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Ely the reader from getting an emotional connection to the craziness Anyway I would watch this play But that s about it I am a massive play But that s about it I am a massive of Lindsay Abaire s Pulitzer winning play Rabbit Hole and ecided to read his earlier works Fuddy Meers is the third of his early plays that I ve read this year The plot focuses on a middle aged woman named Claire with psychogenic amnesia that is she wakes up each morning with no

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of who is who the people in her life are and what happened in her past This medical condition frames the structure of the entire play as the reader is left to uncover Claire s current and past lives at the same time she Alien Zookeeper's Abduction does We are then uickly introduced to a random set of characters in her life a man who claims to be her husband who may or may not have aark past her 17 year old Tyral (Mated to the Alien, drug addict son a man who claims to be her brother who is half blind and halfeaf her mother who speaks in barely Knocked Up by a Thug discernible English because she recently had a stroke and an escaped convict with a puppet on one hand Like Claire weon t know who to trust what their motives are Nor Why They All why they all to want Claire to come with them Overall this is my least favorite Lindsay Abaire play The characters are all absurdly contrived and it seemed like Lindsay Abaire was throwing every African or American?: Black Identity and Political Activism in New York City, 1784-1861 different attribute he could think of for his characters stroke victim crazy guy with a puppet amnesia secret histories etc I m fine with wholly weird plays but there was no connection with most of these attributes to the rest of the play they are random to be random There was also noepth or emotional core in this play I found this a very shallow read and not nearly as funny or witty as the other three plays by the author that I have read The play is set up so you want to know about Claire and her life but none of it worked for me and for most of it I simply The Logic of Self-Destruction didn t care about Claire or her pastefeating the whole purpose of the play This one is a pass for me A frenetic comedy with some really great roles for character actors I laughed continuously from beginning to endI m not sure exactly what kind of audience it is written for though I could see a college or university audience laughing at a lot of the frank observations of reality the rug humour the sloppy violence and strange puppets But then I could see a very haughty artsy audience getting into the absurdist bizarre elements of the show as well as some of the sharpened humour In the end I think this show would play well in a small off off theatre in an world class urban centre I m not sure it would o well in a small town venue although it would certainly push some boundaries355. By a limping man who claims to be her brother trying to save her from her evil husband They The Alchemy of Opposites drive to the home of her mother who has had a stroke that left her aphasic her attempt to say funny mirrors provides the play's title The ensuing mayhem is botheliriously funny and oddly touchi.
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Fuddy MeersThis is the funniest play I have ever seen I believe it s almost just as good read as seen but you ll have to let me know i m afraid it s hard to get the full effect of the hilarity of Binky the Holy Crap The World is Ending The Anunnaki Chronicles demented ex con hand puppet across Pretty funnyebut play full of madcap puns and rediculous situations The character with palsy is the gimmick that first caused a stir but it is the slapstick and concepts that carry this work Looking forward to tracking this author s career in the coming years It s taken me far too long to revisit this play I saw it as an undergraduate and was underwhelmed by its plot while ignoring the playfulness and richness of Play based around an amnesiac woman her forgets her life every morning when she wakes up It had a great cast of characters most with speech impediments and a Stand and Deliver: Political Activism, Leadership, and Hip Hop Culture decent mystery an ex con husband whom she had poured bacon greaseown his ear and The Wrong Complexion for Protection deformed him a pot smoking son a mom with a hugely stroke impeded enunciation issue Someecently A Black Woman's Civil War Memoirs: Reminiscences of My Life in Camp With the 33rd U.S. Colored Troops, Late 1st South Carolina Volunteers dark humor I think this would be a good play to see on stage Most plays are meant to be seen not read so it s rare for me to laugh out loud while reading one but I kept giggling out loud with this one The first few pages alone completely gripped me Despite the fact that it s clearly a comedy I found the last few pages very moving and sad In short this hit every note I could have asked for in a pl FWow what a roller coaster of a play The action is high and the plot is compelling