Things You Shouldn't Say Past Midnight

  • by Peter Ackerman
  • Narrated by Richard Kind, Joey Slotnick, a Full Cast
  • 1 hrs and 14 mins
  • Performance

Publisher's Summary

A brand spanking new bedroom farce about three couples who say what they oughtn't, do what they shouldn't, and deliver terrific one-liners while doing it. Ben and Nancy have a midnight therapy session over some unfortunate pillow talk; Grace and Gene take surprising sides over the one-night-stand issue; and therapist Mark finds his romantic rendezvous with an older man rudely interrupted.Featuring a full cast starring Richard Kind, Joey Slotnick, Jeffrey Donovan, Mandy Siegfried, Clea Lewis, and Alan Mandell.


Audible Editor Reviews

Peter Ackerman's bedroom farce is a well-recorded over-the-top observation on modern sexuality. The cast of characters includes three sets of lovers - gay, straight, and other, who sort through their hang-ups and turn-ons in a sassy, sexy free-for-all. The acting ranges from vanilla to tutti-frutti, but all concerned, including the audience, seem to have agreed to simply enjoy the ride. At times gratuitously shocking, the play is like an audio Scorpion Bowl with straws for six. Don't know what a Scorpion Bowl is? It's the exotic tropical drink with the strong warning at your local Chinese restaurant: "May make you forget what you've said or done."


What the Critics Say

"The hilarious dialogue just gets better and better as the lines fly by." (New York Daily News)
"These naturally funny actors...turn the mating dance into a ribald gavotte." (The New York Times)


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-02-2002
  • Publisher: L.A. Theatre Works