A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center of New York City

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center of New York City

by Halley Feiffer
Mar 8 2018 to Apr 1 2018

A slouchy, foul-mouthed young comedian and an overwhelmed middle-aged man embroiled in a nasty divorce are unexpectedly brought together when their cancer-stricken mothers become roommates in the hospital. Tensions rise and gauntlets are thrown, but appearances may be deceiving. Through confessions, fights, and uproariously inappropriate jokes, these two unwittingly invest in each other and help to pick up the pieces of their broken lives. A boisterously brazen story of the strength it takes to learn to laugh through pain.

NOTE: this play contains strong language and adult situations. Recommended for mature audiences only.

“A play that is as deeply felt as its name is long.” - The New York Times

Thomas Ward

Work at Stage West includes:  Carlino in Wait Until Dark, Tim in International Falls, Harry Percy in The Explorers Club, Willis in Talking Pictures.

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