Drama

Romance

Show - Drama

Aurora Theatre
  • Tue 18-11-2014 7:30 PM - 1 h 30 m
  • Wed 19-11-2014 7:30 PM - 1 h 30 m
  • Thu 20-11-2014 7:30 PM - 1 h 30 m
  • Fri 21-11-2014 7:30 PM - 1 h 30 m
  • Sat 22-11-2014 7:30 PM - 1 h 30 m

Fringe Underground

$250;$220(M);$200(S,SC,D)

In English

Tickets

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Synopsis

In this uproarious, take-no-prisoners courtroom comedy, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet gleefully lampoons everyone from lawyers and judges to Arabs and Jews, to gays and chiropractors.  It’s hay fever season, and in a courtroom the judge is popping antihistamines.  He listens to the testimony of a Jewish chiropractor who, according to his (anti-Semitic) attorney, is a liar.  The prosecutor, a homosexual, is having a domestic squabble with his lover, who shows up crying in court.  And all the while, a Middle East peace conference is taking place.  David Mamet creates a world in microcosm in which shameless fawning, petty prejudices and sheer caprice hold sway, and the noble apparatus of law and order degenerates into riotous profanity.

 

Not suitable for people under 16 years of age


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