A deity known as the Voice keeps putting Albert down, but the play also gives today’s atheists and agnostics a devil incarnate to believe in and battle. The message of this little psychological gem is both pessimistic and spirit-affirming.
The love of a good woman may help Albert learn who he really is, but Mr Much hasn’t gone anywhere, and he doesn’t like happy endings.” —Anita Gates, New York Times“Yukich’s labyrinthian language is joyous.” —L A Weekly“American Midget is a highly theatrical and hard-edged satire about the powers of society to control individual truth and freedom.
INDOOR/OUTDOOR is an allegory about the difficulties and joys of all manner of relationships.
Recently deceased lawyer and all-around schlemiel Simon Ackerman suddenly finds himself desperate to get into Hell, which, God forbid, turns out to be the better place to both visit and spend eternity.
We see him at 13 when neither basketball team captain wants him on their side. As a responsible adult, Albert seeks psychiatric help. Their hands are too small.’ Attending art school anyway, Albert finds a teacher who instructs her class to make work suitable for aliens.
When will our hero recognize that he is surrounded by idiots?
It is a story that catches you unawares and will have you philosophizing afterwards.” —Fringe Review Amsterdam“Yukich’s script is darkly comic, and very enjoyable.” —Broadwayworld.com“American Midget delivers in a giant way.
It is very seldom that a show will keep you guessing until the very end. This show is smart, funny, audacious, mischievous and dark without being mean spirited, another refreshing quality.” —L A Splash Magazine If original stage producers credits appear in bold below, all licensees are required to include them in the following form on the title page in all programs distributed in connection with performances of the Play and in all advertising in which the full cast appears in size of type not less than ten percent (10%) of the size of the title of the Play: A satirical piece which turns its sharp eye on political correctness, office politics, sexual harassment, religious persuasions, and societal and cultural norms.
Suddenly Samantha begins to wonder whether she's an indoor or an outdoor cat.As the ghost continues his visitations, his reasons for the haunting are gradually revealed, and not only Lolly but even Eleanor and Mr Butts begin to fall under his spell, the surprising consequences of which may just land all three of them in jail in this delightful and otherworldly romantic comedy. Troubled lovers, Roger and Susan, visit rural Vermont to work on their relationship.Possession by aliens was not on their list of problems … Three years after Josie’s mother died, no one expects her to telephone from a bus station in North Dakota.The actors don’t know which role they’ll play until the audience decides for them at each performance.
The actors forge their own unique interpretations in any one of the 40,320 possible casting combinations that could confront them, creating a unique and hilarious interpretation of the show every night. Described by The Chicago Sun-Times as “a deft little romantic screwball comedy with a very brainy twist.
But soon Samantha realizes that Shuman doesn't always seem to understand her.