Shorter, Faster, Funnier: Comic Plays and Monologues (Paperback)
Comic Plays and Monologues
Vintage Books, 9780307476647, 530pp.
Publication Date: May 3, 2011
This cornucopia of comedy showcases works by major playwrights and emerging young writers, with casts of all sizes and diverse and challenging roles for actors of every age and type. You ll discover such colorful characters as a businessman free-falling from a plane, an embittered sword swallower, a punkish girl skateboarder, and retirees in post-apocalyptic Siberia, alongside plays that unleash the humor in high school reunions, alien invasions, office cubicle farms, and even post-Katrina New Orleans. Perfect for actors, students, theater lovers, and comedy fans, Shorter, Faster, Funnier covers the spectrum of humor, from slyly witty to over-the-top outrageous.
Rob Ackerman Billy Aronson John Augustine Pete Barry Dan Berkowitz Adam Bock Eric Coble Philip Dawkins Anton Dudley Christopher Durang Liz Ellison Halley Feiffer Peter Handy Jeffrey Hatcher Amy Herzog Mikhail Horowitz David Ives Caleen Sinnette Jennings Ean Miles Kessler Dan Kois Eric Lane Drew Larimore Warren Leight Mark Harvey Levine Elizabeth Meriwether Michael Mitnick Megan Mostyn-Brown Mark O Donnell Nicole Quinn Wayne Rawley Theresa Rebeck Jacqueline Reingold Laura Shaine Nina Shengold Jane Shepard Edwin Sanchez Samara Siskind Daryl Watson Barbara Wiechmann Mary Louise Wilson Garth Wingfield Gary Winter Elizabeth Wong Dana Yeaton