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Playbill News: Laurie to Direct Brochu in Zero Hour at the Poway Center

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Laurie to Direct Brochu in Zero Hour at the Poway Center

By Andrew Gans

14 Mar 2008


Three-time Academy Award nominee Piper Laurie will direct Jim Brochu in his New York-bound one-man play, Zero Hour.

Zero Hour, about the life of the late Tony Award-winning actor Zero Mostel, will be presented for one performance only March 22 at the Poway Center for the Arts in Poway, CA. Show time is 8 PM.

Also written by Brochu, Zero Hour is set at Mostel's 28th Street art studio. It is 1977, and the comedic actor is giving one final interview before leaving for the pre-Broadway tryout of The Merchant in Philadelphia. Mostel only played one performance as Shylock before his sudden death; he was 62.

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