First Run Theatre


The Bogus Bride

James Fisher

directed by
Nancy Larsen

February 11-27, 2000

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James Fisher's hilarious farce straight out of 16th century Italian commedia dell'arte. You'll find the characters audiences having been laughing at for over two thousand years, from ancient Rome to A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.

Playwright James Fisher has directed over 140 productions around the United States. He wrote The Bogus Bride in 1982 and staged it at Wabash College, where he is Professor of Theater, with his students; subsequently the play has had numerous college productions leading to this first professional staging. Fisher, also an actor, has authored four books, held several research fellowships, and published articles and reviews in numerous periodicals. He edits The Puppetry Yearbook and is book review editor for the Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism. Fisher is 1999-2000 McLain-McTurnan-Arnold Research Scholar at Wabash, and he was named "Indiana Theatre Person of the Year" by the Indiana Theatre Association in 1996 following his direction of an acclaimed and controversial production of Tony Kushner's Pulitzer Prize-winning Angels in America at Wabash. Fisher is currently completing a book on Kushner's oeuvre, as well as one on Edward Gordon Craig's early theatrical productions.

Director Nancy Larsen is a cofounder of the Berkeley Repertory Theatre.

Scenic Design
Tim Golebiewski
Costume Design
Asiel Kneeland
Lighting Design
Eun Chi Oh
Stage Manager
Fred Velez
Fight Choreography
J. David Brimmer
Rosemary Birardi
Bob Lepre


Onyemaechi Aharanwa
Dawn Vanessa Brown*
Robert Carol
Glen Charlow*
Ken Glickfeld*
Paula Hart
Catherine Ingman
Dan Jacoby*
Brett Kuhne*
Amy Lee Pearsall
John Socas*
Stephanie Stone
James Wisniewski*

* Member, Actors' Equity Association

Performances: Wed-Sat @ 8:00, Sat @ 2:00, Sun @ 3:00

At the Phil Bosakowski Theatre
354 W. 45th St. (between 8th & 9th Aves.)
New York City

Tickets $12 ($10 students/senior citizens) (tdf/v)

An Equity Approved Showcase

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