solo performance · chromolume theatre · Ages 11+ · United States of America

one person show
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SHARI BARRETT certified reviewer June 07, 2015
Adapted from the words and works of Truman Capote, the play TRU by Jay Presson Allen is set in the writer's New York City apartment at 870 United Nations Plaza the week before Christmas 1975. Having recognized thinly veiled versions of themselves, Manhattan socialites including Babe Paley and Slim Keith have turned their backs on the man they once considered a close confidant after an excerpt from Capote's infamous unfinished roman a clef, Answered Prayers, has been published in Esquire. Alone and lonely, Capote soothes himself with pills, vodka, marijuana, and chocolate truffles, all the while musing about his checkered life and career. When TRU premiered on Broadway, Robert Morse won the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Acto... full review
STEVEN STANLEY certified reviewer June 12, 2015
Michael-Anthony Nozzi does outstanding work as Truman Capote in Jay Presson Allen’s Tru. Presson’s one-actor play, on the other hand (or at least the 70-minute version of it now playing at Hollywood Fringe), is more than a bit of a downer. Click on "Original Article" to read my complete review at full review