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By Elizabeth Youngman-Westpahl
Special to Valley News 

'Moon Over Buffalo' is wacky but fun

 

Last updated 1/24/2019 at 10:10pm

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Seen in a madcap scene from "Moon Over Buffalo" are, from left, Arthur Hanket, Roxane Carrasco, Katrina Ferguson, Josh Braaten, Arusi Santi and Jacque Wilke.

For those readers not yet born in the 1950s, here are a few interesting facts about that period. The first color television went on sale. The Korean War ended. Queen Elizabeth II was crowned as the new monarch of England. And the average price of a home was $9,550.

"Moon Over Buffalo" is set in 1953. It is like stepping out of a time capsule.

Farce is usually linked with the Brits. Except this wacky show was written by the successful American playwright Ken Ludwig sometime around 1995. It opened with Carol Burnett as the leading lady, bringing her back to the stage after a 30-year retiremen...



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