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LOST LAUGHS: The Slapstick Tragedy of Fatty Arbuckle

 

A play about the forgotten story of Fatty Arbuckle, with the comedy of the silent film era center stage.

I’ve been thinking about a Roscoe ‘Fatty’ Arbuckle play for over a decade. This winter, Sean Daniels, Artistic Director at Merrimack Repertory Theatre asked me if I was interested in doing something about Arbuckle for the upcoming season. A couple of weeks later I’d written 20 pages.

For this production I’m collaborating with Neo Futurist Andy Bayiates as co-writer, and Nathan Keepers, Co-Artistic Director of The Moving Company as director.

LOST LAUGHS: The Slapstick Tragedy of Fatty Arbuckle runs February 14-March 11 2018 at MRT.

Tickets can be purchased HERE.