Posts Tagged:Ray Ficca

Keegan Theatre Presents DC Premiere of UNNECESSARY FARCE

January 4, 2018: The Keegan Theatre opens 2018 with the Washington, DC premiere of Paul Slade Smith’s award-winning stage comedy, UNNECESSARY FARCE. Opening on January 23, this delightfully hilarious comedy is directed by Ray Ficca and features actors Jon Townson, Noah Shaefer, Mario Baldessari, Karen Novack, Emily Levey, Jenna Lawrence, and Christopher Herring. Ray Ficca most recently appeared

Washingtonian: Laughter on the 23rd Floor

Decades before Saturday Night Live, Caesar and company were inventing political sketch comedy. The writers faced network pressures to dumb down the show, as well as a growing right-wing political climate fueled by Senator Joe McCarthy. Laughter on the 23rd Floor is based on Simon’s 30 Rock–esque experiences on the show.

Washington City Paper: Laughter on the 23rd Floor

An extended act of hero worship masquerading as a laff riot, Neil Simon’s Laughter on the 23rd Floor is filled with one-liners, peopled entirely by folks who either write or want to write jokes…

ShowBizRadio: Laughter on the 23rd Floor

It will undoubtedly make you laugh–and also think a little, too. The production has that certain “I don’t know what” about it that one always hopes to have at the theatre.



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