Theater: Les Mizrahi

Before his clothing line folded in 1998, fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi starred in Unzipped, the documentary that took his high energy to the screen. Now he has moved it to the stage in a half-sung, half-spoken one-man show off-Broadway. Mizrahi's chief subject is his own glorious past, and he walks a fine line between charm and pathos when he brings out his first sewing machine and warbles about his need for attention His voice won't win any Tony Awards, but the show entertains because of the winning fussiness that made him a fashion legend. --By Benjamin Nugent

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