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Colin Quinn: Long Story Short

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Colin Quinn: Long Story Short, Helen Hayes Theatre, NYC Show Poster
Theater
Helen Hayes Theatre

240 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10019

Duration
1 hr. and 15 mins
No Intermission
Important Dates
On Sale
Oct 11, 2010
Preview
Oct 22, 2010
Opening
Nov 09, 2010
Closing
Mar 05, 2011
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A comic look at the rise and fall of the world’s great empires, Long Story Short starts at the beginning. After a quick takedown of cavemen, Quinn moves through Greeks and Romans (smart guys vs. tough guys) and then trudges into the Dark Ages. He targets, among others, Latin America (Maya, Inca, those pesky conquistadors), the Middle East, the tribes of Africa and moves all the way through to the British Empire (with its longstanding crush on France) and us, the Walmart-loving, Snooki-watching American empire we are today.