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Proscenium Players present over-the-top comedy, ‘The Underpants’

Proscenium Players, Inc., presents the Steve Martin comedy “The Underpants,” opening Friday at the Brewery Arts Center’s Maizie Harris-Jesse Theater. Set in 1910 Germany, the comedy originally written by Carl Sternheim was turned into the over-the-top farce by Martin and opened in 2002 in an off-Broadway production. The plot centers around an unruly pair of bloomers. “A very reserved couple go out to see the (kaiser) go by in a parade,” producer Carla Wilson said. “Suddenly, her kickers fall to her ankles. It becomes the talk of the town.” Jeffrey Fast plays the mortified husband, Theo Maske. His wife Louise …

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