acting http://wamc.org en Rob Edelman: Playing Real People http://wamc.org/post/rob-edelman-playing-real-people <p>The Capital Repertory Theatre of Albany&rsquo;s production of ELLA, in which Tina Fabrique offers a spot-on performance as Ella Fitzgerald and Ron Haynes adds a letter-perfect impersonation of Louis Armstrong, brings to mind the challenges of playing celebrated personalities on stage and screen. Simply put, sometimes it works, as it does in ELLA. And sometimes not. When it does work, the effectiveness of the performance has nothing whatsoever to do with the actor&rsquo;s physical resemblance to the personality he or she is playing.<br />&nbsp; Mon, 06 Aug 2012 16:45:00 +0000 44833 at http://wamc.org