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"Doc Holliday is a card player, a dentist with TB, who can handle a gun as well he can handle a story.  In Vaughn Marlowe’s one-man play, Doc Holiday and the Angel of Mercy, Frank Tabbita ups the gambler’s ante by delivering Doc’s darker side.  Marlowe is an historian and he takes us to a Tombstone hotel room in 1881; Tabbita makes you feel as if you were there as he assays the gunfight, due to take the place the next morning.  Doc’s tragic and bitter reflections of his darling Mattie, the girl he leaves because he himself will succumb to the same disease that killed his mother gives Doc a dangerous edge.  He has nothing to lose.  Frank Tabbita makes you a believer, and when he pulls that gun and places the barrel to his temple; explaining to the audience just what Siberian Roulette is, for a moment you think that bullet might be real.  Such a performance is no surprise for those of us fortunate enough to see Frank Tabbita as Tesla in the one man production: Tesla, An Evening with Genius.   In Marlowe’s play, Doc Holiday and the Angel of Mercy, Tabbita creates a disturbed and thought provoking, Doc. He takes the gun from his temple and to the audience says in that slick Georgian way, “Don't worry, I'm not going to provide you with a story to tell for the rest of your lives, how a poor love sick soul blew his brains out all over your nice clothes--you don't need any more nightmares.”  He might save you that, but you will not forget your encounter with Frank Tabbita as Doc Holliday. Don’t miss this play."   -Mary Gillilan

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"Tabbita's captivating performance of "Doc Holliday and the Angel of Mercy" breathes life into Holliday's complex character drawing the viewer into the circumstances, events and relationships that formed his character. This human story is timeless." - Carol Rondello

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  The show flew by, as tends to happen when you’re truly being entertained, and I’ve been surprised in the weeks since seeing  'Doc Holliday and the Angel of Mercy', how much detail I remember from the fascinating stories Doc Holliday told.  In a nutshell, the play was both entertaining and inspirational-- with the bonus of giving the audience a wonderful history lesson.  -  Ellen Portman

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Frank perfectly channels Doc's wit, along with his story telling ability and meticulous, dapper appearance.

--Linda Coyne