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8 Star Starred
Roy Arias Theatre
At 8th Ave 300 W 43rd St, Ste 506 4th Floor New York, NY 10036
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41 reviews
18 stars
attended May 08 2012

Low budget, mostly fledgling actors,so-so performances,claustrophobic rehearsal room theatre--but LOVE that Shel Silverstein dark, ironic humor! The experience was like seeing live action Pfeiffer cartoons. "Meat and Potatoes" was pretty sick-o,...continued

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37 reviews
42 stars
attended May 08 2012

Some stories were good. Other were just too dumb.

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16 reviews
4 stars
attended May 09 2012

Bizarre, delightful, enthusiastically performed if minimally staged. One piece, "Meat and Potatoes," was simply too long.

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One Tennis Shoe

Harvey needs to broach a delicate subject with his wife, Sylvia, concerning some of her disturbing habits…

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The Best Daddy_

Lisa’s got the best daddy in the world. After all, he bought her a pony for her birthday. Too bad he shot it dead. Or did he?

The Lifeboat is Sinking

Jen and Sherwin sit safely on their bed, but Jen forces her husband to imagine they are on a sinking boat in the middle of a terrible storm.

Smile

Bender and his henchmen drag Gibby into a room and throw him to the ground. Gibby protests that he hasn’t done anything wrong, but Bender and the others know better. They have found the man responsible for the ‘70s smiley face and the phrase “Have a nice day,” and they’re going to make him pay.

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Wash and Dry_

Marianne stops by the laundromat, but she’s horrified to discover that her laundry hasn’t been cleaned.

Thinking Up a New Name for the Act

Pete hits on the phrase “Meat and Potatoes” as the perfect name for their vaudeville act, but Lucy doesn’t like it. The only words in this farcical sketch are “Meat and Potatoes.”

Note: This sketch is the ultimate acting exercise. The only dialogue in the sketch is “Meat and Potatoes” repeated over, but it plays out like an entire Law & Order Episode

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Blind Willie and the Talking Dog_

Blind Willie sings the blues and asks passersby if they can spare a nickel or dime to help him and his hungry dog. But his dog can’t understand why Willie refuses to use the fact that he owns a talking dog to make some real money.