How can it be 2010 when I just saw Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor live in Edinburgh?

Originally published: 7 August 2010 at EdinburghFestival.org

Forgetting for a moment the stage presence, timing, and charisma of two faces we’re more used to seeing on Television, in Michael Urie [Twitter] (‘Ugly Betty’) and George Wendt [Twitter] (Norm in ‘Cheers’), the real revelation in this performance is when the ensemble gather on stage and lead off with comically mismatched accounts of the same events from the autobiographies of Debbie Reynolds and Liz Taylor.

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