The Play

Laughter on the 23rd Floor by Neil Simon

The Director

Michele Shapero

The Story

Television comedians appear to be funny. But the real humor comes from the guys (and gals) in the writers’ room, a collection of dissatisfied, disgruntled, dyspeptic lunatics who just can’t help but find humor in the strangest places. Neil Simon began his career as a writer on network TV for one of America’s legendary comedians. And in this thinly disguised memoir of that experience, he lets us in on the inner workings of television humor. Sometimes humorous. Sometimes crazy. But always entertaining. Meet some of the characters:

The Cast



This play makes good use of bad language.

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