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A Thousand Clowns

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Synopsis

This benchmark of Broadway comedy produced one of the theatre’s most beloved roles: unconventional Murray, uncle to precocious nephew, Nick. Tired of writing cheap comedy gags for “Chipper the Chipmunk”, a children’s television star, Murray finds himself unemployed with plenty of free time with which to pursue his…pursuits. Lectured by his conventional brother Arnold and hounded by “the system”, Murray is paid a visit by bickering, uptight social workers, Sandra and Albert, and finds himself solving their problems as well as most of his own.

Character Breakdown

Murray Burns (M)
Nick Burns (M)
Sandra Markowitz (F)
Albert Amundson (M)
Arnold Burns (M)
Leo Herman (M)