Mystery Of Irma Vep - A Penny Dreadful, The / Edition 1

Mystery Of Irma Vep - A Penny Dreadful, The / Edition 1

by Charles Ludlam
     
 

Comedy

Characters: 2 men playing various roles

Simple sets

This definitive spoof of Gothic melodramas, recently revived Off-Broadway to raves, is a quick change marathon in which two actors play all the roles. A sympathetic werewolf, a vampire and an Egyptian princess brought to life when her tomb is opened make this a comedy that has everything.

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Overview

Comedy

Characters: 2 men playing various roles

Simple sets

This definitive spoof of Gothic melodramas, recently revived Off-Broadway to raves, is a quick change marathon in which two actors play all the roles. A sympathetic werewolf, a vampire and an Egyptian princess brought to life when her tomb is opened make this a comedy that has everything.

"Far and away the funniest two hours on a New York stage....What more meaningful gift could Ludlam bequeath [audiences] than to leave them eternally laughing." -The New York Times

"A really good laugh ... The story has to be seen to be believed." -The New York Post

"Lunatic fun that keeps you in stitches." -The New York Daily News

"A true vaudeville tour de farce.... It's wonderful." -Time

"A hearty mixture of thrills, laughter and extravagant showmanship." -The Village Voice

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780573640469
Publisher:
Samuel French, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/08/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
78
Sales rank:
1,303,872
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.16(d)

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