Heartwarming Comedy A Thousand Clowns at Sunnyvale Theatre
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The last date listed for A Thousand Clowns was Thursday July 12, 2012 / 7:30pm.
Quotes & Highlights
“Filled with laughter and warmth and sweetness and inspired daffiness.” —New York Daily News
A coming-of-middle-age story revolving around eccentric bachelor Murray Burns, an unemployed children’s television writer who has found himself raising his sister’s son after she went out for a pack of cigarettes and never returned. When social workers from the Bureau of Child Welfare come to investigate whether his nephew is receiving a proper upbringing, finding an actual paying job becomes high priority so Murray can keep the precocious 12-year-old. A return to his former work involves writing for “Chuckles the Chipmunk,” an inane character if ever there was one! Full of quotable dialogue and quirky charm, A Thousand Clowns speaks to us of commitment and the power of love.