Opened Nov 6, 2010
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Jack Betts, under the direction of Carlyle King, offers an unforgettable portrayal of legendary actor, John Barrymore, a man of colossal talent and contradictions. Considered by many to be one of the greatest Shakespearean actors of all time, the production is set in 1942, the final year of John Barrymore's life and takes place on the stage of a Broadway theatre, where the actor is struggling to recreate his performance in the title role of Shakespeare's Richard III. Playwright William Luce shows us the many facets of this complicated man and dazzling actor: the wives and the women...the drink and the profanity... the notoriety and the glory.

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PHOTO FLASH: Jack Betts, Julie Newmar, Doris Roberts, Rip Taylor, Fred Willard, et al. At Barrymore Opening - Nov 9, 2010

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