Wednesday, July 29, 2009

"The Quick, Brown Fox Jumped Over the Lazy Dogs"

A play that Est Paris has planned on doing but hasn't gotten around to yet, Michael Merino's "The Quick, Brown Fox Jumped Over the Lazy Dogs," has had a successful debut at a Washington, DC, fringe festival.

DC Theater site:
"What do you get when you combine a talented group of actors, hermeneutics, diagrammed sentences, and thought-provoking deconstructionist dialogue? Aside from an entertaining and smart fifty minutes of theatre, you get a piece that actually delivers what it promises — an exploration of the individual’s relationship with language, and all the semantics, miscommunication, and mistakes that can be made along the way.
Smart, funny, and edgy–truly a delight."

Washington City Paper site:
"It’s the most fun and enjoyable hour of having your very concept of everyday life and communication knocked down and spat upon since David Ives’ All in the Timing."

The playwright's page

1 comment:

Piso Mojado said...

good question. so when is "qbf" coming to est paris theater? after all, didn't the french invent semiotics?

saussure and baudrillard demand that you stage this play tout de suite.

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