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Arrested Development (tv program)
Three bright performances on Broadway: Nathan Lane, Michael Cera and Alex Sharp
Three bright performances on Broadway: Nathan Lane, Michael Cera and Alex Sharp

In an age of vacuous celebrity, in which body parts can go viral and a good plastic surgeon can get you a bigger pay day than talent, it is heartening to report that Broadway's leading men still come in all shapes and sizes. Here, a character actor can receive top billing, and the brightest stars often seem to be the ones with the least muscle tone and the biggest eccentricities. Nathan Lane, no beefcake centerfold, has renewed his claim to being the king of the Great White Way. Paired once again with Matthew Broderick, he has turned an updated version of Terrence McNally's backstage bonbon from the 1980s, "It's Only a Play," now at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theater,...

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