Punch and Judy

comedy · school of night · Ages 17+ · United States of America

Buy Tickets

Add to Favorites

*LADCC award winner Jen Albert, Fight Choreography*

Winner – Encore Producers Award
Nominee – Top of the Fringe
Nominee – Best Comedy

Recommended!Stage Raw (Top Ten shows to see at Fringe)

“The six cast members are all outstanding. This is a brilliant and hilarious show” -ArtsBeatLA

“A show that is a genuine case study of style and comic delivery that deserves to be preserved in amber.” -TheTVolution

Editors’ Pick! “Johnson’s direction is excellent.” -Blog Critics

Highly Recommended. “Punch and Judy is that very rare thing, a truly classy fringe show, with no caveats or reservations.”-FringeReview

“100% perfect. Very Highly Recommended.”-Gia on the Move

This live-action adaptation of the western world’s most enduring popular entertainment follows the beloved and irascible domestic abuser Punch on a hilarious and kill-crazed day of adventure. All your favorite characters are sure to put in appearances: Judy, Pretty Polly, Scaramouch, Jim Crow, Toby the Dog, Jack Ketch, Hector the Horse … even Old Nick himself, the Devil and Prince of Lies, will wind up on the receiving end of Punch’s tomfoolery.

Drawing on performance traditions as richly varied as Commedia dell’Arte, the Roman gladiatorial games, the English mystery plays, Kenpo Karate, Le Theatre du Grand-Guignol, Dorian Mime (?!) and Hollywood action-splatter cinema, The School of Night is proud to present a blast of theatrical bombast crafted to batter and berate its viewers into giddy, satisfied submission.

Mr. Punch will tickle your ribs as he bludgeons, stabs, slashes, burns, shoots and inappropriately gropes his way straight into your heart.

Run time: 50 Minutes

Not recommended for kids.


“The best reason to see this Punch, however, is that Johnson has assembled one of the ablest and most expertly timed physical comedy ensembles in recent memory. Johnson has replaced the traditional miniatures with live actors…. and staged the results as highly polished and pitch-perfect commedia dell’arte.”
-Bill Raden, Stage Raw

Jen Albert devised the fight choreography for several scenes and these are some of the best and most versatile fight sequences that I have seen on an L.A. stage.
-Pauline Adamek, ArtsBeatLA
For full reviews:








Twitter: @SchoolofNightLA
FB: www.facebook.com/SchoolofNighttheatre

production team

U 29667 t 9821726

jen albert *

producer/fight choreographer
U 52138 t 1811276

christopher johnson *

U 51397 t 9573388

sondra mayer *

judy, et al
U 63832 t 4836543

jimmy slonina *

U 63833 t 8621109

synden healy *

pretty polly, et al
U 63834 t 3191870

eric rollins *

devil, et al
U 63838 t 833082

ryan beveridge *

foley/percussion/sound designer
U 23044 t 4920002

linda muggeridge *

costume designer
U 17792 t 3253454

kjai block *

jack ketch, et al
U 13 t 1405440
U 40819 t 1560059

tiffany cole *

mr. scaramouch, et al

* Fringe Veteran

Rent this Space

A 5 m 1674602

Advertising with the Hollywood Fringe Festival is an excellent way to promote your project, organization, brand, or cause. Buy an advertisement now on our website or printed guide.Advertising with the Hollywood Fringe Festival is an excellent way to promote your project, organization, brand, or cause. Buy an advertisement now on our website or printed guide.

Explore Interactive – IndieCade 2018!

A 4141 m 5375804

Get your tickets now! http://www.indiecade.com/2018admission/