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Michael Urie shines in 'Buyer and Cellar' at Shakespeare Theatre Company
Michael Urie shines in 'Buyer and Cellar' at Shakespeare Theatre Company

If like me, you are a longtime, totally committed Barbra Streisand fan and just had to have her coffee table book "My Passion for Design," you probably only leafed through this curious celebration of her meticulously planned Malibu estate. But you surely were stopped cold by the photos of the basement shopping arcade, which contains The Greatest Star's collectibles and a sweet shop, complete with popcorn- and frozen yogurt-dispensing machines. It's the sort of thing you just couldn't make up. Jonathan Tolins presumably found himself equally gobsmacked by that chapter, but when he regained composure, he had a hilarious concept for a one-man play. The result is...

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