Anybody Out There?

A Comedy in Two Acts


Author: John Patrick

Publisher: Dramatists Play Service, Inc.

ISBN: 9780822200581

Category: Drama

Page: 81

View: 4411

THE STORY: Poor Oliver Pankey is a born loser; his landlady charges him when someone else breaks his window; his fiancee leaves him for a married man; his boss at the bank cuts his pay when he asks for a raise; and a thief takes everything he has--i

Barefoot in the Park

A Comedy in Three Acts


Author: Neil Simon

Publisher: Samuel French, Inc.

ISBN: 9780573605857

Category: Drama

Page: 101

View: 1915

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Strong Medicine

A Comedy in Two Acts ...


Author: Ernest L. Noon

Publisher: N.A



Page: 32

View: 9015

Stand-Up Comedy

The Book


Author: Judy Carter

Publisher: Dell

ISBN: 0307575209

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 240

View: 8074

All the world loves a clown and whether you want to clown around at parties or make a living as a standup comic, comedian Judy Carter can show you how to "do" comedy.

There's Nothing in This Book That I Meant to Say


Author: Paula Poundstone

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 0307382281

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 274

View: 6649

Blending elements of memoir and monologue, the comedian offers a candid account of her life, using details from the lives of legendary historical figures to illuminate episodes from her own life and reflect on her own successes and failures.

Eric Sykes' Comedy Heroes


Author: Eric Sykes

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448132800

Category: Humor

Page: 176

View: 3072

Eric Sykes is one of Britain's creative comedy geniuses combining personal warmth, superbly observed written and performed comedy and a deeply intimate understanding of what a viewing audience wants. Here he has assembled a comedy hall of fame for those who have inspired, entertained and, most of all, amused him. Including tributes to comedy greats Tommy Cooper, Les Dawson, Ken Dodd, Spike Milligan, Peter Sellers and many, many more, this is a beautiful and personal testimony to the wonderful characters who have stimulated Eric's life-long love affair with laughter.

Noël Coward's Long Island Sound

A Comedy of Manners in Two Acts and Seven Scenes


Author: Barry Day

Publisher: Samuel French, Inc.

ISBN: 9780573628610

Category: Long Island (N.Y.)

Page: 114

View: 7740

An English author on his first speaking tour in America is invited to spend a quiet and restful weekend at a new found friend's little place on Long Island Sound. In what might be described as a comedy of bad manners, he finds himself the guest curiosity at a large gathering of carousing theatrical and society people. Behavior he finds to be outrageous and lack of sleep (every time he tries to retire, his bedroom seems to attract a gathering or an amorous drunk) finally drive this mild mannered guest over the edge. Originally written in 1947 after Coward suffered similar experiences on both sides of the Atlantic, the play gathered dust for over fifty years because its characters were too recognizable to have the play produced in their lifetimes! This version, edited for presentation at TACT, trims the original cast of 27 to 22 while preserving the exquisite flavor of Coward's razor sharp comedy.

We Killed

The Rise of Women in American Comedy


Author: Yael Kohen

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 0374287236

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 308

View: 7537

Traces the careers and achievements of comediennes and challenges opinions about why women cannot be effective comedic entertainers, with coverage of celebrities, including Joan Rivers, Lily Tomlin, and Tina Fey.

Time Remembered

A Romantic Comedy in Two Acts


Author: Jean Anouilh

Publisher: Samuel French, Inc.

ISBN: 0573616744

Category: French drama

Page: 82

View: 5575

Turtles All the Way Down


Author: John Green

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0525555358

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 304

View: 4940

“Wrenching and revelatory.” An instant #1 bestseller, the widely acclaimed Turtles All the Way Down is John Green's brilliant and shattering new novel. “A tender story about learning to cope when the world feels out of control.” – People Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate. So together, they navigate the short distance and broad divides that separate them from Russell Pickett’s son, Davis. Aza is trying. She is trying to be a good daughter, a good friend, a good student, and maybe even a good detective, while also living within the ever-tightening spiral of her own thoughts. In his long-awaited return, John Green, the acclaimed, award-winning author of Looking for Alaska and The Fault in Our Stars, shares Aza’s story with shattering, unflinching clarity in this brilliant novel of love, resilience, and the power of lifelong friendship.