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Marylouise Burke

Ripcord: Respect These Elders

Danny Groner | Posted 10.21.2015 | New York
Danny Groner

Ripcord is rife with refreshing contradictions. Most notably, it's a comedy set in an assisted-living facility. That might not sound like the recipe for success, but leave it to Marylouise Burke and Holland Taylor to run absolutely wild with such a healthy and limber David Lindsay-Abaire screenplay.

Aisle View: Let 'er Rip

Steven Suskin | Posted 10.20.2015 | Arts
Steven Suskin

Put David Lindsay-Abaire, Holland Taylor, Marylouise Burke and David Hyde Pierce in a rehearsal room for four weeks and what do you get? Two hours of unrestrained, loopy, rip-roaring comedy, that's what. Ripcord it's called, the latest Manhattan Theatre Club offering at City Center.

Astoria Characters: The Out-of-the-Box Actor

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Since July, the world has been watching with delicious delight as Michael Cyril Creighton stuffs his face with Bakeway cupcakes on Jack in a Box, the comedy series he created for YouTube.