Greater Tuna

Greater Tuna

by: Ed Howard, Joe Sears, Jaston Williams

by: Ed Howard, Joe Sears, Jaston Williams

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Greater Tuna

Greater Tuna

by: Ed Howard, Joe Sears, Jaston Williams

by: Ed Howard, Joe Sears, Jaston Williams

Overview

The long-running Off Broadway hit features two actors creating the entire population of Tuna in a tour de farce of quick change artistry, changing costumes and characterizations faster than a jack rabbit runs from a coyote. Two actors, twenty characters, and a barrel of laughs, y’all.

Greater Tuna was originally produced in 1981 in Austin, Texas by its authors, Jaston Williams, Joe Sears, and Ed Howard. The play’s stars, Williams and Sears, played all twenty characters, and Howard directed. One year after its premiere, Greater Tuna opened Off Broadway, ran for over a year, and went on to tour major theaters all over America and spots overseas for the next thirty-some years, becoming one of the most produced plays in American theatre history.  

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Details

  • Genre: Not Applicable
  • Time Period: 1980s
  • Cast Attributes: All Male, Cross gender casting, Expandable casting, Flexible casting, Not Applicable
  • Target Audience: Adult, Senior, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Authors

Ed Howard

Ed Howard is the co-author of the plays “Greater Tuna”, “A Tuna Christmas”, “Red, White and Tuna”, “Tuna Do ...

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Joe Sears

Joe Sears

Jaston Williams

Jaston Williams

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