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Steven Oxman has contributed to such publications as the Los Angeles Times, American Theatre, Stagebill, and, most frequently, Variety, for which he has written over 300 television and theatre reviews.

Wednesday, November 17, 2004

The Not-so-odd Couple

News has arrived that Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick will re-team for a revival of "The Odd Couple."

I'll see Lane in anything; he's one of those very special performers who plays 2 or 3 different emotions or reactions all at the same time, and makes it absolutely effortless.

So no offense is intended when I ask: aren't they both Felixes?