LAUGHTER ON THE 23rd FLOOR
A peek inside the writer’s room with the comedic legends of television’s Golden Era
By Neil Simon
Directed by David Russell
UPDATE: American Stage is excited to announce that due to popular demand, they will be EXTENDING LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR through December 21, 2014.
Please note that there will not be a performance on Friday, December 19 due to a booked event. Added performances are listed below.
Closes Sunday, December 21, 2014
Spotlight Series: ENGAGE
“Pay What You Can” Night
"Old style comedy: fast and furious." -The Wall Street Journal
"One of [Simon's] funniest...Comedy, comedy all the way." -Newsweek
"Enough laughs per minute to assure it a long run and many happy audiences."
Get an inside look at the writers room with Mel Brooks, Sid Caesar, Neil Simon, Carl Reiner, Larry Gelbart, and other legends of early TV! Inspired by Neil Simon’s youthful experience as a staff writer on Sid Caesar's Your Show of Shows, with all the attendant comic drama as the harried writing staff frantically scrambles to top each other with gags while competing for the attention of star madman. Contains adult language.
*= member, Actor's Equity Association
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Neil Simon's Laughter on the 23rd Floor [is] a fast-paced and funny piece of entertainment [in] a smart period set by Jerid Fox…Plenty of wisecracks…and lively banter… The whole cast succeeds…Simon's Laughter is not just for laughs.
Hilarity ensues at American Stage…[with] Neil Simon’s very funny Laughter on the 23rd Floor…wonderfully acted…great comic gifts…superb…fine…impeccable…splendid …perfect…David Russell directs with a confident grasp…Consider it escapist theater... [that will] tickle your funny bone. Mark E. Leib, Creative Loafing
Laughter on the 23rd Floor…top-notched performances…[a] wonderful set…nicely written, deftly weighing the serious and the comic…stellar…loving these characters so much that I didn't want the show to end. – Peter Nason, Broadwayworld.com
What the Patrons are Saying:
"This was wonderful. All my Florida friends, go see it."
"I loved it! It was hilarious and wonderful! Some of the best one-liners I've heard in ages!"
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