Jason Alexander, Joyce Van Patten, Maddie Corman Set for Comedy's Easy, Dying Is Hard Reading
13 Jan 2014
Tony Award winner Jason Alexander will be part of a private Jan. 14 industry reading of Anthony Dodge's Comedy's Easy, Dying Is Hard, staged by Tony Award nominee Marcia Milgrom Dodge.
Suzi Dietz (Fela) and Liz Carlson (Naked Angels) present the reading of the black comedy about a successful writer who chronicles "in horrifying detail the nightmare experience he and his mother suffer at the end of her life at the hands of the medical profession."
Marcia Milgrom Dodge received a Tony Award nomination for direction and choreography of the Broadway revival of Ragtime. Anthony Dodge is also the playwright of Sherlock Holmes & The West End Horror, Free Burt Lancaster! and Venus Flytrap. He penned the librettos for the musicals Look Homeward Honky Tonk Angel and HATS! (The Red Hat Society Musical).
When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life.