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Review: Good Night, Oscar is a Great Night for Sean Hayes
April 24, 2023, 11:33.28 pm ET


Photo: Joan Marcus

By Brian Scott Lipton

If the entrance applause for Sean Hayes is a little quieter than one might expect when he finally appears onstage at the Belasco Theater about 15 minutes into Doug Wright’s entertaining bioplay “Good Night, Oscar,” it’s because much of the audience may not immediately recognize him, even after two decades of TV and theatre stardom. By the end, though, audiences can’t jump to their feet fast enough! To call Hayes’ work here “a tour-de-force” performance is accurate, while not really doing it justice. Continue reading...