The Tale of the Allergist's Wife at the Laguna Playhouse
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Hailed by The Washington Post as "more than dance," Ballet Memphis has evolved into a groundbreaking, nationally sought-after company by merging classical ballet with contemporary cool. This performance at Laguna Dance Festival's 10th anniversary features Julia Adam's Devil's Fruit, a psychedelic, sexy ballet showcasing the company's raw strength and easy elegance. Highlighting virtuosic dancers and works from some of the industry's top choreographers, the Laguna Dance Festival brings the distant world of stage dance to the uniquely intimate stage venues of Laguna Beach. The evening includes a pre-show talk with the director. Learn More
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“Uproarious…earns its wall-to-wall laughs.” —New York Times
“An intelligently funny and satirically relevant uptown comedy.” —New York Magazine
By Charles Busch
Directed by Joel BishoffThe 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.