This year’s New York Musical Theatre Festival includes “As We Lie Still,” a romantic fantasy by the husband-and-wife team of Olivia de Guzman Emile and Patrick Emile. It features Avi Leiter, a Houdini-like figure rising to fame as a magician in early-20th century New York, and the repercussions of an illusion that goes horribly awry.
Adam Dickter |
Assistant Managing Editor
He tried out such stage names as Chester Flame and Peter Avalanche at Yale Drama School, but when he got the chance to star in TV and movies Henry Winkler stuck with the one his German refugee parents gave him.
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