SEARCH

Comedy 101

TICKETS $40.00; $30.00 previews

BUY TICKETSCHECK FOR DISCOUNTS
John Houseman Theater
450 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036
Click for map and directions

SCHEDULE

Sun
Apr 20
Mon
Apr 21
Tue
Apr 22
Wed
Apr 23
Thu
Apr 24
Fri
Apr 25
Sat
Apr 26
View Full Schedule

WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Homemade Productions presents Comedy 101, written by Mitch Hogue, and starring Mr. Hogue and his daughter Jennifer. Kim Doi directs for Homemade Productions. Comedy 101 is set up as a college course in humor, with the audience as the students. Stodgy middle-aged professor Frank Ridins teaches an introductory college class on the principles, theory and history of comedy. On the first day of the semester, he is giving a lecture on the various aspects of the singular human expression of laughter to the assembled students (the audience). His presentation of dry academic material is continually being disrupted by the antics, jokes and irreverent behavior of his young teacher's assistant, Miss Nomer, a master's candidate earning credits toward her degree, who attempts to inject some humor into the proceedings. The show explores the age-old question of "What Is Laughter?" Topics explored - and demonstrated - include "The Phonetics of Laughter", "Laughter and Intoxication", and "Do Other Animals Laugh?"

NEWS

By providing information about entertainment and cultural events on this site, TheaterMania.com shall not be deemed to endorse,
recommend, approve and/or guarantee such events, or any facts, views, advice and/or information contained therein.

©1999-2014 TheaterMania.com, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Terms of Use & Privacy Policy