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Darwin in Malibu

ISBN: 978-0-8222-2196-8
Full Length, Comedy
3 men, 1 woman
Total Cast: 4, Interior/Exterior
FEE: $80 per performance.
THE STORY: Malibu, California. The present. One hundred and twenty years after his death, Charles Darwin is hanging out in a beach house overlooking the Pacific with a girl young enough to be his daughter. His peace is rudely disturbed when his old friend Thomas Huxley washes up on the beach closely followed by the Bishop of Oxford. And Darwin suddenly finds himself entangled in an enthralling and thought-provoking comedy about God, science and plastic surgery.
"A delightful hit…a play that is at once funny, thought-provoking and unexpectedly touching." —Daily Telegraph (London). "A hoot and a half…Wonderfully entertaining." —Financial Times (London). "Fiercely intelligent…an exceptionally spry play with big ideas and a big heart. You should see it—not just because it's there, but because we are here." —Guardian (London). "Extraordinary…the talk is blazingly alive in a play that is at once comic and penetratingly provocative." —Birmingham Evening Mail (England). "Surges with ocean waves of energy…whipped to a froth and shot through with flavor." —LA Times. "…a thoroughly witty and erudite play…This is good theatre: full of ideas, brimming with clever lines, and stimulating reflection." —BackStage.