Saturday, October 02, 2004

King Lear (Stallings)

Brooklyn Bay
October 2, 2004

I was skeptical, but Johnny Stallings pulls it off: a one-man Shakespeare that is complete and engrossing. Initial fears of Robin Williams-like schizophrenia easily faded in the comforting hands of a master who—sans costumes, scenery or props—simply shared a grand tale. Stallings proved the power of an actor.

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