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Coyote StageWorks: The Understudy
Coyote StageWorks: The Understudy

THE UNDERSTUDY

by Theresa Rebeck 

 

Directed by Chuck Yates

 

November 2ndthrough November 11th, 2018

 

A smash hit Off-Broadway, The Understudy is the hilarious comedy from Pulitzer Prize nominee Theresa Rebeck (Seminar, Bad Dates, Mauritius and TV’s SMASH), one of the most produced female playwrights in America.  When a smug Hollywood action star lands a prestigious role in Franz Kafka’s newly discovered play on Broadway, things couldn’t be better…until he meets his understudy.  Can a love-sick, charmingly ditzy stage manager prevent a battle royale from developing between the two rivalactors?  Will the show go on?  Spirited and laugh-out-loud funny, The Understudy places the backstage friction of a frenzied rehearsal center stage with vivacious satire and Kafkaesque theatrics.

 

“A masterpiece of comic clockwork, raucously funny!”
- The Wall Street Journal

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