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Fools - Full Length Play, Comedy

Fools

Neil Simon

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Full Length Play, Comedy

7m, 3f

ISBN: 9780573608773

"The brightest, freshest, funniest, wittiest, warmest and happiest to do on Broadway in many a day." - CBS-TV
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Description

Full Length Play

Comedy

Fables/Folktales, Period

Time Period - 19th Century

Settings Of Play - About 1890. The Ukranian village of Kulyenchikov.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Unit Set/Multiple Settings

Period Costumes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult

PERFORMANCE GROUP

College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre

RECOGNITION / AWARDS

From Broadway

Leon Tolchinsky is ecstatic. He's landed a terrific teaching job in an idyllic Russian hamlet. When he arrives he finds people sweeping dust from the stoops back into their houses and people milking upside down to get more cream. The town has been cursed with Chronic Stupidity for 200 years and Leon's job is to break the curse. No one tells him that if he stays over 24 hours and fails to break the curse, he too becomes Stupid. But, he has fallen in love with a girl so Stupid that she has only recently learned how to sit down.
"The brightest, freshest, funniest, wittiest, warmest and happiest to do on Broadway in many a day." - CBS-TV
FOOLS was first presented at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre in New York City on April 6, 1981. Directed by Mike Nichols.
Characters

CASTING

7m, 3f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)

CHORUS SIZE

N/A (Not a musical)

LEON TOLCHINSKY
SNETSKY
MAGISTRATE
SLOVITCH
MISHKIN
YENCHNA
DR. ZUBRITSKY
LENYA ZUBRITSKY
SOPHIA ZUBRITSKY
GREGOR YOUSEKEVITCH
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MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

Author
Neil Simon

Neil Simon

American playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon is widely regarded as one of the most successful, prolific and performed playwrights in the world. In addition toLost In Yonkers, which won a Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize, his plays and musicals include Come Blow Your Horn, Little Me, Barefoot in the Park, The Odd Couple, Sweet Charity, The Star-Spangled Girl, Plaza Suite, Promises, Promises, Last ... view full profile

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Reviews
Alina Cannon 11/10/2016 2:53 AM
My first show was Fools, it's one of my all-time favorites. Great for Jr./Sr. High school students, not too difficult to produce, and a great introduction to playwright Neil Simon.
Megan Myers 1/4/2016 10:31 AM
Funny and silly.  Perhaps good for young actors and young audiences.  Not much meat to it though and a bit cheesy.  Not Neil Simon's best work.
Kit Degenhart 9/3/2015 8:06 AM

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