The Artificial Jungle

$52.25

Beginning May 27th, TBTB will present the first New York revival of the Charles Ludlam classic, The Artificial Jungle. Ludlam founded the Ridiculous Theatrical Company 50 years ago and we are proud to present this hilarious comedy under the direction of the brilliant Everett Quinton, Ludlam’s partner and successor. An amalgam of sultry film noir and Zola’s Therese Raquin, The Artificial Jungle will keep you laughing all night long. The Artificial Jungle will be presented at the Clurman Theatre at Theatre Row. To purchase tickets click the button below.

Schedule

Running Time: Two hours, with one intermission

Clurman Theater

(New York, NY)
410 West 42nd Street
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018
This fall, Hell in a Handbag Productions is thrilled to explore THE ARTIFICIAL JUNGLE, the final play by the legendary master of camp, Charles Ludlam. Who better to direct this criminal tale of lust and murder than Hell in a Handbag's longtime partner in crime, Shade Murray of A Red Orchid Theatre. The Handbag production marks the first time in over 25 years this campy classic has been performed in Chicago.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014
Summer may be ending, but Town Players keeps the mood light and fun with its production THE ARTIFICIAL JUNGLE by Charles Ludlam, opening tonight, September 5.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018
This fall, Hell in a Handbag Productions is thrilled to explore THE ARTIFICIAL JUNGLE, the final play by the legendary master of camp, Charles Ludlam. Who better to direct this criminal tale of lust and murder than Hell in a Handbag's longtime partner in crime, Shade Murray of A Red Orchid Theatre. The Handbag production marks the first time in over 25 years this campy classic has been performed in Chicago.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017
CONQUEST OF THE UNIVERSE OR WHEN QUEENS COLLIDE which marked the birth of the The Ridiculous Theatrical Company, co-founded by the late groundbreaking playwright and performer Charles Ludlam in 1967 will return on the occasion of the play and the company's 50th anniversary with a production, starring and directed by Everett Quinton, a long-standing member of RTC who assumed leadership as Artistic Director when Mr. Ludlam died 30 years ago, in 1987.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018
This fall, Hell in a Handbag Productions is thrilled to explore THE ARTIFICIAL JUNGLE, the final play by the legendary master of camp, Charles Ludlam. Who better to direct this criminal tale of lust and murder than Hell in a Handbag's longtime partner in crime, Shade Murray of A Red Orchid Theatre. 
by Cindy Cardozo - Sep 11, 2014
More than a lighthearted comedy, this silly and irreverent homage to classic film noir will leave you laughing in the aisles.
by Misha Davenport - Oct 9, 2018
BWW REVIEW: Unrestrained Laughter in THE ARTIFICIAL JUNGLE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2011
Literature's favorite quirky inquisitor is infused with the spirit of a crotchety Ebenezer Scrooge in an unusual holiday show crafted by Seattle veteran playwright John Longenbaugh.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2011
Rep Stage, the professional Equity theatre in residence at Howard Community College (HCC), continues its inaugural Salon Series just in time for Halloween, with actor, director and nationally recognized Edgar Allan Poe interpreter Tony Tsendeas in 'The Poe Show.'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
Following over two months of weekly staged readings of developing and classic plays, The Circle Series announces their first staged reading of a musical.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2011
La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club has announced that the New York premiere of Now the Cats With Jewelled Claws by Tennessee Williams and directed by Jonathan Warman, will begin performances Thursday, October 27, at 10pm, at The Club at La MaMa, (74A E 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2011
La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club has announced that the New York premiere of Now the Cats With Jewelled Claws by Tennessee Williams and directed by Jonathan Warman, will begin performances Thursday, October 27, at 10pm, at The Club at La MaMa, (74A E 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2011
Rep Stage, the professional Equity theatre in residence at Howard Community College (HCC), continues its inaugural Salon Series just in time for Halloween, with actor, director and nationally recognized Edgar Allan Poe interpreter Tony Tsendeas in 'The Poe Show.'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2011
La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club has announced that the New York premiere of Now the Cats With Jewelled Claws by Tennessee Williams and directed by Jonathan Warman, will begin performances Thursday, October 27, at 10pm, at The Club at La MaMa, (74A E 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2012
After directing 50 productions in almost 20 years Jon Kretzu leaves his post as Associate Artistic Director at Artists Repertory Theatre. Working side-by-side with Artistic Director Allen Nause, who retires at the end of this season, Kretzu has made great contributions to the mission of Artists Rep both as a play director and in his artistic administrative role.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2011
Literature's favorite quirky inquisitor is infused with the spirit of a crotchety Ebenezer Scrooge in an unusual holiday show crafted by Seattle veteran playwright John Longenbaugh.
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017
