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Larry Shue
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The Nerd (1981) is Shue's other full-length farce. It focuses on the humorous attempts of a group of friends to rid themselves of an obnoxious guest (the nerd of the title).

Wenceslas Square (1984) is a more serious play by Shue. It deals with political and social repression in Czechoslovakia in 1974.

Grandma Duck Is Dead (1979) is the one-act play that launched Shue's playwrighting career. This comedy is set in a messy dorm room at an Illinois college in the late-1960s and was inspired by Shue's own college experiences.

What the Butler Saw (1969), by British playwright Joe Orton, is a more bizarre, sensational farce that seeks to shock its audience through irreverent behavior and frequent references to sex. The Odd Couple (1965) is Neil Simon's most famous comedy, distinguished its ingenious situation and "one-liner" humor.

The Invisible Empire (1986), by William Loren Katz, is a history of the Ku...

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