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Two Girls One Bard: Romeo & Juliet

comedy · the illyrian players theatre co. · Ages 16+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America

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MADISON SHEPARD certified reviewer June 07, 2015
tagged as: funny · women · shakespeare · adpatations
Man. This is one of the funniest and clever adapatations I have ever seen. I needed a good laugh and a brush on my theater nerdary a gave me a dose of both. Highly recommend this! Go see it!... full review
ISABELLA PETRINI certified reviewer June 07, 2015
Wow. What a ride. As an audience we're almost out of breath for these two brave young women that zip from character to character to abridge this timeless love story, with fresh comedy and a lot of spunk. Really, the number of characters they take on is incredible and the speed at which they convincingly comment on the story is impressive. Be sure to catch this one. It's short and sweet and definitely to the point. You will not be able to stop laughing. ... full review
SKANDER HALIM certified reviewer June 10, 2015
tagged as: comedy · irreverent · raunchy · satire · shakespeare · women
A consistently hilarious mix of highbrow and lowbrow. The performers are fearless, inventive, and never less than fully committed. On top of all that, unexpectedly faithful to the spirit of the original play!... full review
TROY WHITELEY certified reviewer June 07, 2015
This is a must see show! Peggy Sinnott and Alison Elliot give an irreverent take on the classic, but overdone play by the famous bard. I had a front row seat to all the action. The two ladies were on top of their game as they hit the ground running with the oh, so famous opening sonnet. Within seconds I was laughing with little room to breathe and I did not stop until they did their bows and after show jig. If you are tired of seeing yet another take on R&J and want a reason to laugh at the play then come see this production from The Illyrian Players. You'll be glad you did. ... full review
MEGAN FARBER certified reviewer June 10, 2015
Hilarious is an understatement for Two Girls, One Bard: Romeo & Juliet. This is a MUST SEE SHOW! Short and sweet- not to mention so freaking funny, I can honestly say I did not stop laughing throughout the entire 30-ish minute show. I may or may not have peed my pants on more than one occasion (sorry/not sorry) out of laughing too hard. Seeing these two ladies perform every single character (yes, every single character), sometimes portraying multiple characters in the same scene against each other and themselves, was fascinating, entertaining, and too funny for words. I will never read Romeo and Juliet the same way again after seeing this show – I’ll keep hoping the characters in the original will be like how Alison Elliott and Peggy Si... full review
ELITIA DANIELS certified reviewer June 11, 2015
Two Girls One Bard made me LAUGH OUT LOUD. Allison and Peggy are completely committed to all the characters and deliver hilarious performances! Whether you love (or hate) Shakespeare this show is a great time and you'll leave in a good mood. This show is creative, entertaining and not too long: a perfect show for fringe! See it! ... full review
JEREMY RABB certified reviewer June 17, 2015
Really excellent and hilarious!... full review
AMIN EL GAMAL certified reviewer June 16, 2015
This is one of the funniest live shows I've seen in recent memory – clever, raunchy, goofy, literate and a total delight. Alison Elliott and Peggy Sinnott's performances are brilliantly funny and completely stupid. DO. NOT. MISS. IT.... full review
GREGORY CRAFTS uncertified reviewer June 19, 2015
A very clever laugh riot that surely has The Bard rolling in his grave. Sean Connery, Prince, and Matthew McConaughey get a send-up alongside Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers in this simply-staged but effective and entertaining farce. Check it out!... full review
ELIZAWTH JOHNSON uncertified reviewer June 19, 2015
Two Girls One Bard is the retelling of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, flipped over, adapted and performed by Alison Elliott and Peggy Sinnott. It’s funny, smart, refreshing, clever, witty and irreverent in all the best ways. ... full review