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Farce:

In theatre, a farce is a comedy that aims at entertaining the audience through situations that are highly exaggerated, extravagant, and thus improbable. Farce is also characterized by physical humor, the use of deliberate absurdity  or nonsense, and broadly stylized performances. Furthermore, a farce is also often set in one particular location, where all events occur.

 

Time: Christmas Eve 1980

Place: Grandpa Carlo’s walkup Brooklyn, NY—the home where The Uncles grew up.

Storyline: The Aunts arrive unexpectedly.

 

Cast:        Uncle Eddy: Endearing scoundrel. Twice married to Doris—and others. Think Joe Peschi

                Uncle Franco: Ex NYPD cop. The mature one. Formerly married to Angie. Think Robert De Niro.

                Uncle Gio: Sells cars. Formerly married to Ginger. Think Italian Steve Martin.

                Uncle Sal: Owns a pizzeria. Formerly married to Jasmine (Gimmee a Head with Hair). Think Sonny & Patti LaBelle w attitude.

                Uncle Romeo: Wants to be an actor. Formerly married to Sonya. They met at a communist party rally. Think Al Pacino  

                Uncle Vincenzo: Different from the rest. Think Father Brown on PBS.

                Grandpa Carlo: The Uncles still give him trouble. Grandma Sophia recently died. Think Don Corleone.

                Nephew Michael: 30 something.  Grew up with the Uncles. Adds his recollections. Think Wally Cleaver.  

                Aunt Doris: Ex beauty queen from Texas. Big everything. Think Ann Richards

                Aunt Ginger: Ex PSA stewardess. Think Barbara Streisand in boots.

                Aunt Jasmine: Left New Jersey and landed a role in Hair at the Aquarius. Only her personality is bigger than he Afro.

                Aunt Sonya:  Russian. Former Bolshevik. Now Democrat. Named after Sonya Rostova in War and Peace. Think Boris & Natasha

                Aunt Angie:  Beautician from the Bronx. Think Marisa Tomei

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Uncle Eddy | Reply 17.08.2017 11.59

Youse peeps gots lots of homework to do's to get to know's all the Aunts & Uncles before the big shew December 9th. Youse better starts now's. Capiche?

Sonia Perez | Reply 06.07.2017 16.15

I love the way you broke down the meaning of a Farce, Jeff! Thank you

Uncle Eddy 06.07.2017 17.22

Hey, Uncle Eddy's understands farce. He grew up with the Uncles didn't he? Youse going to be one bellisimo Aunt Doris!

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