"Brochu proves to be a worthy keeper of Mostel's outrageous flame" Washington Post
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BREAKING NEWS: ZERO HOUR IS HEADING TO OFF-BROADWAY AFTER RUN HERE AT THEATER J
August 29–September 27
Written & Performed by Jim Brochu
Directed by Piper Laurie
Channeling Zero Mostel’s wild moods, crazy humor and righteous anger, Jim Brochu reintroduces us to this funny, fantastically contrary man whose penchant for truth-telling has been sorely missed.
**Please note that the talkback with Piper Laurie, Director of Zero Hour has been rescheduled to September 9 following the 7:30 performance.
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Zero Hour Awards and Accolades
- "1 of 10 best plays of 2008" Florida Sun Sentinel
- Winner of 2006 Los Angelos Ovation Award
- "Mr. Brochu captures Mr. Mostel's thundering bravado — the florid language, extravagant gestures, the wagging brows and glowering stare" - Washington Times
- "Brochu has become a reincarnation of the late, great Mostel, a one-of-a-kind stage presence" Washington Jewish Week
- "An impressive exhibition of craft...Brochu the performer knows how to make a moment pop, and more than one moment does so here" - Washington City Paper
About Jim Brochu
"Brochu has brought back to us the memory of a volcano that was thought to be extinct!" -Theodore Bikel
Jim Brochu is an actor, writer, director, and playwright. Brochu's acting career has taken him to regional stages all over the United States, including the Washington Theatre Club, the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, two seasons at the Goodspeed Opera House and at the legendary Café DejaVu in Los Angeles. He is the co-writer of the hit musicals The Last Session and The Big Voice: God or Merman?. A friend of Lucille Ball, he is known as the author of the unauthorized biography Lucy in the Afternoon, and in this capacity, appeared on an episode of MythBusters.
From a Post Raisin Bran Raisin to playwright to actor...Jim Brochu is a man of many talents with a long and glorious resume to show for it.
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