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About this show

A hard-working, wealthy Nebraskan farmer, Carl Goodman, arrives in Los Angeles with his wife, Laura, and their fraternal twin babies, Lucy and Axel. They hope to make their fortune farming oranges, but the evil Chauncey Fairfax sells him a piece of desert after sticking some oranges on cacti. Goodman blows their life savings on the "orchard," understands his mistake and dies from shock. This leaves destitute Laura to endure a series of misfortunes that include self-mutilation and two failed suicide attempts. While mustache-twiddling, leering villains and petticoat damsels-in-distress populate this script, it does touch on such societal concerns as workers' rights, the environment, drug abuse and the often seedy machinations of L.A.'s early film industry. This audience-interactive production is accompanied by pianist David Libby. This show is presented as part of the New York International Fringe Festival. Schedule: Saturday, August 14 at 9:15pm Sunday, August 15 at 2:45pm Friday, August 20 at 3pm Monday, August 23 at 7:45pm Sunday, August 29 at 2:45pm

Show Details

  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:
    Robert Moss Theater at 440 Studios, Off-Off-Broadway

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