The Show-Off: A Farcical Play by Pulitzer Winner George Kelly
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The last date listed for The Show-Off was Saturday February 2, 2013 / 8:00pm.
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Usually, it's unwise to judge a book by its cover, or a show by its title, but in the case of Oh Dad, Poor Dad ..., the show is every bit as nutty, twisted and absurd as its infamously memorable title would suggest. The first play of Pulitzer- and Tony-nominee Arthur Kopit (Wings, Indians and Nine), this "farce in three scenes" was a hit off-Broadway, on Broadway and on the silver screen in a film adaptation starring Rosalind Russell. Lots of guys think their dad is a stuffed shirt, but poor Jonathan's pop is actually stuffed, i.e. preserved and toted around in a casket by his over-bearing mother. Little wonder things get complicated when he and his mother arrive at a luxury resort with Dad, Venus flytraps and a piranha in tow. Learn More
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Featured review from Goldstar MemberRed Velvet
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It never ceases to amaze me how this company totally recreates their space for each performance. They are genius in this regard. All of the actors gave first rate performances. This play may have been billed as a comedy, but the story truly illustrated that tragedy and comedy are opposite sides of the same theatrical coin. Performances here are always good and sometimes great; this was a very good production.