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Theater & art

stage review

Screen veterans thrilled by theater

Treat Williams, Jayne Atkinson in ‘Lion in Winter’

We think of Treat Williams as a modern kind of guy, whether he’s playing a conflicted New York cop in Sidney Lumet’s “Prince of the City” or the mellow dad on TV’s “Everwood,” or even, on Broadway, the unhappy husband Buddy in Stephen Sondheim’s “Follies.”

Treat Williams in a royal robe and crown? Not so much.

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