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God's Favorite

Full-Length Play, Comedy  /  3f, 5m

"Awesomely funny...The work of a man of vision. It'll make you laugh out loud." - New York Daily News

"His jokes have a kind of hilarious deadpan ecstasy and, even better, are taken from life." - The New York Times

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    3f, 5m
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Successful Long Island businessman Joe Benjamin is a modern-day 'Job' with a demanding wife, ungrateful children and wise-cracking household employees. Just when it seems things couldn't get any worse, he is visited by Sidney Lipton, a.k.a. A Messenger from God (and compulsive film buff) with a mission: test Joe's faith and report back to "the Boss". The jokes and Tests of Faith fly fast and furious as Neil Simon spins a contemporary morality tale like no other in this hilarious comedy.

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"Awesomely funny...The work of a man of vision. It'll make you laugh out loud." - New York Daily News

"His jokes have a kind of hilarious deadpan ecstasy and, even better, are taken from life." - The New York Times

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Neil Simon

American playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon (1927-2018) is widely regarded as one of the most successful, prolific and performed playwrights in theatre history. In addition to Lost In Yonkers, which won a Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize, his plays and musicals include Come ...

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