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Hershey Felder gives Irving Berlin one-man-play treatment at Geffen
Hershey Felder gives Irving Berlin one-man-play treatment at Geffen

Hershey Felder may be the most efficient performing artist on the planet. One man, one grand piano, one composer's body of work at a time, and you get six plays — seven if you count "Abe Lincoln's Piano," which uses Civil War-era songs for the story of Charles Leale, the young army doctor who was at Ford's Theatre when the president was shot and saw him through his dying night. Starting with "George Gershwin Alone," which opened in 2000 with a long run in L.A., Felder has gone on to write and perform one-man plays on Frédéric Chopin, Ludwig van Beethoven, Leonard Bernstein, Franz Liszt and, the latest, "Hershey Felder as...

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