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Fall Season – Funny Business (An Evening of American Humor)

September 12, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm


      funny-business Well, you see…it’s kind of a funny story…


“Humor is a serious thing. I like to think of it as one of our greatest earliest natural resources, which must be preserved at all cost.” James Thurber

James Thurber

James Thurber

Join us on Friday and Saturday, September 11 and 12, as Mohonk Mountain Stage Company readers celebrate American Humor through the short stories of Mark Twain, James Thurber and Dorothy Parker. These charming and amusing stories feature characters ranging from rams and pigeons to heroes and millionaires.

Mark Twain

Mark Twain

Edited and selected by MMSC’s Producing Director, Robert Miller. Featured readers will include Rick Meyer, Robert Miller, Kit Colbourn Wrye and Christine Crawfis.





  • Jim Blaine and his Grandfather’s Ram, from Roughing It by Mark Twain
  • There’s An Owl in My Room, from The Middle-Aged Man on the Flying Trapeze, by James Thurber
  • The Greatest Man in the World, from The Middle-Aged Man on the Flying Trapeze, by James Thurber
  • Standard of Living, from The Portable Dorothy Parker, by Dorothy Parker
Dorothy Parker

Dorothy Parker





General Admission – $15 at door/ Woodland Pond residents – $12


September 12, 2015
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Mohonk Mountain Stage Company


Woodland Pond of New Paltz
100 Woodland Pond Circle
New Paltz, 12561 United States
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