Punch and Judy

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

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August 23, 2016

Punch and Judy Returns!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 23, 2016

Contact: Jen Albert
[email protected]

THE SCHOOL OF NIGHT

PROUDLY ANNOUNCES AN ENCORE REMOUNT OF

PUNCH AND JUDY

Los Angeles, CA – The School of Night is pleased as punch to announce the impending remount of its 2016 Hollywood Fringe Festival hit Punch and Judy.

During a long, hot summer marked by violence, simmering racial tension and the specter of emergent fascism, Los Angeles audiences and critics found catharsis in this timely and uproariously funny tale of spousal abuse, infanticide, child molestation, racism and spree-murder.

Here’s what the critics who saw it had to say:

Punch and Judy is absolutely flawless … hilarious, dark physical comedy that will have you yelling out loud in response and defense.
-Tracey Paleo, Gia on the Move

Highly polished and pitch-perfect commedia dell’arte … Johnson has assembled one of the ablest and most expertly timed physical comedy ensembl

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June 21, 2016

Think you know Punch and Judy? Not with this cast.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 2, 2016

Contact: Jen Albert
[email protected]

THE SCHOOL OF NIGHT
PROUDLY INTRODUCES THE CAST OF
PUNCH AND JUDY
for the 2016 Hollywood Fringe Festival

This Saturday, June 4, at 9:15pm the first preview of Punch and Judy, a live-action extravaganza begins. Then on Sunday, June 5, at 7:15pm the amusement continues for one more preview before the official 2016 Hollywood Fringe Festival opening. Come get your Punch on! Featuring: knives, bats, skillets, chainsaws, axes, ghosts a Cirque du Soleil clown, a martial artist and a live foley musician.

And now for your viewing pleasure, the cast:

Kjai Block (Toby the Dog, et al) “Woof woof woof, woof woof. Woof woof (woof etc.) woof woof woof woof, woof woof woof. Woof! Woof woof woof woof woof, [email protected] Woof!”

Tiffany Cole (Mr. Scaramouch, et al) A Native Angeleno and graduate of the University of Southern California School of Theatre, Ms. Cole is excited to be ma

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May 02, 2016

A live-action Punch and Judy to debut at Hollywood Fringe

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 2, 2016

Contact: Jen Albert
[email protected]

THE SCHOOL OF NIGHT
PROUDLY PRESENTS
PUNCH AND JUDY
at the 2016 Hollywood Fringe Festival

Los Angeles, CA – The School of Night is pleased as punch to announce its participation in the 2016 Hollywood Fringe Festival with Punch and Judy.

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, Atellan farce, Grand-Guignol, Dorian Mime (?!) and

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