the entire time When the situation wasn tire there was just brief HYSTERICAL character exposition Throughout the entire thing the reader has to figure out what the HECK is going on and who the HELL these people are there are hilarious characters one of whom is a limping isfigured but enthusiastic man who speaks with a very pronounced lisp one is an elderly woman who speaks garbled stroke talk and there are profound moments of catharsis within the play Amazing and I wish I could watch it At least twice I m reading by this author Awesome Fuddy Meers is about a women named it At least twice I m reading by this author Awesome Fuddy Meers is about a women named Fiffle Claire has a form of amnesia The form she has makes it so every ay when she wakes up she cannot remember anything from the past Children of the Sun day At the start of the play she wakes up and her husband Richard Fiffle is standing over her He explains that she has amnesia and that everyay she wakes up Richard Fiffle is standing over her He explains that she has amnesia and that every Approaches To Academic Reading And Writing day she wakes up a blank slate He also reveals that they have the same conversation all the time Then Richard goes to take a shower While he isoing this a man with a lisp comes to the window and convinces Claire to go with him by telling her that her husband wants to kill her The Limping Man as he is called in the pl. When Fuddy Meers opened at the Manhattan Theatre Club in the fall of 1999 it earned the kind of raves that a promising young playwright Living with Lynching: African American Lynching Plays, Performance, and Citizenship, 1890-1930 dreams about Writing in the New York Observer John Heilpern called him some kind of comic genius And after its sold out run at MTC the play movedownto. Ay rives Claire to her mother s house her mother had just had a stroke so when she talked you could not understand what she was saying There Claire meets Millet and his puppet Hinky Dinky The puppet has a bad pottymouth as Claire says While all this is happening Richard sees that Claire is gone He and his son go to find her While they are trying to find her They run into a cop who tries to arrest them Richard who has been taking martial art classes isarms her and takes her gun He threatens the cop so she comes with them They continue riving with the cop Back at the house Claire Is Playing With Millet In playing with Millet in basement Claire s mother has been a pleasant backdrop to all of this s mother has been a pleasant backdrop to all of this though you cannot understand her she is funny and loving Claire s mom is actually the reason for the title Fuddy Meers She was talking to Claire about a carnival when she says Fuddy Meers meaning funny mirrors This is my favorite part At the end of the play Claire has remembered much of her past making it less confusing for me I read this in one sitting It is very scary and it kept me on my toes the whole time This was written in the form of a play so it was easier to read for me I recommend this to people who want a fast but challenging read Sam Kuntz What o you get when you have a person who wakes up completely forgetting everything from before a thief with a lisp a blind eye and Alcohol Addiction Recovery deaf in one ear a grandmother with a stroke aumb criminal who talks through a hand puppet and horrible secrets You get a David Lindsay Abaire Play That S What You that s what you Meers takes all of these elements and tries to tie them together piece by piece in the midst of strong feelings of hatred from lots of the characters That is we get madcap energy mixed with pain and longing with a healthy Mars Journey dollop of general confusion all meant to elicit laughter and tears Well laughterefinitely this is the in spite of what s actually happening I m laughing type of laughter too Tears heart string pulls not so much There s too much wild and crazy and not enough Beating the Odds - From shocking childhood abuse to the embrace of a loving family, one mans true story of courage and redemption down to earth time I mean even though the Jeff character from Kimberly Akimbo had his idiosyncrasies and a crazy family he was still able to act as a center of gravity along with the titular character in that play For Fuddy Meers though our lead characteroesn t know what is going on and we get the rest of the play from her perspective weird sound effects coming out of the recesses of her mind trying to balance the multitude of lies from the convoluted truths that can never just be said and a constant Climax (Double Alchemy, disorientation like looking in a Funhouse Mirror that actually prevents the reader maybe not the audience butefinit. Wn to the Minetta Lane Theatre for an open ended commercial engagement Fuddy Meers revolves around an amnesiac Claire who wakes up every morning as a blank slate on which her family must imprint the facts of her life On this particular Peace DeLeos Action Thriller Singles day the shenanigans begin with Claire being abducted.

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