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As radio great Fred Allen in his early vaudeville days, 
at The Cleveland Playhouse and The.Lyric Stage

"Allen's relatively nebulous persona would befuddle many actors, but Jeremiah Kissel doesn't seem fazed...Kissel catches the comedian's voice, his excitement about the potential of radio, his cornball vaudeville roots, ("How do you keep a fish from smelling? Cut off his nose"), his self-conscious linguistic wit. Kissel also has Allen's timing down...his Allen is a comedy machine..."