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Itzin says ENRON is here.

October 22, 2010

Gregory Itzin

The Broadway musical production of “Enron” had a very short run in New York earlier this year. After middling reviews, lackluster ticket sales and failing to get an ever-so-important Tony nomination, the producers quickly pulled the plug. But before coming to New York, the show had a very successful run in London. It’s now being staged this week by L.A. Theatre Works.

Rosalynd Ayres directs. “Possibly it worked well in London because the sort of irony of the production, the way it was put together with its sort of Vaudevillian elements, appealed to the English sense of humor more,” says Ayres, “and possibly they’re more used to the idea of plays which have music in them but are not full-blown musicals.”

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