A talented impressionist's best show to date (Review)

Posted on: Wednesday, January 21, 2015

A few years ago, Rick Miller – Canada’s most talented impressionist since Rich Little – performed a show called Hardsell that was, essentially, about his fears of having sold out as an artist. He tore his hair out on stage about having hosted a video-gag show on ABC and toured his Fringe show MacHomer – a mash-up of The Simpsons and Shakespeare – for 15 years to feed his family instead of pursuing his muse in a purer fashion.
Given the concerns Miller outlined in that train wreck, it’s more than ironic that his next one-man show should be BOOM. “The Music, Culture and Events that Shaped a Generation,” reads the marketing copy. “One man. 25 years. 100 of the most influential figures.”

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