories
See it if You enjoy master story telling. You loved the stage work of George Rose.
Don't see it if You hate solo shows. You're not interested in theatre history.
See it if you want to hear Dixon tell you stories--in many voices--about his life in the theater. Charming; then revelation gives weight and insight.
Don't see it if you lack interest in theater; lots of actors and shows named. At rare moments, Georgie drags. Mostly, D is having fun, so is the audience.
See it if You want a fascinating story about 1 of the great theatre characters on&off stage.You want a story that's both funny & disturbing.
Don't see it if You're not familiar w/theatre history, especially of the '70s & '80s. You want a fully comic story: 2/3 is hilarious, 1/3 is deep dark.
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 Last section of play is haunting and horrifying with edge-of-your-seat storytelling. His revolt at who Georgie is, is really telling.
Don't see it if Some theater name-dropping & inside jokes will go over your head if you're not well-versed in many older theater names.
See it if you want to learn more about the career of the legendary George Rose. A terrific evening of theatre starring and written by Ed Dixon.
Don't see it if one-man shows don't interest you. You don't have a strong knowledge of past plays and performers.
See it if You love theater & its stories. Dixon is a perfect voice for a fine memory play/character study; a tour de force performance. Transporting.
Don't see it if Don't like gossipy anecdotes, solo shows, have never heard of George Rose or don't know work from the 70's-80's. References abound.
See it if Ed Dixon was George Rose's friend and protege for years. He nails Rose's unique accent, demeanor and persona. A Brit who was a Bway legend
Don't see it if you are offended by flamboyant queens. Rose was one of the funniest. His sexual proclivities were beyond the pale and Dixon disapproved, too
See it if You want to laugh, remember the great Brits and can hear their voices echo, Very much a raconteur on raconteur...with a harrowing finish
Don't see it if you dont like to spin your emotions on a dime. dont like a solo show, minimal sets
See it if you are interested in a beautifully acted 1 man show about the friendship & ultimate disillusion between Ed Dixon & the great George Rose.
Don't see it if you don't like one person shows or have no interest in the on & off stage life of unusually dramatic characters during the 1960s & 1970s.
See it if you want to see a show from a man who admired George Rose as a dear friend and mentor told in a riveting performance with personal stories.
Don't see it if you are not a fan of one man shows even though the actor imitates the voices of George Rose and all the people told in his stories.
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.
See it if Want to see a masterful performance and a glimpse into the life of George Rose, an evening of humor & storytelling, a genius at work.,
Don't see it if You don't like solo performances, don't care fir the retelling of a 20 year friendship, or if you need music, song & dance.
See it if you want to see a cast of dozens played brilliantly by one man! If you don't know who George Rose was the show/story are still fascinating.
Don't see it if one man shows aren't for you. Otherwise there's really no reason not to go.