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If you’ve dreamed of sitting in the upstairs bar of Sardi’s to hear journeymen trade war stories about Broadway’s past, you can get a taste at Jim Brochu’s new one-man show, Character Man. The veteran New York actor-playwright, who triumphed in 2009 with Zero Hour, spends a couple of acts at Broward Stage Door recollecting his meetings with famous and not-as-famous stalwarts from Jackie Gleason to Jack Gilford, Zero Mostel to David Burns.
Veteran New York actor Jim Brochu — best known for his play about Mostel Zero Hour — wants to honor and memorialize people like his close friend David Burns, the original Horace Vandergelder in Hello Dolly.. So Brochu created a new one-man musical, Character Man, that bows Thursday for a month-long run at Broward Stage Door..