Categories: Comedy, Local. From Jim Farmer Productions. Written by Jm Farmer.
FROM THE ARTIST:
We are happy to announce the World Premiere of Jim Farmer’s new Play “A Brandy Before Dying” at this seasons FringeNYC festival, August 2016.
“Brandy’ is a British drawing room murder mystery comedy, a tale in which two identical twin brothers, one very, very rich and one very, very poor, vie for the same woman’s affections. A murder ensues.
Jim Farmer is a Playwright/Director living and working in New York City. Plays written, produced and directed by Jim include:, "Frontier Halloween", "Pistols and Stamens", "The Savage Routine of Living", "We Never Learn", "Yonder Window Breaks", "I've Been Drunk for Three Weeks and I Have a Gun", "Morning Milking, Evening Milking" and "The Supper Club of Lost Causes" and “When Existential Things Happen to Good People”.
His stellar cast includes: Sean Gavigan (Patsy Lawncock), Penny Balfour (Clarissa Lawncock) Brandi Nicole Wilson (Jenine/Gwen Fra’ Diavlo) and Doug Rossi (Roger Lawncock)
See it if You like fresh, at times witty dialogue, and if you haven't already overdosed on this kind of play.
Don't see it if You have another option.
See it if you want to see a play full of random one-liner jokes that come out of nowhere.
Don't see it if you want to see something better at the Fringe Festival. This play ran rather long and was not that appealing. I give it a C- grade.
See it if you love goofy murder mysteries and clever English humor. There is a joke almost every other line and you'll be laughing all throughout -
Don't see it if you find Ab Fab annoying.
See it if you like your humor extremely broad and farcical, with British accents and painfully lame puns.
Don't see it if you abhor sophomoric humor that is very silly, exaggerated and based mostly on trite one-liners and sight gags.
See it if A great work-in-progress satirizing British drawing room murder mysteries. You need to be tolerant of a show needing some edits
Don't see it if You are expecting a finished product
See it if you're looking for theatre that is fresh, funny and original. Jim Farmer's work is always a treat and is unlike anyone else's.
Don't see it if can't think of a reason why you wouldn't want to see this and experience a refreshing evening at the theatre.
See it if You love comedy where every other line is a joke and want to spend an engaging 80 minutes. The writing is sharp and the acting is superb!
Don't see it if You have no sense of humor.