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Woody Allen

Three of Hollywood’s most respected writers, Woody Allen, Ethan Coen and Elaine May have made the transition from screenwriter to playwright this fall. Each wrote a comedic one-act play for “Relatively Speaking,” a three-part show.

The show is described as a “one-of-a-kind Broadway experience.” Each act focuses on some aspect of family life and issues. The show stars Julie Kavner, Steve Guttenberg, Mark Linn-Baker and Marlo Thomas in a 15-person cast.

Ethan Coen’s “Talking Cure” uniquely takes on familial insanity. Elaine May’s “George Is Dead” explores the comedic side of death and grief, while Woody Allen’s “Honeymoon Motel” looks at a wedding night in classic Woody Allen fashion.

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