Stage Blood

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Stage Blood (play) is a comedy by Charles Ludlam, a spoof in which events taking place in the life of a third-rate theater company, touring Shakespeare's Hamlet, loosely mirror the plot of Hamlet itself. The cast was headed by Ridiculous Theatrical Company veterans Black-Eyed Susan (actor), Lola Pashalinski, Bill Vehr, Jack Mallory, John D. Brockmeyer and Ludlam himself, who played the dual roles of actor Carleton Stone Jr. and Hamlet. It opened off-Broadway at the Evergreen Theatre on Dec. 8, 1974, where it played 45 performances. It was revived at the Truck and Warehouse Theatre on July 1, 1977 and again at the Charles Ludlam Theatre (formerly One Sheridan Square) on May 24, 1978. [1]


  1. ^ "Lortel Archives - The Internet Off-Broadway Database". Retrieved 3 August 2011.