Monthly Archives: September 2013

Long Wharf Theatre advice: How to deal with royalty

Dealing with royalty is a maze of do and don’ts, all of which are geared towards assuring proper obeisance and respect towards the royal personage. Yet one slip up could lead towards utter and complete social catastrophe (meaning one doesn’t … Continue reading

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First rehearsal: The Underpants, “a gloriously hilarious comedy”

With all of the preparation to get ready for the first rehearsal of The Underpants by Steve Martin, one would have to forgive Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein for being a bit confused. “It’s a beautiful day today, which is an … Continue reading

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Meet Carl Sternheim, the author of Die Hose, Steve Martin’s inspiration for The Underpants

Steve Martin may be the most famous name attached to The Underpants, but he wouldn’t be anywhere if not for the initial efforts of German dramatist Carl Sternheim. “Sternheim’s play is ribald, satirical, self-referential, and quirky. I hope I have … Continue reading

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