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Fox on the Fairway, The  - Full Length Play, Comedy

Fox on the Fairway, The

Ken Ludwig

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Full Length Play, Comedy

3m, 3f

ISBN: 9780573699344

"A grand slam...a joy to behold!" -Washington City Paper
"The Fox on the Fairway is phenomenally funny!" -NJ Star Ledger
A tribute from Ken Ludwig to the great English farces of the 1930s and 1940s, The Fox On the Fairway takes audiences on a hilarious romp which pulls the rug out from underneath the stuffy denizens of a private country club.
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Description

Full Length Play

Comedy

Farce, Romantic Comedy

120 minutes (2 hours)

Time Period - Contemporary, Present Day, New Millennium/21st Century

Settings Of Play - The Tap Room of the Quail Valley Golf and Country Club.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Physical Comedy

Interior Set, Unit Set/Multiple Settings

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

No Special Cautions

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13), Teen (Age 14 - 18)

PERFORMANCE GROUP

College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre, Reader's Theatre, Large Stage, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

A tribute from Ken Ludwig (Lend Me A Tenor, Moon Over Buffalo) to the great English farces of the 1930s and 1940s, The Fox On the Fairway takes audiences on a hilarious romp which pulls the rug out from underneath the stuffy denizens of a private country club. Filled with mistaken identities, slamming doors, and over-the-top romantic shenanigans, it's a furiously paced comedy that recalls the Marx Brothers' classics. A charmingly madcap adventure about love, life, and man's eternal love affair with... golf.

Read Ken Ludwig's foreword to THE FOX ON THE FAIRWAY on [Breaking Character]!


"It’s a grand slam! A slam dunk! A Dunkin’ Donut hole! A hole in one! [A Fox on the Fairway] hums like a well-oiled machine but retains its human soul." - The Washington City Paper

The Fox on the Fairway is phenomenally funny!” - New Jersey Star Ledger

“Three words best describe The Fox on the Fairway… Hilarious, hilarious, and hilarious. The audience was howling with joy.” - The Examiner

“Ken Ludwig has written a masterpiece (with) all of the elements that will most certainly make it a hit show from coast to coast.” - Out in New Jersey

“Ken Ludwig has a wicked sense of comedic anarchy, giving his characters such zany idiosyncrasies that they soar to dizzying heights!” - The Washington Examiner

“There’s something magical about the sound of explosive laughter in a theater. That is the kind of magic offered with Ken Ludwig’s The Fox on the Fairway.” - Alexandria Gazette Packet

"An uproarious madcap romp!" - Ruth Ross, njartsmaven.com

"Farce raised to an art." - The Home-News Tribune

"Hilarious! There's great fun waiting for you with A Fox on the Fairway" - The Fairfax Times

Ken Ludwig's The Fox on the Fairway premiered on October 19, 2010 at Signature Theatre in Arlington, VA, directed by John Rando. It was subsequently produced by The George Street Playhouse, directed by David Saint.

 
Characters

CASTING

3m, 3f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Ensemble cast, Non-Traditional casting, Multicultural casting, Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle), Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)

CHORUS SIZE

No Chorus

JUSTIN
LOUISE
BINGHAM
PAMELA
DICKIE
MURIEL
Rental Materials

MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

Media
  • Meet The Playwright: Ken Ludwig

Author
Ken Ludwig

Ken Ludwig

KEN LUDWIG has had 6 shows on Broadway and 7 in London’s West End, and his plays and musicals have been performed in more than 30 countries in over 20 languages. His first play on Broadway, Lend Me A Tenor, which the Washington Post called "one of the classic comedies of the 20th century,” won two Tony Awards and was nominated for seven. He has also won two Laurence Olivier Awards (England’s ... view full profile

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Reviews
Patrice Robinson 7/23/2015 1:32 PM
I enjoyed this script.  Fast pace, lots of physical comedy.  Just the type of play for Community Theater.
Karen Cross 3/31/2015 4:34 AM
Ken Ludwig has written another fabulous farce with Fox on the Fairway! You'll  while you read it. The characters are well developed, the plot is zany and fun. The set is not complicated and a great choice for community theatre or dinner theatre. It's a hit!
Gaye Detzer 3/6/2015 10:09 AM

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