The Underpants

A Play by Carl Sternheim
Author(s): Steve Martin
Genre: Drama
Original Publish Date: Aug 04, 2015
Product Number: EB00614319
Released: Aug 04, 2015
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780316348386
Publisher: Hachette Books
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Theobald Maske has an unusual problem: his wife's underpants won't stay on. One Sunday morning they fall to her ankles right in the middle of town--a public scandal! Mortified, Theo swears to keep her at home until she can find some less unruly undies. Amid this chaos he's trying to rent a room in their flat. The prospective lodgers have some underlying surprises of their own. In The Underpants, Steve Martin brings his comic genius and sophisticated literary style to Carl Sternheim's classic 1910 farce, Die Hose. His hilarious new version was staged by Artistic Director Barry Edelstein, and opened in March '02 on Off-Broadway to critical acclaim.

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