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Mere Mortals 3/24 - 4/08
Bennett Hall, 62 Centre Street

Nantucket Theatre Workshop opens its 2017 Season with an evening of One-Act Comedies by the master of timing and language, David Ives.

 

Directed by Jack Bulger, Cynthia Csabay, Emily Glazier, Susan Lucier and Vince Veilleux

Featuring: Caleb Beidelman, Casey Boukus, Jack Bulger, Scott Corry, Lindsey Ireland, Eve Messing, Bill Mogensen, Pam Murphy, Adam Noonan, Peter Sendelbach, AT Wilce, Duncan Will, and Vince Veilleux

An evening of one-act plays, Mere Mortals and Others, opened off-Broadway at Primary Stages in New York, May 13, 1997. The New York Times described it as “a collection of fast and ferociously funny comedies … a madcap evening of one-acts,” and noted that Ives has the “gratifying ability to unharness the intoxicating power of language and at the same time entertain.”

David Ives is an American playwright, screenwriter, and novelist that is best known for his short plays, writing verse adaptations of 17th century plays, and musicals adaptations for the New York City Center Encores! series. The New York Times has referred to him as “the maestro of the short form.”

“Ever since his wildly popular compendium of comedic playlets, All In the Timing, David Ives has attracted a following of audiences smitten with his dizzying sendups of famous and ordinary mortals.” -Curtain Up

“David Ives has devised a new batch of one-acters that offers an abundance of absurdities, played with freewheeling spunk.” -Variety

Warning: This program contains infrequent coarse language and contains material parents may find unsuitable for children. For mature audiences only.

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