Broadcast of a live performance of the Roundabout Theater Company's 2000 New York revival of the classic Kaufman-Hart comedy, about a famous (and famously acid-tongued) theater critic who is forced to stay in a Midwestern couple's home and the havoc that ensues. Written by
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This production restored some lines that had been censored or omitted from the 1941 film, among them Sheridan Whiteside's opening line "I may vomit". It also restored the line "you have the touch of a sex-starved cobra", which had been changed in the old film to "you have the touch of a love-starved cobra". See more
[entering and pointing to the sarcophagus in his living room
Five minutes, Mr. Whiteside! Including that!
What was all that about? Who is that man?
He announces the time every few minutes. I pay him a small sum.
But what on earth for, Sherry?
I lost my watch!
References The Citadel of Silence
What Am I To Do
Written by Cole Porter
Performed by Byron Jennings See more