Laugh lines: short comic plays

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Vintage Books,
Pub. Date:
2007.
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English
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This one-of-a-kind anthology features thirty-six hilarious short plays by major American playwrights and emerging new voices, all guaranteed to send readers and audiences into peals of laughter.From the surrealistic wit of Steve Martin's "The Zig-Zag Woman" to the biting political satire of Steven Dietz's "The Spot," from Christopher Durang's wonderfully loopy "Wanda's Visit" to Shel Silverstein's supremely twisted "The Best Daddy," there's something in here to make everyone laugh. There are plays for casts of all sizes, from monologues to large ensembles, with diverse and challenging roles for actors of every age and type. Even the titles are funny: Mark O'Donnell's "There Shall Be No Bottom (a bad play for worse actors)," Elaine May's "The Way of All Fish," and Alan Ball's "Your Mother's Butt." A bonanza for theatergoers, performers, and comedy fans,Laugh Lines will bring down the house.
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9780307277138
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table_of_contents 2B (or not 2B) /, Alone at last! /, Check, please /, Chocolate /, Controlling interest /, Forty to life /, Heritage, Her-i-tage, & hair-i-tage /, How we talk in South Boston /, Mars has never been this close /, Miss you /, Mistaken identity /, Outsourced /, Please have a seat and someone will be with you shortly /, Poodles /, Pops /, Post-its (Notes on a marriage) /, Rosa's eulogy /, Streak /, Surprise /, The Blueberry Hill accord /, The Tarantino variation /, The Valerie of now /, The best daddy /, The earring /, The flying Wolimskies return /, The gallows monologue from Sidney Ryan's Gunpowder and blood /, The spot /, The statue of Bolívar /, The way of all fish /, The zig-zag woman /, There shall be no bottom (a bad play for worse actors) /, Ties that bind /, Wanda's visit /, We cannot know the mind of God /, Wedding duet /, Your mother's butt /
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