The Midnight Menagerie

comedy · the bardic bastards · Ages 15+ · United States of America

world premiere
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RUSSELL EATON certified reviewer June 21, 2018
tagged as: Dark Comedy · farce · gross
The closest thing to a gross-out comedy I have seen at Fringe this year, The Midnight Menagerie features a strong cast tackling some pretty over-the-top characters. Starting with the premise of a “mobster” turned screenwriter feeling slighted by the Hollywood studio system - and specifically everyone he feels ruined a screenplay he had poured his heart and soul into - what is a such a man to do? Take revenge, of course! The revenge plot is where the show starts to embrace a farce vibe and that is where the show works best. ... full review
LACEY RAE PAWLOWICZ certified reviewer June 15, 2018
Writer/director Brandon Nicholas Pfeltz’s "Midnight Menagerie" is an outrageous adult romp, hilarious but not for everyone; those with delicate sensibilities should steer clear of purchasing a ticket. However, for audiences that can be in on the joke and enjoy the ludicrous plot and ridiculous characters, definitely give this show a shot!... full review