Venue Details

476 Star Starred
Laguna Playhouse
606 Laguna Canyon Rd. Laguna Beach, CA 92651
949-497-2787
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Quotes & Highlights

“Uproarious…earns its wall-to-wall laughs.” —New York Times
“An intelligently funny and satirically relevant uptown comedy.” —New York Magazine

Description

By Charles Busch

Directed by Joel Bishoff

The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife

centers on Marjorie Taub, a middle-aged Upper West Side doctor’s wife, who is devoted to mornings at the Whitney, afternoons at MOMA and evenings at BAM. Plunged into a mid-life crisis of Medea-like proportions, she’s shaken out of her lethargy by the reappearance of a fascinating and somewhat mysterious childhood friend.

After a successful run Off-Broadway, The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife played Broadway’s Ethel Barrymore Theatre 777 performances. The play received three 2001 Tony nominations, include one for Best Play.

About the Ticket Supplier: Laguna Playhouse

Founded in 1920, The Laguna Playhouse's history and longevity validate a unique heritage in our region, making it a cultural treasure for all of California. We produce and present professional theatre of the highest quality, providing a full range of theatrical styles, entertainment, educational programs, and other initiatives that serve our community and reach a broad constituency.