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Sound & Fury's "Dirty Fairy Tales"
The insanely popular sketch comedians are back this year with a hodgepodge of fairy tales, be-smutted by sex and pop-culture references.
The plot at Friday night’s sold-out show doesn’t much matter, since the guys will rotate through different fairy tales every night, porning them up like 13-year-old boys. As usual, the guys ping-pong between finely tuned bits of parody and audience interaction when lines and costumes get flubbed.
The Los Angeles-based trio is reliably funny, charming and energetic, so it seems uptight to criticize them for being exactly as billed — stupid, musical and dirty. But this show isn’t nearly as smart and subversive as last year’s take on Dr. Faustus. This year, it’s a lot of wiener jokes — funny wiener jokes, but wiener jokes nonetheless.
— Mary Agnes Welch
From the Fringe program:
S&F premiere a naughty parody of classic fairy tales, wrapped in a mystical conundrum of... oh, who we kidding: it's stupid, musical and dirty.
Three classic fairy tales -- plus a fully improvised one each night!
People's Choice Award - Adelaide Fringe '08,'09,'11
Best of Fest - Wpg Fringe '06,'07
5 STARS "60 minutes of jaw-aching hilarity!" - Winnipeg Free Press
5 STARS "Naturally and effortlessly hysterical!" - Edinburgh Evening News
Recommended For: Mature Audience
Length: 60 min
Discount Tickets: $7 for Students
Under 13 not admitted.
Warnings: Subject Matter
Updated on Saturday, July 21, 2012 at 6:31 PM CDT: