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Applause - 2008 - Off-Broadway

Based on the film All About Eve and the original story by Mary Orr.


New York City Center

(New York, NY)
131 West 55th St. (between 6th and 7th Avenues)


by Michael Dale - February 9, 2008
In the 1979 revival of Oklahoma!, Christine Ebersole insisted that when it comes to men she 'cain't say no,' and this weekend she's showing City Center audiences that when it comes to performing, the same words apply.  Despite suffering musical theatre's most talked-about flu since Faith Prince played Miss Adelaide in the last revival of Guys and Dolls (Okay, so Miss Adelaide only has a cold, but you get my point.) Ms. Ebersole is nevertheless positively luminous as Margo Channing in the Encores! staged reading of Applause.