A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center of New York City

  • By Halley Feiffer
  • Directed by Buffie Main

You love your kid…so much…Even though he’s so….F****d up

Sparks fly when struggling stand-up Karla meets super-nerd Don after their mothers are assigned to the same room in the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. A wickedly funny tale of finding love—and lust—in the strangest of places and how sometimes a stranger is our best hope for admitting to painful life experiences. Conversations full of defensiveness and despair reveal vulnerability neither thought to be possible. Together, this unlikely duo must negotiate some of life’s biggest challenges and the raw exposed nerves of when the role of parent and child is switched.

Raunchy and fearless, A Funny Thing Happened is play for the modern era that The New York Times called “irresistible.”


  • Sheila HennesseyMarcie
  • Veronica Von TobelKarla
  • Luke MassengillDon
  • Jennifer Woodward WolffGeena