Theater Breaking Through Barriers celebrates the 50th anniversary of The Ridiculous Theatrical Company with the first Off-Broadway revival of THE ARTIFICIAL JUNGLE by Charles Ludlam. It is directed by Everett Quinton, who co-starred in the 1986 premiere and was the Artistic Director of The Ridiculous from 1987-1997. Performances run through July 1 at Theatre Row's Clurman Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by - May 27, 2017
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/27/2017.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2011
Artists Rep is pleased to present the World Premiere of Richard Kramer's striking new adaptation of one of literature's most-read and referenced plays, The Cherry Orchard. Peer into an avant-garde interpretation of this classic Chekhov story that takes on a magical quality as a family grapples with the impending foreclosure of their estate. The production will close on May 22, 2011.
by - May 20, 2017
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/20/2017.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2011
Artists Rep is pleased to present the World Premiere of Richard Kramer's striking new adaptation of one of literature's most-read and referenced plays, The Cherry Orchard. Peer into an avant-garde interpretation of this classic Chekhov story that takes on a magical quality as a family grapples with the impending foreclosure of their estate.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2011
Vampires, and mummies, and werewolves...oh my! Back by popular demand, Arizona Theatre Company promises an evening of outrageous fun and wonderful entertainment with the hilarious quick-change horror spoof THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP as the grand finale of its 2010-2011 Season.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2018
The time has come for the 63rd Annual Drama Desk Awards, hosted by Michael Urie, June 3 (8:00 PM) at The Town Hall in Manhattan.
by - Jun 3, 2017
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 6/3/2017.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018
Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to announce casting for THE ARTIFICIAL JUNGLE, the final play by the legendary master of camp, Charles Ludlam.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014
The Peccadillo Theater Company presents Penguin Rep's production of DROP DEAD PERFECT, a new comedy starring the legendary Everett Quinton at the Theatre at St. Clements (423 W 46th St - between 9th and 10th Avenue) beginning Tuesday, July 15th, with opening set for Sunday, July 20th at 7PM.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2014
The Peccadillo Theater Company presents Penguin Rep's production of DROP DEAD PERFECT, a new comedy starring the legendary Everett Quinton at the Theatre at St. Clements (423 W 46th St - between 9th and 10th Avenue), which began previews Tuesday, July 15th. The comedy will open tonight, July 20th at 7PM.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018
The Green Room 42, Broadway's newest urban entertainment cabaret club, presents A Night on the Town: A Benefit Cabaret on July 22nd at 9:30pm. Join the cast of Waxler Productions' On the Town as they belt out classic and contemporary Broadway tunes. Performers from the casts of Broadway hits like Disaster!, Book of Mormon, and Wicked join the ensemble in a night to benefit the inaugural production.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014
The Peccadillo Theater Company presents Penguin Rep's production of DROP DEAD PERFECT, a new comedy starring the legendary Everett Quinton at the Theatre at St. Clements (423 W 46th St - between 9th and 10th Avenue) beginning tonight, July 15th, with opening set for Sunday, July 20th at 7PM.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014
The Peccadillo Theater Company presents Penguin Rep's production of DROP DEAD PERFECT, a new comedy starring the legendary Everett Quinton at the Theatre at St. Clements (423 W 46th St - between 9th and 10th Avenue), which begins previews Tuesday, July 15th. The comedy will open Sunday, July 20th at 7PM. Written by Erasmus Fenn and directed by Joe Brancato, DROP DEAD PERFECT is laced with double-entendres and allusions to 1950s television and Hollywood melodramas. With adult language and situations, this outlandish production is recommended for adults only -- particularly those with a slightly twisted sense of humor.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2012
The last two shows of Artists Rep's 2011/12 season, Race by David Mamet and Next to Normal by Brian Yorkey, music by Tom Kitt, will switch start dates. This change will allow Associate Artistic Director Jon Kretzu to direct the Broadway-bound It Shoulda Been You by Brian Hargrove, music by Barbara Anselmi, at the Village Theatre near Seattle, where it has its final production before its Broadway premiere this Fall. The show was produced at the George Street Playhouse in New Jersey last Fall and was directed by David Hyde Pierce.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019
Following the success of her Sense and Sensibility at the Folger Theatre in 2016, Wall Street Journal's Playwright of the Year 2017 Kate Hamill, returns to D.C. with her adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's classic novel Vanity Fair. Hamill's vibrant and colorful tale about society's foibles is a co-production with San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater. Directed by Jessica Stone and featuring Rebekah Brockman as Becky Sharp, the production will run at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street, NW) from February 26 through March 31, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017
