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‘Unnecessary Farce' Opens At Flat Rock Playhouse


Left to right are Scott Treadway, Leslie Marie Collins and Jane Bushway rehearse a Scene From ""Unnecessary Farce"" ( Courtesy Photo)

Flat Rock Playhouse presents Unnecessary Farce, onstage Sept. 10-28.

The true definition of farce is that it is a comedy which aims to entertain the audience by means of unlikely, extravagant, and improbable situations, disguise and mistaken identity, verbal humor of varying degrees of sophistication, which may include sexual innuendo and word play, and a fast-paced plot whose speed usually increases, culminating in an ending which often involves an elaborate chase scene. A farce, experts tell us, also requires a wonderful sense of both comic timing and extreme physicality.

This definitio...

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