John Barrymore, no longer a leading box office star and matinee idol, must reckon with the ravages of his life of excess as he prepares for a comeback. Barrymore has rented a grand, old theatre to rehearse for a backer’s audition for his triumphant return to Broadway as Richard III. But memorization fails him while memories claim him, as he playfully and poignantly looks back on the highs and lows of his stunning career and remarkable life.
What the critics are saying:
"Enormous Fun. Gloriously Entertaining.” – The Wall Street Journal