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4 Star Starred
The Wilma Theater
Broad & Spruce Streets 265 S. Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19107
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"Satchmo at the Waldorf"
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attended Nov 21 2012

Acting was fantastic but the amount of foul language was over the top. Not necessary.

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attended Nov 23 2012

It was great! I really enjoyed it. It was staged in the dressing room after a show. He held this conversation of reflection about his life speaking about those that were important to him reaching stardom, his wife and various friends. The only...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“Extraordinary! Riveting! Impassioned! Terry Teachout — in his debut as dramatist — has contributed a work of insight and power!”  _—Boston Globe _
“A skillful production … John Douglas Thompson brings the script to life with a smart, top-notch performance!”  —The New York Times


Running time is 90 minutes.

About the Ticket Supplier: The Wilma Theater

The Wilma Theater creates living, adventurous art. We engage artists and audiences in imaginative reflection on the complexities of contemporary life. We present bold, original, well-crafted productions that represent a range of voices, viewpoints, and styles.