Inspired by Carlo Goldoni's 18th-century commedia-style classic
The Servant of Two
Masters, Richard Bean's London hit One Man, Two Guvnors
makes its American premiere on Broadway with most of its original
National Theatre troupe intact. James Corden
(The History Boys) stars as easily-confused butler Francis
Henshall, who is
pulled between two different bosses and his own voracious appetite.
swinging-'60s England, the raucous comedy breaks the fourth wall with
its pratfalls, spit-takes, flying food, mistaken identity, audience
interaction and original rock 'n' roll songs performed by a live band
(and, eventually, by everyone!). Nicholas Hytner (Carousel)
directs at the Music Box Theatre. For more on the show, click
here. To see the show's Playbill, click here.