Celebrated actor/director/playwright Austin Pendleton* (Bway: Fiddler on the Roof, Diary of Anne Frank; Grand Hotel; Film: 'A Beautiful Mind,' 'Finding Nemo,' 'Finding Dory') stars in House Red Theatre Company's inaugural production of Consider the Lilies by Stuart Fail.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2011
Rep Stage, the professional Equity theatre in residence at Howard Community College (HCC), continues its 18th season with Heather McDonald's 'An Almost Holy Picture,' directed by Tony Tsendeas and featuring Michael Stebbins, Rep Stage's producing artistic director. Freely drawn from Pamela Ward's story 'The Hairy Little Girl,' 'An Almost Holy Picture' follows the odyssey of former minister Samuel Gentle as he travels from Massachusetts to New Mexico - and from despair to triumph - heeding a mysterious voice. 'An Almost Holy Picture' opens February 2 and runs through February 20, 2011 in the Studio Theatre of the Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center (HVPA) on the HCC campus. For tickets and additional information, visit www.repstage.org.A post-show reception follows the Saturday, February 5 evening performance and free post-show discussions follow the February 11 and 18 performances.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018
Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to announce its 2018 season, kicking off this spring with a revival of its 2013 hit L'IMITATION OF LIFE, a dead on parody of the 1959 film Imitation of Life about race, mothers and daughters - and looking fabulous! Adapted by Ricky Graham and Running with Scissors and directed by ensemble member Stevie Love, ensemble member Ed Jones and Robert Williams reprise their roles as Lana Turner and Annie Johnson.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017
In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel, one of Tennessee Williams lesser known works plays for a limited run at 292 Theatre on The Lower East Side. The production was recently produced at the 2016 Tennessee Williams Theatre Festival in Provincetown, Massachusetts where it played to sold-out houses. Legendary New York actor/writer/director, Everett Quinton who is best known for his work with Ridiculous Theatrical Company, directs.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2011
Literature's favorite quirky inquisitor is infused with the spirit of a crotchety Ebenezer Scrooge in an unusual holiday show crafted by Seattle veteran playwright John Longenbaugh.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016
Celebrated actor/director/playwright Austin Pendleton* (Bway: Fiddler on the Roof, Diary of Anne Frank; Grand Hotel; Film: 'A Beautiful Mind,' 'Finding Nemo,' 'Finding Dory') stars in House Red Theatre Company's inaugural production of Consider the Lilies by Stuart Fail.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2013
Penguin Rep Theatre presents the world premiere of Drop Dead Perfect, a new comedy by Erasmus Fenn, directed by Penguin Rep founder and Artistic Director Joe Brancato, and starring Drama Desk Award winner and legendary Ridiculous Theatrical Company veteran Everett Quinton, beginning tonight, August 9 in Stony Point (Rockland County), New York.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2014
Summer may be ending, but Town Players keeps the mood light and fun with its production THE ARTIFICIAL JUNGLE by Charles Ludlam, opening September 5.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018
This fall, Hell in a Handbag Productions is thrilled to explore THE ARTIFICIAL JUNGLE, the final play by the legendary master of camp, Charles Ludlam. Who better to direct this criminal tale of lust and murder than Hell in a Handbag's longtime partner in crime, Shade Murray of A Red Orchid Theatre. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016
Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival (TW Festival) Curator David Kaplan said today that he was 'always proud when ongoing relationships with artists who have been part of our Festival evolve into exciting new productions for us. We're thrilled that three actors are returning this year with a project they've suggested for our theme Beyond Success:  Tennessee Williams and Eugene O'Neill in performance from Sept. 22 - 25.'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2011
Vampires, and mummies, and werewolves...oh my! Back by popular demand, Arizona Theatre Company promises an evening of outrageous fun and wonderful entertainment with the hilarious quick-change horror spoof THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP as the grand finale of its 2010-2011 Season.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018
In the past few weeks, we've watched the nominations roll in. Today the final crop of nominees have been revealed, all leading to next week's ultimate announcement- the 2018 Tony nominations.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017
Theater Breaking Through Barriers, who scored a hit last summer with Samuel D. Hunter's The Healing, celebrates the 50th anniversary of The Ridiculous Theatrical Company with the first Off-Broadway revival of THE ARTIFICIAL JUNGLE by Charles Ludlam.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2019
Chicago's geriatric "Fab Four" return in Hell in a Handbag Productions' THE GOLDEN GIRLS: The Lost Episodes - Vol. 3! Join Dorothy, Rose, Blanche, Sophia and their whacky friends and relatives for all new adventures.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2011
Artists Rep is pleased to present the World Premiere of Richard Kramer's striking new adaptation of one of literature's most-read and referenced plays, The Cherry Orchard. Peer into an avant-garde interpretation of this classic Chekhov story that takes on a magical quality as a family grapples with the impending foreclosure of their estate.