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What’s most absurd about Murray Schisgal’s LUV? That it’s not been done before now

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What’s most absurd about absurdist comedy LUV? That it’s virtually unknown in this country – despite an incredible pedigree. Long before he wrote the screenplay for the hit 1982 film Tootsie starring Dustin Hoffman, American Murray Schisgal made a name for himself in New York with this 1964 stage play, which is a riotous celebration of the […]

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NEWS: Broadway comedy Chinglish gets European premiere in new Park season of comedies

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Park Theatre’s new Spring Summer 2017 season features an array of new writing across both spaces including several world premiere comedies together with the long-awaited European premiere of David Henry Hwang’s Braodway hit Chinglish, an acclaimed musical revival of Jonathan Larson’s tick tick BOOM! and an all-male staging of A Clockwork Orange.

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PHOTOS: Character portraits of Some Girl(s) cast + post-show Q&A

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Character portraits aren’t just for Harry Potter. Photographer Darren Bell gained access to the new cast of Buckland Theatre’s revival of Neil LaBute’s Some Girl(s) to snap these beauties. In the play, directed by Gary Condes, Guy (played by Buckland founder Charlie Dorfman) is desperate to clear his conscience before he gets married. So he sets […]