Screwball Comedy Twentieth Century On Stage from Theatreworks
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The last date listed for Twentieth Century was Sunday February 8, 2009 / 2:00pm.
Currently at Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts - Main Stage
- Full Price:
- $56 - $72
- Our Price:
- $25 - $44
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1930s! We came a little late and had a hard time getting into the production's comedy style. Everything was so exaggerated/dramatized to the nth degree. The acting was of that period ...I Love Lucy drama. The main characters' "oh my god" and...continued
Quotes & Highlights
“A thrilling funhouse ride!” — The New Yorker
By Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur (Based on a play by Charles Bruce Millholland)
Adapted by Ken Ludwig
Directed by Robert Kelley
Broadway ballyhoo meets Hollywood hustle aboard the Twentieth Century Limited, the legendary locomotive that plays streamlined host to this classic screwball comedy from the 1930s. Polished to a deco sparkle by Tony Award-winning farceur Ken Ludwig, it matches an on-the-outs impresario with a mercurial silver screen starlet in a madcap battle of the sexes, hurtling from havoc to hilarity on the disorient express.