Full Length Musical, Comedy / 11m, 5f
"Delicious...A nonstop riot - a profusion of puns, gags, and hysteria with only an occasional pause (or maybe, gasp) for breath." - The Washington Tribune
"The 1928 Marx Brothers' Broadway musical, lovingly reassembled by Arena Stage...is …
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Reviews"Delicious...A nonstop riot" - a profusion of puns, gags, and hysteria with only an occasional pause (or maybe, gasp) for breath. - The Washington Tribune
"The 1928 Marx Brothers' Broadway musical, lovingly reassembled by Arena Stage...is called Animal Crackers. But you might just as well call it bonkers!...Check your rationality at the door. Disorder is the order of the evening, and lowbrow humor is its high calling." - Washington Post
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- Time Period: 1920s
- Setting: The Long Island estate of Mrs. Rittenhouse. The summer before the crash of 1929.
- Additional Features: Physical Comedy
- Features / Contains: Period Costumes
- Musical Style: Classic Broadway
- Vocal Demands: Moderate
- Orchestra Size: Small/Combo
- Chorus Size: Medium
ROSCOE W. CHANDLER
CAPTAIN JEFFREY T. SPALDING
- Room for Extras
- Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)
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