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Review: ‘The Last Cyclist’ is an affecting fable

May 30, 2013 • Entertainment


This theater publicity image released by Richard Kornberg and Associates shows the cast of “The Last Cyclist,” currently performing in a limited run at the West End Theater in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Kornberg and Associates, Carol Rosegg)

NEW YORK (AP) — Probably the most amazing thing about the bitter satire “The Last Cyclist” is that the original play was written and rehearsed inside a Nazi concentration camp. And watching the crude but well-performed and affecting production that opened Thursday night at the West End Theater, one can’t help thinking about what it was like to actually be trapped in the horrific situation of the original performers and their fellow inmates in those rehearsal audiences.

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