The Supporting Cast

by  George Furth

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  1m, 4f

"Terrifically funny...[with] enough visual jokes to build a miniature Mack Sennett comedy." - Variety

"Written with the expertise of a humorist who knows the transcontinental scene from New York delicatessens to Malibu beach houses." - …

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The Supporting Cast

by  George Furth

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    1m, 4f

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Ellen, the wife of a successful author, has written a book about friends who are spouses of celebrities and what it is like to be married to Somebody Famous. She has invited them to her house on the beach at Malibu to let them read advance copies and to break the news to them gently that they are depicted warts and all. All nearly have apoplexy when they read the book because it really does tell all. When the news arrives that the book is to be made into a movie, they change their tune and get excited about which star will play them.
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"Terrifically funny...[with] enough visual jokes to build a miniature Mack Sennett comedy." - Variety

"Written with the expertise of a humorist who knows the transcontinental scene from New York delicatessens to Malibu beach houses." - Christian Science Monitor

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