George S.  Kaufman

George S. Kaufman

Playwright


Biography



Shows by George S. Kaufman

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Synopsis

The Marx Brothers attack the Florida real estate boom circa 1920 and find Margaret Dumont, jewels to steal, pockets to pick, lovers to confuse, hotel guests to confound.... read more

Lord and Lady Ferncliffe are coming to New York City, and Millicent Jordan is aflutter with the importance -- getting them to dinner will be the social coupe of the season. Arranging the menu, hiring a string quartet, and des... read more

Mr. and Mrs. Ernest W. Stanley are thrilled when Sheridan Whiteside, a brilliant, witty, and widely beloved radio celebrity, accepts their invitation to dinner on his tour through their little town of Mesalia, Ohio. However,... read more

"Of Thee I Sing" is a political satire focusing on the election campaign and Presidency of John P. Wintergreen. Wintergreen is a real empty shirt “ with no viable platform he runs simply on love. He even promises that if el... read more

In the dying days of vaudeville, a washed-up performing trio cools its heels in New York City. Dim-witted straight man George is happy to sit around reading Variety, energetic idea man Jerry is off at the movies, leaving prac... read more

Special envoy Nina Yaschenko is dispatched from the Soviet Union to rescue three foolish commissars who have been seduced by the pleasures of Paris. She is romanced by theatrical agent Steven Canfield and eventually comes to... read more

Grandpa Vanderhof and his wacky family, the Sycamores, have been happily living their zany lives in his house by Columbia University in New York for many years. This family are a madcap group of eccentrics, marching to the... read more

Overview

Show Categories
Musical, Play
Genres
Comedy, Drama, Satire