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The Underpants

by Carl Sternheim

adapted by Steve Martin

October 9, 10, 16, 17, 2009

Faith United Church of Christ

Louise and Theo Markes, are a couple whose conservative existence is shattered when Louise's bloomers fall down in public. Though she pulls them up quickly, he thinks the incident will cost him his job as a government clerk. Louise's momentary display does not result in the feared scandal but it does attract two infatuated men, each of whom wants to rent the spare room in the Markes' home. Oblivious of their amorous objectives, Theo splits the room between them, happy to collect rent from both the foppish poet and the whiny hypochondriac.




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Production Staff


Judy Tarbox


Gerry Staggenborg

Assistant Producer

Larry Beckley

Costume Designer

Elizabeth Rhoe

Set Construction

Paul Weir

Casey Lukacek

Andy Rek


Graphic Designer

Sandra Wyss


Bob Kafka

Box Office

Lloyd Dreger

House Manager

Barbara Lynch



Theo Marks

Jerry Proffit


Louise Marks Stephanie Lowry  
Gertrude Deuter Jackie Benka  

Frank Versati

Paul Weir



Benjamin Cohen

Arthur Carter


Klinglehoff Tod Herdt  

The King

Chris Knudsen



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