Sand in the Air: World Premiere Play inspired by Texas Court Case
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You loved him in zany comedies like The Jerk and Roxanne, but Steve Martin is also one of our freshest and funniest playwrights. The Underpants is the great actor-comedian's laugh-out-loud satire of the bourgeois manners and customs of the early 20th century. When young Louise's underpants accidentally fall down at the king's big parade, it turns her into a celebrity of sorts and jeopardizes the civil service career of her stuffed shirt of a husband. Her 15 minutes of fame reaches its apex when she is recognized by two would-be lotharios who are boarding in the couple's spare room, and a cavalcade of coarse double entendres and burlesque-style physical comedy ensues. Learn More
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_Sand in the Air _was a semifinalist in the 2008 Next Generation Playwrights Contest.
For the first time in its 65 year history, the Morgan-Wixson Theatre is choosing to premiere an original play by an experienced and up-and-coming playwright, Brian Raine. Brian has written several plays and a winner of the 2007 Project StageLight for __In the Name of the Son, __and a finalist in the 2009 Tennessee Williams Literary Festival for __Upon the Midnight.
When a young doctor in a remote factory town on the Tex-Mex border is accused of sexual misconduct in his consulting rooms he learns that corporate politics can override the course of justice. With satirical humor, the play explores the ever-increasing limits and distortions of personal freedom in a world manipulated by corporate and political controls.
Sand in the Air was inspired by an actual Texas court case.