As Always, Jimmy Stewart

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Steve Nevil in As Always, Jimmy Stewart. It's two-thirty in the morning at 911 Roxbury Drive in Beverly Hills, and Jimmy Stewart can't sleep. Steve Nevil's acclaimed one-person show presents the film legend late in life, still mourning the passing of his wife Gloria and rummaging through memorabilia scattered around his cluttered den. In his struggle to hang on to his fading memories he solicits the help of the audience, taking them on a unique, hilarious and transcendent journey behind the scenes of early Hollywood. He shares tales of youthful adventures with lifelong pal Henry Fonda, as well as amorous exploits involving the likes of Greta Garbo, Olivia DeHavilland, and Grace Kelly. He opens up about his family, his courtship of Gloria, personal tragedy, and the toll of post-traumatic stress disorder. What emerges is a heroic portrait in spite of himself, as the audience spends a night with a man who had a personal integrity that made him an American icon. Written by Steve Nevil and Ted Snyder. Directed by Snyder. 90 minutes.