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Thumb Wars

comedy · boring boys productions · Ages 18+ · United States of America

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TEGAN MORLEY certified reviewer June 15, 2015
Thumb wars is an accurate interpretation of this generations' dating world. Over analyzing text messages is apparent in most young people's lives; I know I've definitely done it. With endless humor comes sweet moments of organic emotion from all four actors. Dylan's approach to his character was hilarious and Brian (Keith) was so genuine and it really showed in his monologue about "dating is a game". The girls powered through their performance flawlessly and their chemistry was brilliant. Both sets of friends worked amazingly well with one another and timing was perfect. I laughed the entire time. ... full review
LISA LYONS certified reviewer June 17, 2015
Must see!! I just loved it! Thumb Wars had me sitting on the edge of my seat in excitement and anticipation while awaiting the clever reveal of today's dating scene. This bright, dead on~hilariously funny director is definitely one to keep your eye on! He uses some of the finest and talented actors from Moorpark on this one!! Encore!!!... full review
DAMIEN LUVARA certified reviewer June 16, 2015
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Sean and his team have done it again! Thumb wars back and it is better than ever! The script is tigher, smarter and hilarious. The subtle changes made to the script streamlined the dialogue and kept the show current. I mean it is a whole year later after all. The new cast is lightening fast and keeps the pace going full steam ahead. They successfully manage to avoid the worst set up to a punchline...the pregnant pause. Instead, they choose to use the words and let the clever script do the funny for them. The new cast members bring plenty of life to the immediately relatable topic of Thumb Wars. Excellent pacing, script and direction make this show a must see at HFF15 this year!... full review
CAROLINE SWEET certified reviewer June 21, 2015
This is one of the best written comedies I've seen in a while. Extremely well written to the point that you think, "did this guy dig into my brain to come up with these insights into the dating world?" It's so spot on and ultimately very sweet. There was a technical hiccup in the show we saw, and everyone committed so well that it didn't even matter. Nothing was disrupted, and the poignancy of the show stayed intact. Overall, an extremely entertaining and funny show that was relatable enough to discuss over brunch with your girlfriends after - just like a bad date :)... full review
JOSEPH ADLER certified reviewer June 22, 2015
Wittily written, smoothly directed and superbly performed. This comedic look at dating in the 21st century is outrageously funny, yet eventually very thought provoking. Who knew that basic human communication is an art form? The actors were quite convincing in their totally believable roles. Audiences of all ages can easily imagine these scenes being played out on a daily basis throughout the real world. Well worth the time and $$. Go see it. ... full review
JONATHAN WICKREMASINGHE-KUHN certified reviewer June 22, 2015
There are some great performances and very witty writing showcased here, and it picks the perfect moment to end things. Clocking in at under 30 minutes, it's easily something you an fit between other shows in your schedule. Given the short run-time, I was surprised that it took a relatively long time to get to the titular "thumb wars" and lingered on some beats for awhile, but once it focuses on miscommunication and misinterpretation, it really hits its stride.... full review
ALEXANDER OLSON certified reviewer June 23, 2015
Awesome show but I was deeply offended. I am a Hufflepuff.... full review
WADE SKALSKY certified reviewer June 26, 2015
This short but sweet commentary on modern dating was a treat. The show I went to experienced technical difficulties at the critical juncture but the actors played on, turning a possible shipwreck into something to be admired. Sean Boring wrote a tight, moving exploration commenting on that although things can change we all share the same insecurities as our parents and their parents before them. How we all act out our intentions is where the meat is and Sean has created four distinct characters that we can all identify in some way. Can't wait to see what is on deck for this talented writer. PS- he also got a grammar/spelling joke in there which I enjoy and your sure to as well.... full review
CINDY CARLUCCI certified reviewer June 28, 2015
This was a very well done play! I love the fact that people need to still get together and talk in person has been brought to table. Not to mention how different men and women are!! Everyone did an excellent job in this show!! I loved it so much.Thank you to the actors and lighting and Sean for bringing the story here. Nicole Adler is amazing. ... full review
DAVID GALLIC certified reviewer June 23, 2014
A very fun one-act about the cautions of texting in this modern dating era. Quick dialogue exchanges and witty references keep this piece crisp and precise while still delivering its message. I look forward to more work from writer/director Sean Boring in the future. Great job!... full review