The Impresario In Exile

Would-be king of Broadway Garth Drabinsky is now cast as the villain. He says the drama isn't over

Garth Drabinsky didn't go to the Tony Awards this year, even though two of his musicals, Parade and Fosse, were among the night's big winners. He didn't watch the show on TV either--too painful--though he caught a clip of it on the news up in Toronto. There was Roy Furman, the Wall Street banker in charge of the company Drabinsky had built, accepting the Best Musical award for Fosse, the show Drabinsky had nurtured, and thanking, vaguely, "the people in Toronto who were so helpful in starting this show." For Drabinsky, the "revisionism" is what hurt the most. "It turned my...

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