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'Roll With The Punches' Fringe Fest Hit Comedy


(Photo By Keith Thompsen)

One Part Hitchcock
One Part Monty Python
One Part Charles Bush

Roll With The Punches

The New York Fringe Festival hit
with the original New York City Cast
plays at

The Rising Action Theatre Now- Feb 1.
Performances Wed- Sat at 8 pm;
Sunday at 3 pm 

Roll with the Punches is a comedy inspired by the great Women's Movies of the 1950s. It follows the fortunes of a well-to-do San Francisco family - Dr John Evans, world-famous neurosurgeon and philanderer; his long-suffering wife, Susan, confined to a wheelchair with hysterical paralysis; their children, Millicent, a rude slattern; and Marshall, spinning delicately from the strings of his mother's apron. And of course, their faithful Irish retainer, Nellie.

Dr. John hires a new nanny for the children, the delightfully carnivorous Penelope Raintree. Suddenly Susan must fight for her home and her man. (Too bad she's doing it on wheels from the top of Nob Hill.) When tragedy strikes, Susan's twin sister Sharon comes from London to solve one mystery and reveal an even greater secret.

This New York International Fringe Festival hit was written by Garet Scott and directed by Kevin Thomsen (MTV's Spy Groove, HBO's Quality of Mercy.) It stars David R. Gordon (Making Porn) as John, and Mark Finley as Susan/Sharon, leading the New York cast. Original score is by Emmy-Award-winning composer John Bauers.

Rising Action Theatre is located at
840 E Oakland Park Blvd suite 104

Fort Lauderdale Fl 33334.
Tickets are available at
or by calling 1-800-595-4849.


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