A Life in the Theater

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A Life in the Theater ★★½ 1993

Life in the theatre as a hammy stage veteran (Lemmon) shares his experiences (and his dressing room) with a callow newcomer (Broderick). Petty squabbles, missed cues, and rare candor are displayed as the two stage scenes from their various repertory. Gentle, slight Mamet play, written when he was 25. 78m/C VHS . Jack Lemmon, Matthew Broderick; D: Gregory Mosher; W: David Mamet. TV