Barking Pig

theatre · orgasmico theatre company · Ages 18+ · United States

includes nudity world premiere
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JONAH ANSELL uncertified reviewer June 13, 2011
it's "keyser soze meets waiting for guffman."... full review
AMANDA ELY uncertified reviewer June 14, 2011
Linguistic gymnastics and great laughs!... full review
ANN COOK uncertified reviewer June 16, 2011
My impression was quite different from Mr. Frankel's. The very thing I enjoyed about this show was its wild comic energy. "The Barking Pig" has its moments of danger and heartbreak but it is the extreme laughs and unselfconscious depiction of these absurd characters waiting for death that makes "the Barking Pig" such a pleasant place to be. Don't miss it!... full review
VICTORIA WILSON uncertified reviewer June 18, 2011
The Barking Pig is an eerily intelligent, must see production. From start to finish the play is raw, biting, real and satirical. Nothing is sacred, everything is profane. The characters are expertly crafted, diverse and interesting, and the actors are clearly committed to their performances. The Barking Pig is Michael Fisher's first play at the Fringe, but I am certain it won't be his last. What a delight!... full review
STEVE WILEY uncertified reviewer June 19, 2011
I loved the energy of the actors. The writing had peaks. But there is no need to put EVERY thought you ever had in the play. Cut by a third....and you have something stronger.... full review
WALTER LOFTUS uncertified reviewer June 19, 2011
This show was another whim viewing. However, I'm very happy I did, if I understood it. I'm hoping the idea was to make it horrible. The audience is encouraged to drink with the cast- to put them on the same level maybe. Otherwise I do not understand why the sexy role would deliver every line like she was a slightly deaf nyphomaniacal robot. I was near tears at one point envisioning the girl from "Small Wonder" growing into a sluty barfly. For the most part the rest of the actors are a bit better in there slightly askewed stereotypes. Some, like the sheriff, didn't need to act. Their physical appearance was enough. The white knight is, naturally, a bouncer who is like a southern Mickey Rourke who for some reason is picked ... full review