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Central Park West  - Short Play, Dramatic Comedy

Central Park West

Woody Allen

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Short Play, Dramatic Comedy

2m, 3f

ISBN: 9780573695391

A well to do psychiatrist has just discovered that her best friend is having an affair with her husband in Woody Allen’s wildly comic play, Central Park West...

Part of the collection Death Defying Acts

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Description

Short Play

Dramatic Comedy

40 minutes

Time Period - Contemporary, Present Day

Settings Of Play - An elegent apartment on the Upper West Side of New York City. 

FEATURES / CONTAINS

No intermission

Interior Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

Alcohol, Mild Adult Themes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

PERFORMANCE GROUP

College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

RECOGNITION / AWARDS

From Off-Broadway

1995 Outer Critics Circle Award Nomination for Outstanding Off-Broadway Play. 
A well to do psychiatrist has just discovered that her best friend is having an affair with her husband in Woody Allen’s wildly comic play, Central Park West. She has invited the friend over for a confrontation after getting thoroughly soused. Meanwhile, the husband is about to run off with a college student. Central Park West provides an hour of constant hilarity.
“A wealth of laughter.” - Newsday

“Lighter than air, an elegant diversion.” - The New York Times
Central Park West premiered in an evening of three new one-acts titled, Death Defying Acts in 1995 at Variety Arts Theatre, under the direction of Michael Blakemore. 
Characters

CASTING

2m, 3f

CHORUS SIZE

N/A (Not a musical)

PHYLLIS
CAROL
HOWARD
SAM
JULIET
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MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

Author

Woody Allen

Woody Allen, though best known for his films, has also enjoyed a very successful career in theater. His first great success was Don't Drink the Water, which opened in 1968, and ran for 598 performances for almost two years on Broadway. Play It Again, Sam opened in 1969, played for 453 performances, and was nominated for three Tony Awards. Mr. Allen's other full-length plays include The Floating ... view full profile

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