Category Archives: comedy

Split Knuckle Theatre Company’s Endurance to play Stage II in June

Long Wharf Theatre will present Split Knuckle Theatre’s production of Endurance to begin its 2014 Summer Season. The performances will take place June 17-29, 2014 on Long Wharf Theatre’s Stage II. Tickets are $55 with student discounts available. The piece was devised and performed by Jason Bohon, Andrew Grusetskie, Michael Toomey, and Greg Webster. The… Continue reading →

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Actor Spotlight: Nonie Breen, Sister in Sister’s Christmas Catechism

Nonie Breen brings a bit of good natured sass when you talk to her, delivered with a wisp of her native Chicago in her voice. She makes friends wherever she goes, which is all over the country. To play the role she’s most known for, the part of the irascible Sister in the Late Nite… Continue reading →

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Cultural references in The Underpants, the sequel: more things we looked up so you don’t have to

We at LWT are trying to get up to date on our cultural references and there are certainly a bunch of them in The Underpants, now playing on the Mainstage. We are in good shape talking about the latest MLB playoff game, the “Breaking Bad” finale, or what’s playing in New York, but when it… 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 retained those elements and assured my place in heaven – I mean, served the playwright’s… Continue reading →

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