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San Jose Repertory Theatre
Across from the Paseo de San Antonio light rail station 101 Paseo de San Antonio San Jose, CA 95113
408-367-7255
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6 stars
attended Jun 15 2011

A solid two hours of laughs, even if you know little or nothing about sports.

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5 reviews
1 stars
attended Jun 16 2011

Even though I'm not really a sports fan, I spent a lot of the night laughing and definitely enjoyed the show. My husband - the BIG sports fan - enjoyed it even more and got more of the jokes.

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Website

http://www.sjrep.com/plays/1011/summer2011/sports/index.php

Quotes & Highlights

Check out Reduced Shakespeare’s official website.
See a video preview of the show.
“The 100-minute show owes as much to the insanity of Monty Python as to the inanity of actual sports programs.” —Boston Globe

Description

Reduced Shakespeare Company’s

The Complete World of Sports (abridged)

by Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor

Just in time for Father’s Day comes The Complete World of Sports (abridged). Is bowling really a sport? What about poker or competitive eating? Who invented curling and synchronized swimming and why in the world are they in the Olympics? From the earliest cavemen playing “Neanderthal in the Middle” to your own kid’s soccer practice, the lunacy of sports collides with lunatic wit in a tour-de-farce of physical theatre.