Laughter on the 23rd Floor in Auburn

Directed by Bryan Allen Jones in his 2nd play since receiving a 2005SALT Award Nomination for Director of the Year of a Play.Produced by Jamie Bruno, the play runs April 11-20, Friday & Saturday7:30pm, Sunday 2:00pm at the Irene A. Bisgrove Community Theatre atCayuga Community College on Franklin St.This Broadway hit is a homage to the author’s early days in showbizwhen he worked as a junior jokesmith for Sid Caesar’s Your Show ofShows. He was stuck in a room with a bunch of the looniest comedywriters ever, who grew up to be the likes of Mel Brooks, Larry Gelbartand others. The play is a memoir told by Neil Simon’s alter ego, Lucas.As the writers try to top each other with gags while competing for theattention of head madman Max Prince (the Sid Caesar character), Maxcontends with the NBC brass who fear his humor is too sophisticated formiddle America.Come see “One of [Simon’s] funniest….Old style comedy: fast andfurious.”The first-rate veteran cast members are Bob Frame, Tom Hoey, JoelWeirick, Ted Davenport, Sam Tamburo, Jamie Bruno, Michaela Oney, SimonMoody, & Carole Estabrook.Ticket prices are $12 adult, $10 senior & student, groups of 10 or moreget $2 off.For more information & tickets, please call (315) 406-7435.

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