Why See Is He Dead??
Is He Dead?, an unpublished (and unproduced) comedy about making a buck in a not-quite-so-honest fashion, was written by Mark Twain in 1897 and lost for more than a century.
Inspired by the posthumous bidding war that broke out between the United States and France over Jean-Francois Millet's painting "The Angelus," Is He Dead? concerns a group of poor artists who stage the death of their mentor to drive up the price of his paintings. In order for the scheme to succeed, they hatch various plots involving cross dressing, a full-scale fake funeral, lovers' deceptions and more.
Previews from : 8th November 2007
Opened : 9th December 2007
Closed : 9 March 2008
Audience: Is He Dead? may be inappropriate for children aged 12 and under. Children under 4 years of age will not be admitted into the Lyceum Theater.
Run time: TBA
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Opening night: 8 November 2007
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