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The Reduced Shakespeare Company is bringing their zany brand of comedy and reduction to the New Victory Theatre now through November 6. Â This team of 3 have taken on a number of other subjects in the past, starting with Shakespeare and moving on to the Bible, American History, World History, and Â a bunch of other long and serious subjects. Â Their m.o. is to take subjects that are long, dark, and serious, and make them short, sharp, and funny. Â They’ve created seven stage shows, two television specials, several failed TV pilots, and numerous radio pieces â€“ all of which have been performed, seen, and heard around the world since 1981.
They have a couple of troupes performing in various shows around the world, but this show has two of the main instigators: Â Reed Martin and Austin Tichenaur. Â Reed is Â a graduate of Ringling Clown College, and Austin has spent a lot of time directing and writing youth theatre.
The show covers overÂ 3000 sports (and by cover, I mean mention) and incorporates juggling,Â slapstick comedy, and almost invariably a guy dressed up as a girl. Â Ie, all the good stuff.
As the video below says, “If you love sports, you’ll really like this show. Â And if you could care less about Sports, you’ll LOVE the show!”
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