The Family of Mann

by  Theresa Rebeck

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  4m, 3f

"Taking a behind the scenes look at the making of a TV sitcom, playwright Theresa Rebeck doesn't adopt the Neil Simon approach. Attila the Hun is more like it. When she's funny, she's savagely funny. When she's serious, she draws blood." N.Y. News…

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The Family of Mann

by  Theresa Rebeck

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A young writer learns that comedy can be a grim business when she gets a job working on a television sitcom. Her colleagues insist that the show is both decent and real while their world descends into a ferocious madness. The Family of Mann hilariously questions who and what are invited into homes when the television is turned on.
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"Taking a behind the scenes look at the making of a TV sitcom, playwright Theresa Rebeck doesn't adopt the Neil Simon approach. Attila the Hun is more like it. When she's funny, she's savagely funny. When she's serious, she draws blood." - N.Y. Newsday

"Everything rings fiercely, funnily, savagely true." - N.Y. Magazine

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Theresa Rebeck

Theresa Rebeckis a widely produced playwright throughout the United States and abroad. New York productions of her work include Dead Accounts at the Music Box Theatre; Seminar at the Golden Theatre; Mauritius at the Biltmore Theatre in a Manhattan Theater Club Production; The Scene, The Water’s Edge, Loose Knit, The Fa ...

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