A 21-year-old man was stabbed to death at a party in Bristol, Conn., (and three others wounded), apparently because they had been making derisive comments about another man’s flatulence.
The allegedly gaseous Marc Higgins, 21, was charged with the crimes.
Irish director-playwright Paul Walker’s production of “Ladies & Gents” opened for a March, 2008 run in New York City 29 blocks north of Broadway, in a public restroom.
According to an Associated Press report, the entire play takes place among the porcelain in a bathroom in Central Park, portraying “the seedy underside of 1950s Dublin,” with the audience of 25 standing beside rows of stalls, near “spiders, foul odors and puddles of questionable origin.”
Walker proudly admits that he wanted to take his audience “out of their comfort zone.”
Actor John O’Callaghan recalled that rehearsals were especially difficult.
“One man actually came in and had a pee right in front of us.”
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