Play It Again, Sam

by  Woody Allen

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  3m, 8f

"Hilarious... a cheerful romp. Not only are Mr. Allen's jokes and their follow ups, asides and twists audaciously brilliant, but he has a great sense of character." - The New York Times

"A funny, likeable comedy that has a surprising…

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Play It Again, Sam

by  Woody Allen

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3m, 8f
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Allan Felix has this thing about Humphrey Bogart. If only he had some of Bogart's technique... Bookish and insecure with women, Allan's hero, Bogey comes to the rescue, with a fantastic bevy of beauties played out in hilarious fantasy sequences. Fixed up by friends with gorgeous women, he's so awkward that even Bogey's patience is tried. Allan mostly resembles a disheveled, friendly dog and this is what ultimately charms his best friend's wife, Linda into bed. It's a tough life, making it in the world of beautiful people but if you can't be a hero it helps to have one...
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Reviews

"Hilarious... a cheerful romp. Not only are Mr. Allen's jokes and their follow ups, asides and twists audaciously brilliant, but he has a great sense of character." - The New York Times

"A funny, likeable comedy that has a surprising amount of wistful appeal." - The New York Post

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License details

  • Minimum Fee: $100 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, 1960s
  • Setting: The entire action of the play takes place in the apartment of Allan Felix on West 10th Street in New York.

Casting

3m, 8f
ALLAN FELIX
NANCY
BOGEY
DICK CHRISTIE
LINDA CHRISTIE
SHARON
SHARON LAKE
GINA
VANESSA
GO-GO GIRL
INTELLECTUAL GIRL
BARBARA
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Cast Attributes

  • Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)

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Woody Allen

Woody Allen, though best known for his films, has also enjoyed a very successful career in theater. His first great success was Don't Drink the Water, which opened in 1968, and ran for 598 performances for ...

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Play It Again, Sam premiered on February 12, 1969 at the Broadhurst Theatre in New York City.

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