The Complete World of Sports (abridged): Father's Day Fun from Reduced Shakespeare Company
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The last date listed for The Complete World of Sports (abridged) was Saturday June 18, 2011 / 8:00pm.
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My wife liked it better than I did (I would give it three stars, for her four stars). Regardless, the RCS is an always entertaining/spirited group of performers. We had previously seen All The Great Books which was outstanding. Can't go wrong with an evening of entertainment with these jokers!! They cover so much ground it is dizzying and we liked the occasional foray into sports history. Since the review options don't allow for halves, as a couple, we'd give it 3 1/2 stars. Would see them again in their other efforts in a heartbeat.
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“The 100-minute show owes as much to the insanity of Monty Python as to the inanity of actual sports programs.” —Boston Globe
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.