The Mystery of Irma Vep - A Penny Dreadful

The Mystery of Irma Vep - A Penny Dreadful

by: Charles Ludlam

by: Charles Ludlam

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The Mystery of Irma Vep - A Penny Dreadful

The Mystery of Irma Vep - A Penny Dreadful

by: Charles Ludlam

by: Charles Ludlam

Overview

This definitive spoof of Gothic melodramas, recently revived Off-Broadway to raves, is a quick change marathon in which two actors play all the roles. A sympathetic werewolf, a vampire and an Egyptian princess brought to life when her tomb is opened make this a comedy that has everything.

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Details

  • Genre: Period, Parody / Spoof
  • Time Period: 1930s, 1920s
  • Cast Attributes: Expandable casting
  • Target Audience: Adult, Senior, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

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Charles Ludlam

Charles Ludlam (1943-1987) grew up in Queens, New York, just a few subway stops from Greenwich Village, and the heart of Gay America. At twenty-four, he founded the Ridiculous Theatrical Company, where he wrote, directed and performed in almost every production for the next two decades, often with Ever ...

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