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"I love this story!" exclaims Rosanne Barr. "It's the ultimate comedian story! It's so vile and hideous I just love it!" Did Jerry Lewis, King of the Pratfalls, fake his collapse to get out of his obligations? Ten years later, renowned Comedian Steven Alan Green is still searching for the answer in this serio-comic tale of friendship and betrayal, fame and perception of fame. Green booked Jerry Lewis for High On Laughter, a huge comedy charity show at the London Palladium, for Turning Point Scotland, a drug and alcohol charity launched by Princess Diana, that featured 15 top stand-ups from America and the UK and was filmed for broadcast on Bravo. This is his hit London and Edinburgh Festival show of his version of that fateful event. It's a "great backstage showbiz story filled with laughs and many gory Hollywood tales" (Top 5 Pick of the Week, The Guardian). But it is also about friendship. Jerry and Steven were friends. At least that's what Steven thought. And when Jerry Lewis, his childhood idol, nearly dies at the show, Steven learns a truth about himself and the world of show business. Written and Performed by actor/writer/comedian/voice-over artist/producer/director Steven Alan Green (The Tonight Show Starring Jay Leno, Arsenio Hall, Jimmie Walker, Head Writer for Fraser Smith Show, KMET. contributor to Phil Proctor's "Planet Proctor."), founder of The Laughter Foundation, a non-profit that supports comedians, the comedy community, and "the serious world."

Show Details

  • Running Time:1hr 30min
  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:Santa Monica Playhouse, Los Angeles