Shakespeare's "King Phycus"

comedy · flynnsmen · Ages 18+ · United States

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CANDACE WILSON certified reviewer · June 15, 2013
Fantastic ensemble work. This is a great show with a laugh a second. This is fit for any audience, but Shakespeare buffs will have an extra appreciation for the witty interweaving of various plots. I recommend you attend this show early so you have time to see it again. It's worth it.... full review

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JOAN BORGMAN certified reviewer · June 16, 2013
This is some seriously silly stuff. Come one, come all - all hail, Flynnsmen!... full review

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JORDAN MONSELL certified reviewer · June 15, 2013
Non stop laughs from start to finish, King Phycus is sure to please. While an understanding of Shakespeare's most famous works are helpful, it is certainly not a prerequisite. Props to these six talented actors and the funniest curtain call I've ever witnessed! ... full review

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GEORGE EARTH certified reviewer · June 16, 2013
Phycus ruled!!! This is a great show where the cast has multiple roles, all of which dazzle the brain while jogging your memory of so many great Shakespeare plays. Witty, funny, just modern enough, and a great ensemble that work with each other on seemingly psychic levels. This was actually my second time seeing the show (the first was last year at Anteus/Deaf West) and I loved both!! G.E... full review

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CYNTHIA BECKERT certified reviewer · June 16, 2013
Hilarious! I am actually hoarse from laughing so much!! SOOoooo many good Shakespeare references - the script itself is a work of comic genius and the actors are each magnificent in their many and varied roles. Definitely a must-see. GO!!!... full review

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LA THEATER CRITIC (.COM) · June 17, 2013
What do you get when you blend the characters and story arcs from the Bard's most famous works, with a healthy dose of farce and pop-culture references? King Phycus! A smarter, funnier, Python-esque take on the "Complete Works" mash-up concept... Full review at http://www.latheatercritic.com... full review

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WENDY GOUGH certified reviewer · June 23, 2013
A smart, witty production. This is what Shakespeare nerds do for fun. Bravo! ... full review

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ANNA MATHIAS certified reviewer · June 17, 2013
What a wonderful group of highly talented actors. Very funny, broad mash up of Shakespeare's best. Hair-raising costume changes enabling everyone to play several characters, to the iambic pentameter-ed hilt! Loved the hilarious direction and the very silly props and sound effects. Great fun! GO!... full review

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ALEX KNOX certified reviewer · June 17, 2013
The Flynnsmen present a spirited, galloping romp through Tom Willmorth's good-natured send-up of Shakespeare's canon, with all the zeal and unbridled delight of kindergarten class let loose in a candy shop. Highlights include Belene Green's ball-crushing dominatrix MacBetty, Drew Doyle's sardonically professorial Chorus, Buck Zachary's endearingly Uncle Fester-like Gloucester, Patrick Wenk-Wolff's snarling, hapless Phycus, Abby Wilde's lisping soothsayer and vivacious Juliet, and Jason Thomas' manic, tortured Prince of Denmark. John Apicella's crisp direction and Deirdre Murphy's razor-sharp stage managing keep the show rolling along, with pauses taken only for the sudden bursts of laughter and applause emitting from the happy theatergoers.... full review

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ANDY STOKAN certified reviewer · June 17, 2013
An endlessly clever inside joke for lovers of Shakespeare and the theater in general. Performed by a terrific cast having so much fun that it's infectious. It’s impossible to not have a good time at this show.... full review

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