Break a Leg

by  Ira Levin

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  8m, 4f

This play by the author of Deathtrap concerns the efforts of a theatrical producer to thwart a critic who has been particularly virulent in condemning his shows. The producer tries everything from commissioning a hack playwright to write a play which will drive the critic mad to hiring his …

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Break a Leg

by  Ira Levin

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    8m, 4f
  • SubGenre

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    Farce, Period

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This play by the author of Deathtrap concerns the efforts of a theatrical producer to thwart a critic who has been particularly virulent in condemning his shows. The producer tries everything from commissioning a hack playwright to write a play which will drive the critic mad to hiring his leading lady to seduce the critic into a compromising position. Starred Jack Weston, Julie Harris, and Rene Auberjonois on Broadway.
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  • Minimum Fee: $90 per performance

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  • Time Period: 19th Century
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

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8m, 4f
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  • Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)

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Ira Levin

A successful novelist and playwright, Ira Levin (1929-2007) became a best-selling author with his first novel, 1953's A Kiss Before Dying. More thrilling works followed, including 1968's Rosemary's Baby and 1976's The Boys from Brazil, which were later turned into feature fil ...

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