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Jim Brochu’s Character Man Is Affectionate Amble Through Broadway’s Past And Its Pros
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.
Zero Hour’s Jim Brochu Honors Broadway’s Character Men In One-Man Musical Memoir
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..