163 – Our Show Of Shows

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Today’s podcast features 1812 Productions and their original works “Our Show Of Shows”! Stay Tuned!

The Phoebe and Otto Premiere Series
Our Show of Shows!
Written and Performed by
David Ingram, Tony Lawton,
Jennifer Childs, and Dave Jadico

Directed by Jennifer Childs

April 21, 2011 – May 15, 2011
Location: Plays & Players Theatre
Playing in tandem with Laughter on the 23rd Floor, 1812 Productions’ Our Show of Shows takes the exuberant comedy of Sid Caesar’s writer’s room and brings it center stage. À la Your Show of Shows, 1812’s Our Show of Shows features vintage and original material performed in 1812’s signature style. If you loved The Big Time: Vaudeville for the Holidays, Let’s Pretend We’re Married, Always a Lady, and This Is The Week That Is, 1812’s Our Show of Shows is the place to be for unpredictable, one-of-a-kind comedy.

Neil Simon’s
Laughter On The 23rd Floor
Written by Neil Simon
Directed by Matt Pfeiffer

April 7, 2011 – May 8, 2011
Location: Plays & Players Theatre
McCarthy’s blacklist, the FBI, a big bully Television Network, and a who’s who of comedy legends-to-be. It’s the 1950s in America and the fight to be funny is on. Neil Simon’s classic comedy, Laughter on the 23rd Floor, takes us to the legendary writer’s room for Sid Caesar’s variety comedy program Your Show of Shows. Laughter on the 23rd Floor is a fabled account of how writers Mel Brooks, Woody Allen, Carl Reiner, Larry Gelbart, and others matched wit to wit and punchline to punchline to make comedy history.