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
JOAN BORGMAN certified reviewer June 16, 2013
This is some seriously silly stuff. Come one, come all - all hail, Flynnsmen!... full review
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
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
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
LA THEATER CRITIC (.COM) certified reviewer 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 full review
WENDY GOUGH certified reviewer June 23, 2013
A smart, witty production. This is what Shakespeare nerds do for fun. Bravo! ... full review
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
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
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