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Second Stage - Tony Kiser Theatre
305 West 43rd St. New York, NY 10036
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3.6 / 5 Rated by 52 members
Review from Pete K
39 events 19 reviews

Very funny and smart writing. A steal at this price and will likely skyrocket.
Lithgow is in his element.

reviewed Jan 26 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
16 events 2 reviews

One joke extended over 2 hours. Cleverly written, as expected, but runs out of laughs as it runs down an arc of diminishing return. John Lithgow - a master of farce, timing and generous support to a sadly miscast Jennifer Ehle, in a production...continued

reviewed Jan 26 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Frank M. Aiello
39 events 18 reviews

The writing was witty. And John Lithgow and Jennifer Ehle were really in their element. However, the play is not as good as Douglas Carter Beane's "The Little Dog Laughed," which we really loved.

Goldstar came through again, with excellent...continued

reviewed Jan 27 2010 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

“A riotous deep dive into the shallow waters of gossip… media-savvy urbanites will savor every crazy morsel.” —Entertainment Weekly
“Extremely funny… wickedly entertaining” —Bergen Record
“Douglas Carter Beane is a brilliantly funny writer.” —_New York Observer _
“John Lithgow and Jennifer Ehle are having a blast.” —Gothamist


Meet gossip columnists Mr. and Mrs. Fitch. When the social circuit no longer provides juicy morsels, they find that great celebrity can appear out of thin air. Tony Award nominee Douglas Carter Beane’s (The Little Dog Laughed, Xanadu) wicked new comedy is a scathing look at who is in, who is out and who may not even exist at all.

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