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Harry Clarke at the Ambassadors Theatre review: Billy Crudup’s showboating performance elevates a limp play

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On a set comprising a seascape backdrop and a steamer chair, Crudup is galvanized by an impish internal energy into startling physical and facial transformations. Shy, Indiana-born Philip Brugglestein morphs into brash, British, omnisexual Harry Clarke. Then into the people Harry seduces: a repressed moneyman, his trustafarian singer sister, their huge-haired Jewish mum.

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