The revelation that Barbra Streisand built a private shopping mall, complete with a doll shop, vintage clothing atelier and candy store, in the basement of her Malibu mansion has inspired many reactions -- but none as ingenious as Buyer & Cellar. In this hilarious romp, playwright Jonathan Tolins spins a bit of Babs' trivia into a fictional one-man show of real depth and heart. Follow struggling thespian Alex as he takes a job as the sole employee of Streisand's wonder emporium. As the two develop a rapport, you wonder whether their basement bonding will ever move upstairs to real friendship. You won't want to miss this outrageous comedy when it takes the stage at Lyric Stage Company of Boston, starring local favorite Phil Tayler.
Running time is one hour and 40 minutes, without intermission.
Prudential - St. Botolph
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