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Everything Is Beautiful: You Can't Take It With You by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman

You Can’t Take It With You, which opened on Broadway in a spectacular revival this week, is another ensemble play about a dysfunctional family. Dad assembles fireworks in the basement; Mom writes plays with titles like “sex takes a holiday;” grandpa collects anakes and attends graduations for fun . 139 more words

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“The trouble with Shakespeare is that you never get to sit down unless you’re a king.”
George S. Kaufman

“The only credential the city asked was the boldness to dream. 443 more words

Five Reasons to See 'You Can't Take It With You'

Two of the all-time bestest shows are coming back to Broadway this fall. There’s On The Town, opening later this month (TICKETS PLEASE… 663 more words

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Truth or Fiction?

Memoirs continue to be popular. The best of the lot read like fiction. There’s a beginning, middle, and end, but events are not necessarily presented in chronological order. 317 more words

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There Was Laughter at the Back of the Theater

The home of Martin Vanderhof (James Earl Jones), which is populated by a band of amiable loons, resembles more a hippie commune than a typical ‘thirties household.   463 more words

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Rose Byrne Makes Broadway Debut In Breathless 'You Can't Take It With You'

What becomes a legendary comedy most? Laughs, of course. Oscar Madison saying “F.U. Took me three hours to figure out F.U. was Felix Ungar!” — why, I’ll bet you laughed just remembering the first time you heard that line from… 631 more words

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