Snakes and Ladders: World-Premiere Real Estate Comedy by Daniel Tarker
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Contemporary slang meets 17th-century farce in The School for Lies. Adapted from Molière's The Misanthrope, playwright David Ives (Venus in Fur, All in the Timing) transforms Molière's classic into a modern satire told entirely through verse. The result is a delightfully incongruous comedy of manners that lets you peer inside the Parisian salon of Celimene, a young widow with a sharp tongue and plenty of suitors. Teresa Thuman and Ken Michels co-direct this Center Theatre production, in which a saucy siren finally meets her misanthropic match. Learn More
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An interesting premise, but poorly executed. What could have been a witty examination of the complications in selling a house ended up being mostly banal bickering among the home's sellers. The story line frequently drifted into irrelevant...continued
Snakes and Ladders
by Daniel Tarker
Directed by Sherry Narens
Featuring Fox Matthews, Brittany Cox, Jaryl Draper and Meghan Deese
How far will people go to make a profit on real estate? Adrian and Evelyn — a recently divorced couple trapped in a house they can’t sell — are about to find out. This biting satire takes aim at everything surrounding the current bust in the housing market from flipping houses and brokering bad deals to playing fast and loose with the rules of the real estate game. A fast paced, bawdy, dark comedy in the tradition of Christopher Durang and Dario Fo.