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Stage Blood - Full Length Play, Comedy

Stage Blood

Charles Ludlam

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Full Length Play, Comedy

5m, 2f

ISBN: 9780573690693

"Hamlet with a happy ending [in]... A crisply wrapped comic package." - The New York Times

"Tight, consistent, madcap literary and terribly funny,... the very essence of clownmanship." - New York Post

"Abounds with…

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Full Length Play

Comedy

A family acting company continuously tours Hamlet in the U.S. Carleton Stone, Sr., once a great Hamlet, is now dissolute and playing the ghost. He tries to make his reluctant son the Hamlet he once was. Here is a Hamlet within a Hamlet within a Hamlet and a murder mystery for people with stage blood in their veins. .

FEE: $75 per performance.

"Hamlet with a happy ending [in]... A crisply wrapped comic package." - The New York Times "Tight, consistent, madcap literary and terribly funny,... the very essence of clownmanship." - New York Post "Abounds with clever twists of plot... It's a play within a play that mixes theatrical performance with life." - Village Voice "Hamlet and Freud on wry." - WWD
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5m, 2f

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Charles Ludlam

Charles Ludlam

Charles Ludlam (1943-1987) grew up in Queens, New York, just a few subway stops from Greenwich Village, and the heart of Gay America. At twenty-four, he founded the Ridiculous Theatrical Company, where he wrote, directed and performed in almost every production for the next two decades, often with Everett Quinton, his life partner and muse, by his side. Renowned for drag, high comedy, melodrama, ... view full profile

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