Four Clowns presents Me Rich You Learn

dance & physical theatre · four clowns · Ages 18+ · United States

world premiere
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ELIZABETH LAIME certified reviewer June 09, 2013
Holy eff. It's really hard to explain how these two performers, their timing, the dark and the silly, the subtle twists in dialogue and the pacing of the show add up to what I can only say is: comedy art. That's truly what it is though. It feels experimental but also totally fully formed. Off the cuff but also so nuanced and brilliant that the entire audience is hanging onto every moment. It's highly intelligent but had the audience in continual laughter and applause with brilliant stuff like "penis guts"... Please do yourself a favor and go see this show with someone you love. ... full review
FEE DOYLE certified reviewer June 09, 2013
Once again Four Clowns proves that leaving the stage a complete mess is a sign of good work: Half-naked, wet, and covered in marshmallows. I was skeptical that only two clowns could prove the feat set forth by their previous productions, but Martin & T.R. did so with such finesse. You'd be a fool to miss it. ... full review
LAUREN FLANS certified reviewer June 10, 2013
This show is fantastic! And 100% different from Four Clowns' production at last year's Fringe, demonstrating how versatile this company is. Both performers are exceptional - highly recommend!... full review
ANDY BARR certified reviewer June 18, 2013
This is some real captivating nonsense. Hilarious, smart, weird and beautiful.... full review
ADAM NEE certified reviewer June 10, 2013
If there was a show where puppies were tickling kittens and your favorite sex partner was tickling a massage onto you and you were on ecstasy and by going to the show you automatically won the power ball lottery, that show would still PALE in comparison to the good feelings you get after watching ME RICH, YOU LEARN. Adam Carpenter and Zach Steel have a rare kind of comedic genius. Their comedy DNA seems to come from a blood smoothie of all the greats. Steve Martin is in their smoothie. Odenkirk and Cross are in it. Even Fred Armisen is in there. If you ever watch Portlandia or Tim & Eric and feel like it's not as inspired as it once was, ME RICH YOU LEARN feels like the next evolution. It's an intelligent, cohesive story, with an arc for bot... full review
CASEY GATES certified reviewer June 08, 2013
There is comedy genius overflowing from this production from not only the amazing performers Zachary Steele and Adam Carpenter, but the entire directing team and Four Clowns company as an entity. You couldn't try and predict what will come next and will fight internally between losing yourself in laughter and catching the next best thing, as they manage to continue to top each hysterical moment again and again. The unapolegetic playfulness and exploration from the performers and creative team was my favorite part of this show. A MUST SEE!!!! ... full review
KATELYN BOWEN certified reviewer June 08, 2013
It's always great to see clowns doing their thing. The audience loved the show, this was clear by their willingness to shout along with the actors when prompted as well as their uproarious laughter throughout. This show was definitely a departure from past Four Clown productions I have seen but of course as always you are sure to get great physical comedy. Come ready to laugh and ready to participate and you will not be disappointed. Four Clowns productions are an exciting and innovative experience. ... full review
JEFF CONRAD certified reviewer June 09, 2013
This show had more jokes per minute than I can count, which I why I've already purchased tickets to go again. I also brought my parents to opening night and they enjoyed it very much, which says a lot about the show's broad appeal. I'm recommending this show to everyone I know.... full review
SCATHACH COTTER certified reviewer June 12, 2013
This is my first year attending Hollywood Fringe, and Me Rich You Learn was my first show. I was blown away. Zach and Adam remind me of Dean and Jerry. I was laughing from start to finish. I also learned why you don't mess with the IRS... You can read my full review at ... full review
MICHAL SINNOTT certified reviewer June 26, 2013
Hot Damn! This show is comic genius. The two actors play beautifully off of each other and are each so wholeheartedly committed to their characters. Adam Carpenter as Martin Almond, the tax agent, is wonderfully repressed and Zack Steel as TR Hamer embodies excess in all of its disgusting glory. As the rough plot structure of the tax seminar disintegrates, the laughter goes from a steady build to side-splitting guffaws from the audience. Don't miss this magic. ... full review