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Samuel J Friedman Theatre

The Columnist

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The Columnist, Samuel J Friedman Theatre, NYC Show Poster
Theater
Samuel J Friedman Theatre

261 West 47th Street
New York, NY 10036

Duration
2hrs, 15mins
1 Intermission
Audience
Minimum age is 4 years old. Child must have a ticket.
Important Dates
Preview
Apr 04, 2012
Opening
Apr 25, 2012
Closing
Jul 08, 2012
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Critics’ Reviews

Under Daniel Sullivan’s unerring direction, John Lithgow delivers a riveting turn in the title role of this crackling entertainment. The mercurial actor can go from flashing rage through wounded pride to glittering charm without breaking a sweat.

Review by Erik Haagensen from Backstage

Outfitted by costumer Jess Goldstein in the WASP uniform of bow tie, natty suits and owlish horn-rimmed glasses, with his ever-present cigarette holder trailing a curl of smoke, Lithgow is a magnetic central figure, imbuing the role with rich humor that offsets Joe’s more questionable behavior.

Review by David Rooney from The Hollywood Reporter