AFGHANISTAN IS NOT FUNNY

Solo Show · fringe management llc · Ages 16+ · one person show · United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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SAMANTHA RONCEROS nohoartsdistrict.com certified reviewer June 21, 2022
A NoHo Arts theatre review of “Afghanistan Is Not Funny,” written and performed by Henry Naylor, and produced by Fringe Management at this year’s Hollywood Fringe Festival. Henry Naylor is a UK comedian and three-time Edinburgh Fringe First winner, which is pretty rare. Winning the Edinburgh Fringe, not being a comedian in the UK. The persistent rain and cold make conditions perfect for the preponderance of comedians. But Henry is rarer still in that he is a playwright who has been nominated and awarded dozens of international awards, including France’s most prestigious award for the arts, The Globes De Cristal. His plays have run Off Broadway and been translated into eight languages. This play, “Afghanistan Is Not Funny” is an accoun... full review
KATIEROSE ENRIQUEZ certified reviewer June 26, 2022
Darkly funny, moves at a clip, interesting and important. Be warned, Henry Naylor's self deprecation is so funny and self aware, you might end the show in a pit of your own despair. ... full review
COLIN CAMPBELL certified reviewer June 25, 2022
tagged as: Raw · shocking · moving · powerful
Powerful and engaging story. Fiercely compassionate. ... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 23, 2022
Really thoughtful, moving performance. Enjoyed every minute. Entertaining and funny and had me laughing out loud while at the same times made me leave with a heavy heart. Brilliant acting. One of our favorite shows ever. ... full review
ERNEST KEARNEY the tvolution.com certified reviewer June 23, 2022
tagged as: A PLATINUM MEDAL!!!
A remarkably intelligent script about one man descent into the hell of war.... Full review to follow on theTVolution.com... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 22, 2022
tagged as: british · War · Comedy
This is a wow of a story.... full review
PAM NOLES certified reviewer June 22, 2022
As deeply informative as it is darkly funny, in this crisp, sharp performance Henry manages to examine his own privilege while he slowly exposes the audience to increasing levels of empathy as his own experiences open up his Western eyes to the bigger picture.... full review
SHAHRAM AZMOUDEH certified reviewer June 19, 2022
I enjoyed the show. It was well worth my time. I’m quite familiar with the tragedy of Afghanistan and the topic is one that is very important to me. Loved the venue as I found it to be intimate and effective for this type of performance, a one man show depicting the absurdity, gross tragedy and horror of the invasion of Afghanistan. ... full review
SPENCER FRANKEBERGER encore judge certified reviewer June 22, 2022
Funny, poignant, and very well done. Not a dull moment and somehow very harrowing even with the humor sprinkled in.... full review