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The Understudy

— Julie White stars in the New York premiere of Theresa Rebeck's new play.


This biting comedy takes place behind the scenes during the Broadway run of a long lost Kafka play, introducing a cast of characters including a star who doesn’t understand the play, a disgruntled stage manager, a stoner set technician and an understudy trapped in a thankless job amidst all the comic chaos.

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One part behind-the-scenes comedy, one part valentine to the theater, The Understudy is a ridiculous comic romp through the inner workings of the less-than-glamorous side of Broadway. In a breezy 90 minutes, the performers run the Rialto lovingly through the ringer, throwing playwright Theresa Rebeck’s ...

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