9780307476647

Shorter, Faster, Funnier

  • ISBN 13:

    9780307476647

  • ISBN 10:

    0307476642

  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 05/03/2011
  • Publisher: Vintage

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Summary

A hilarious collection of forty-four brief plays and monologues by David Ives, Christopher Durang, Mary Louise Wilson, Mark Ors"Donnell, Warren Leight, and many more. In this cornucopia of comedy, yours"ll fi nd works by major playwrights and emerging young writers, with casts of all sizes featuring diverse and challenging roles for actors of every age and type. These pages contain such colorful characters as a businessman free-falling from a plane, an embittered sword swallower, a punkish girl skateboarder, and retirees in postapocalyptic Siberia, alongside plays that mine the humor in high school reunions, alien invasions, office cubicle farms, and even post-Katrina New Orleans. Perfect for actors, students, theater lovers, and comedy fans,Shorter, Faster, Funniercovers the full spectrum of humor, from the slyly witty to the absolutely over-the-top outrageous.

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