Laugh It Up, Stare It Down

Laugh It Up, Stare It Down $15.99

Alan Hruska

Published by Broadway Play Publishing

2 Male 2 Female

This is a comedy about Cleo and Joe ...

How they meet

How they fall in love

And how they ardently search for a meaningful point in a universe too random to have one

It's a journey marked by curious events ...

A misplaced baby

A fake painting

A home invasion

A sexual indiscretion

And a tidal wave

Can ecstatic love weather the vicissitudes of life, let alone any quest for its meaning?


"If an existentialist philosopher attempted a light romantic comedy, it would sound a little like Laugh It Up, Stare in Down" ~ The New York Times

"Engaging, entertaining, and existentially satisfying" ~ CEO Express

"Those aware of theatre's ability to act as a mirror will not only be entertained, but will also be left empowered" ~ Stage Buddy

"Part absurdist comedy, part a musing on fate" ~ Huffington Post, Stage Door

"Laugh It Up, Stare in Down rests squarely in the modern absurdist tradition" ~ TheaterMania

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