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Laughter on the 23rd Floor

DIRECTED BY:
John M. Maurer

PRODUCED BY:
John M. Maurer, Diana G. Maurer, Dan Maurer

RUNNING TIME:
Approximately 2.5 hours

DATES:
Jan 27, 28 & Feb 3, 4 2011 at 7:30pm
Jan 29 & Feb 5 2011 at 2pm

VENUE:
Kelsey Theatre
1200 Old Trenton Road
West Windsor, NJ 08550


Summary

Award-winning producer and MPO Artistic Director John Maurer brings you the Neil Simon favorite Laughter on the 23rd Floor. This side-splitting comedy follows the writing, fighting, and wacky antics which take place in the writers' room of a weekly variety show circa 1953. The show follows the antics of Max Prince, the star of "The Max Prince Show," and his ongoing battles with NBC executives who fear his humor is too sophisticated for Middle America. The characters in the play are based on Neil Simon's real-life co-workers when he was a comedy writer on Sid Caesar's television program "Your Show of Shows." Each of the characters in the play is based on one of the real-life kings of comedy who worked beside Simon in the 50s, including Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, Sid Caesar and the great Jackie Gleason.

(Rated PG-13 for ADULT LANGUAGE & SITUATIONS)


 








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