PLEASE LAUGH

Welcome to SOMEONE'S UP LATE!, this universe's answer to THE TONIGHT SHOW or THE LATE LATE SHOW! Anything can happen here — celebrity interviews! Games! Ego trips! Murder! Stand-up comedy!

Taking the form of a taping of an actual late night TV show, PLEASE LAUGH is about failing upwards, power (and who can wield it), and what becomes of the soul of the underdog when they become the top...
Welcome to SOMEONE'S UP LATE!, this universe's answer to THE TONIGHT SHOW or THE LATE LATE SHOW! Anything can happen here — celebrity interviews! Games! Ego trips! Murder! Stand-up comedy!

Taking the form of a taping of an actual late night TV show, PLEASE LAUGH is about failing upwards, power (and who can wield it), and what becomes of the soul of the underdog when they become the top dog. It's also about the power an audience has to shape a narrative.
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PLEASE LAUGH

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  • Jacob Surovsky:
    29 Dec. 2021
    The best thing James Corden has ever been in, this is a really great talk show play

Development History

  • Reading
    ,
    Dramatists Guild
    ,
    2021

Awards

Semi-Finalist
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SheNYCArts Festival
,
2022
Finalist
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The Loom New Works Festival
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Woven Theatre
,
2021