One Man, Two Guvnors: Director Interview

Today's the day: tickets are officially on sale for our season opener, One Man, Two Guvnors! Richard Bean's hilarious farce will open in just one month and we are so excited to finally bring this play to our stage. Obviously, rehearsals are well underway, but I was fortunate to steal a little bit of the director's time so that we could discuss everything you need to know about this show! But first, a little refresher! Most of you already know Keith Zagorski, the director of One Man, Two Guvnors. He was the long-time president of the Bobcat Players and is our current vice president. He most recently directed Something to Hide and was last seen on our stage in Red Herring. What you may not kno

One Man, Two Guvnors: A History

Our upcoming show, One Man, Two Guvnors, is the probably the most recognizable title in our 2020 season--and we've just been dying to bring it to our stage! And while all of the shows in our season have been written pretty recently, Richard Bean's hilarious farce has much older origins than any other show this season. For One Man, Two Guvnors, Bean adapted and updated the 1743 commedia dell'arte Italian comedy Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni. So what, you may ask, is commedia dell'arte? While commedia dell'arte literally translates to professional theatre, it also refers to a form of theatre with conventional plot lines, stock characters, and song. Set in Brighton in 1963, One Man, T

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