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Pulp Shakespeare

theatre · her majesty's secret players · Ages 16+ · United States

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JEFF GARDNER uncertified reviewer June 20, 2011
Pulp Fiction by way of the bard? An incredible adaptation from Her Majesty's Secret Players makes it all possible. An amazing cast brings Tarantino to life all the while doing justice to Shakespeare's language. An amazing meld of two mediums that is in every way a success!! I'm ready for 'The Best of Tarantino' next.... full review
ADRIANA KLEIMAN uncertified reviewer June 21, 2011
Loved this play! Great for people who know their Shakespeare and know Pulp Fiction - then you can really appreciate what they've done here. I laughed so hard and was thoroughly impressed with their on target creative adaptation and writing. Somehow it worked and worked well. Small theater, but I liked the set up. Up close & personal.... full review
[email protected] CLARK rich clark photography certified reviewer June 25, 2011
I want to see this play again and take everyone I know. Funny and clever and in no need of any improvement. The actors gave excellent performances. Reservoir Dogs awaits the dame treatment!... full review
TONY FRANKEL stage and cinema/bitter lemons certified reviewer June 14, 2011
Tony Frankel, theatre critic for Stage and Cinema here. Two Huzzahs Up for Pulp Shakespeare, an inspired adaptation of Tarantino's classic film PULP FICTION. Even though your experience will be heightened if you have seen the film, it is not a prerequisite. How in the world did FIVE adapters work together to come up with this magnificently funny and entertaining script? This show is not a parody of Tarantino or the Bard, but rather an homage to scribes who celebrate the richness, variance and complexity of language. The creators wisely removed or combined scenes from the movie and are encouraged to go even further in that direction (hopefully with the endorsement of Tarantino himself). Not only has director Jordan Monsell (who adapted ... full review