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Oh, God, Times Two

In his lifetime he seemed eternal, so it's no surprise to see George Burns onstage again, as portrayed by Frank Gorshin in the new Broadway show Say Goodnight Gracie. The conceit of Rupert Holmes' script is that Burns must audition for the Supreme Being in order to make it into the Real Big Time. Thus, the comedian relives his life, especially that part of it shared with his wife and comedy partner, the inimitable Gracie Allen.

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