No Way to Treat a Lady

No Way to Treat a Lady

by: Douglas J. Cohen

by: Douglas J. Cohen

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No Way to Treat a Lady

No Way to Treat a Lady

by: Douglas J. Cohen

by: Douglas J. Cohen

Overview

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This theatrically charged musical comedy thriller about a publicity crazed actor turned killer and the endearing detective who pursues him is based on the best selling novel that became a renowned movie. It is a devilish blend of humor, romance and murder with four meaty roles, two requiring great versatility: the killer adopts a myriad of disguises including a tango instructor, French waiter, female barfly and priest while one actress plays the detective's mother, the killer's mother and three of his victims.

Douglas J. Cohen is the recepient of the Fred Ebb Award for Musical Theatre Songwriting, two Richard Rodgers Awards, a Jonathan Larson Grant, the Gilman & Gonzalez-Falla Theatre Foundation Award, and the inaugural Noël Coward Prize.  

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Cautions

  • Artboard 3 Gun Shots
  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

Details

  • Genre: Adventure, Adaptations (Stage & Screen), Mystery/Thriller, Romantic Comedy
  • Time Period: 1970s
  • Cast Attributes: Expandable casting, Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle), Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)
  • Target Audience: Adult, Senior, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Authors

Douglas J. Cohen

Douglas Cohen received the 2010 Fred Ebb Award and two Richard Rodgers Awards for NO WAY TO TREAT A LADY 150 productions globally, Off-Broadway productions at Hudson Guild and York Theatre; Ghostlight Records on itunes), and THE GIG (workshops/readings: O’Neill, MTC Stage II, NAMT Festival; productions: Goodspeed, Sacr ...

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