Talk show interviews can go wrong for any number of reasons, but never before has a Tonight Show chat gone so hilariously haywire.
Abrams, who is producing the Broadway production of the British play, welcomed the playwrights -- Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields -- to join him for the interview, and things got off to a rough start almost immediately, when Shields got his foot tangled up in the stage curtain.
From rearranging the desks, to using a flashlight as a spotlight, to forcing Lewis to get on all fours and act like a desk, the Vaudevillian comedy of errors doesn't let up for one second -- and it ended up being one of the funniest Tonight Show bits in recent memory.
As Fallon and Abrams hold their own in the deadpan, extremely British maelstrom of slapstick hijinks and impressive physical comedy, it’s hard to imagine any better way to promote a great play about a terrible play that goes horribly awry.
The Play That Goes Wrong opens April 2 at the Lyceum Theatre in New York City.