Ken Ludwig's The Gods of Comedy

by  Ken Ludwig

Comedy  /  4m, 3f

The Ivy League will never be the same as a pair of screwball deities encounters the carnal complexity of college coeds, campus capers, and conspicuous consumption.

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Ken Ludwig's The Gods of Comedy

by  Ken Ludwig

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    4m, 3f
  • Duration

    Duration

    120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

Daphne and Ralph are young classics professors who have just made a discovery that's sure to turn them into academic superstars. But something goes disastrously wrong, and Daphne cries out in a panic, "Save me, gods of ancient Greece!"…and the gods actually appear! The Ivy League will never be the same as a pair of screwball deities encounters the carnal complexity of college coeds, campus capers, and conspicuous consumption.
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Reviews

"Spirited fun! Plenty of winning physical comedy – the show’s crowd-pleasing vibe feels all about the broad humor and madcap antics of Golden Age TV and film comedy." - The San Diego Union-Tribune

"A very funny, Mel-Brooksian romp through academia, Greek mythology, and personal empowerment." - Broadway Street Review

"A charming, clever comedy!" - Phindie.com

Keywords

Love, Religion, Education

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Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Large Stage

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $125 per performance

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  • Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)

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4m, 3f
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Ken Ludwig

Ken Ludwig is a two-time Olivier Award-winning playwright who has written over 26 plays and musicals, including 6 shows on Broadway and 7 in London's West End. His first Broadway play, Lend Me A Tenor, won two Tony Awards and was called "one of the classic comedies of the 20th century” by The Washington Post. His othe ...

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