How “The Play That Goes Wrong” Went Right

In 2008, three friends and former grad school classmates—Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, and Henry Shields—started a theatre company that took silliness very seriously. The name? Mischief Theatre. They started out performing improvised comedy shows anywhere they could, from the London Fringe Festival to Scottish prisons. At one gig, the cast outnumbered the audience. In 2012, the trio started devising their first fully-scripted play, The Murder … Continue reading How “The Play That Goes Wrong” Went Right

Olivier Award-Winning Comedy Hits FST’s Mainstage

This Season, an international phenomenon hits FST’s Mainstage: The Play That Goes Wrong. Called “The funniest play Broadway has ever seen!” by the Huffington Post and “A gut-busting hit!” by The New York Times, this contemporary comedy has all the double-takes, physical stunts, and zany antics you could ever wish for. “I hadn’t seen anything like this in decades, so we were delighted to get … Continue reading Olivier Award-Winning Comedy Hits FST’s Mainstage

Broadway’s Smash Hit Comedy Comes to FST’s Mainstage

Called “The funniest play Broadway has ever seen” by The Huffington Post, The Play That Goes Wrong has been performed for over two million people in more than 30 countries. Now, FST is proud to present this international comedy sensation on its Mainstage this season. “In this day and age, great new comedies rarely come along,” said Bruce Jordan, the show’s director who was also … Continue reading Broadway’s Smash Hit Comedy Comes to FST’s Mainstage