full length play with one intermission
3 w, 1 m
Maddie Sternberg, an over assimilated Jew and author of the cartoon strip “Oh My Goddess’, is struggling to prove that her life is just fine the way it is – when her Grandmother Esther shows up uninvited in her Venice Beach apartment – and on her upper lip!
An inherited genetic trait becomes a quirky metaphor for irritating but inescapable cultural legacies in writer-director Laurel Ollstein’s amiable comedy…
Los Angeles Times
Oy, how to describe the mishugina (crazy) world premiere comedy Esther’s Moustache, which is a perfect fit for the valuable New Jersey Repertory Theatre in Long Branch, New Jersey?…Esther’s Moustache is a flat out, often hilarious comedy.
Playwright Laurel Ollstein has given the cast pithy, wry dialogue that both quickly reveals character and gives the actors room to deepen their portrayals.