Punch and Judy, and the Three Sillies
Hillariously entertaining, Punch and Judy and the Three Sillies is inspired by timeless comedic styles like Laurel and Hardy and the Three Stooges!
Reggie, Ruby’s suitor, comes to visit Ruby and the Crimshams at their home. While visiting, Reggie comes to the conclusion that Ruby and her family are just too silly, and he breaks off the engagement, telling him that he may rethink his decision if he ever found three people sillier than they are. So, the Crimshams hatch a plan: they convince Reggie to spend the night and then pretend to be other people, sillier than themselves. Reggie falls for it and re-engages himself with Ruby.
Timothy Mason, playwright
66 pgs. 2 female, 3 male
Originally produced in CTC’s 1977-78 season
Run Time: 60 minutes
Audience Recommendation: All Ages
“Patterned conscientiously after English folk tales, pantomime and 17th Century puppet shows, ‘Punch and Judy and the Three Sillies’ is true to its name – relentlessly and uncompromisingly silly.” –Minnesota Daily