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...The second hilarious installment of Neil Simon’s autobiographical trilogy follows a naïve Eugene Jerome through boot camp. Performed by: Justine Bateman, Rob Benedict, Joshua Biton, John Cabrera, Matthew Patrick Davis, Steve Rankin, Josh...
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...Based on the book ALAN TURING: THE ENIGMA by Andrew Hodges. Simon Templeman stars as brilliant mathematician Alan Turning, the man who cracked the German Enigma code and enabled the Allies to win World War II. But Turing was to find...
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...On a spring day in 1947, Mr. Rickey, the powerful General Manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, summons heavyweight champion Joe Louis, tap star Bill ‘Bojangles’ Robinson and actor Paul Robeson to his hotel room in Manhattan. Rickey wants...
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...A wistful look back at a young Hispanic woman’s “MGM” which stands for “My Grandmama”. The narrator often channels “MGM” for advice as she tries to succeed as a second-generation American. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance...
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...Alan Bennett's award-winning film drama based on a meeting between Australian actress, Coral Browne and British spy, Guy Burgess. Alan Bates stars in a story based on a true incident which took place in Moscow in 1958. British spy, Guy...
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...In this contemporary murder mystery, set within the confines of a convent, Agnes is a devout, innocent young nun accused of infanticide. As a psychiatrist, herself a lapsed Catholic, and the Mother Superior struggle over Agnes' fate...
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...In Neil Simon’s darkly funny memoir of his family in 1930’s Brooklyn, fourteen-year-old Eugene is preoccupied by his passion for the Yankees and his lust for his beautiful cousin, Nora. Eugene’s comic growing pains contrast with the darker...
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...Academy-Award winner Athol Fugard, one of theatre's most acclaimed playwrights, finds humor and heartbreak in the friendship of Harold, a 17-year old white boy in 1950's South Africa, and the two middle aged black servants who raised him...

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Oliver Double

Oliver Double started his career as a professional comedian before lecturing on and teaching drama and comedy at the University of Kent, UK. He is the author of many journal articles on stand-up comedy and comedians. His publications include Stand Up: On Being A Comedian (2005) and Getting the Joke (2nd edition, 2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Stand Up! : On Being a Comedian

Methuen Drama, 1997

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...A night out in Sheffield Before I’d ever set foot in a working men’s club, my image of the average club comic was a fat, dinner-jacketed buffoon spewing out wrinkled stereotypes and prehistoric mother-in-law gags. I knew...
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...Michael and Anna, best friends and next door neighbors during childhood, accidentally meet again as adults. In an all-white room, two people reenact their childhood fears, fantasies and mutual love as a chilling secret is revealed. An L...