Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Stageworks Northwest to Present Neil Simon Comedy "Laughter on the 23rd Floor"

Neil Simon's "Laughter on the 23rd Floor" opens this Friday, September 12, 2014 at Stageworks Northwest in Longview, Wash. The run continues through the 28th. Showings are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays at 2 p.m. The production is directed by Jennifer Cheney.

"Laughter on the 23rd Floor” takes place in 1953 in the writer’s room of the Max Prince Show, a fictional comedy variety show, during the height of McCarthyism. Its characters are based on the real-life comedy writers Neil Simon worked with in his early career as a comedy writer for Sid Caesar on “Your Show of Shows,” a popular weekly variety show that ran from 1950–1954.

Warning: This play contains strong language and adult subject matter.

Look for our review on Saturday, September 13.

No comments:

Post a Comment