Twice the Usual Number of Suspects

Twice the Usual Number of Suspects

by: Thomas Hischak

by: Thomas Hischak

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Twice the Usual Number of Suspects

Twice the Usual Number of Suspects

by: Thomas Hischak

by: Thomas Hischak

Overview

A movie double bill for the theatre! Two classics are given a delightful twist in this evening of farce with a large and flexible cast. Shakespeare, Sophocles, Humphrey Bogart, and the Marx Brothers all collide in this daffy entertainment. Each play can also be produced on its own, making a one-act comedy ideal for contest use.

Collection includes:
Richard Blaine, The Merchant Of Morocco or, If Shakespeare Had Written Casablanca
and Cocoanut Soup At The Palace or, If the Marx Brothers Had Performed "Oedipus The King"

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Keywords

Betrayal, Death, Love

Details

  • Genre: Farce, Adaptations (Literature), Adaptations (Stage & Screen), Period, Parody / Spoof
  • Time Period: Present Day, 1940s / WWII, 16th Century / Elizabethan, Greek; Roman & Biblical
  • Cast Attributes: Ensemble cast, Non-Traditional casting, Reduced casting (Doubling Possible), Expandable casting, Flexible casting, Multicultural casting, Room for Extras
  • Target Audience: Adult, Senior, Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13), Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Authors

Thomas Hischak

Thomas Hischak is an internationally recognized author and teacher in the Performing Arts. He is the author of over forty published plays which are performed in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, and Australia. His playwriting awards include the Stanley Drama Award (New York City) for Cold War Comedy and the Jul ...

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