Everyone's favorite bicycle-riding, bow-tie-wearing man-boy, Paul Reubens (better known as Pee-wee Herman), is back with “The Pee-wee Herman Show,” a re-imagining of the theatrical extravaganza that helped launch his delightfully bizarre career. That show, which premiered at the Groundling Theatre in 1981 before moving to the Roxy, brought Reubens much acclaim when it was taped for HBO. Talk-show appearances, a cult TV show and several hit movies followed. This new version hopes to capture lightning in a bottle twice for a faded (if, ahem, not still tarnished) icon who has made his name by refusing to put away childish things. Much of the old gang will be on hand, including Miss Yvonne, Mailman Mike, Cowboy Curtis and Jambi the Genie as well as Pee-wee's talking chair, Chairry, Pterri the pterodactyl, robot Conky, Magic Screen and Randy, among countless loony others. If you cup your ear, you just might be able to hear that perverse heckle toddling near. The Music Box @ Fonda, opens Nov. 19.
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