Thursday, October 6, 2016

The Two Gentlemen of Verona at Harlequin Productions

Reviewed for Oly Arts, Oct. 5, 2016

There are inspired scenes of comic gold, as when Jason Haws first appears with his dog, a puppet manipulated alternately by Haws and Maggie Ferguson-Wagstaffe. You may recall Ferguson-Wagstaffe was the living presence inside the puppet flower in Harlequin’s recent production of Little Shop of Horrors. There’s also a scene in which everyone mounts make-believe horses and gallops around like knights inMonty Python and the Holy Grail, and a marvelously funny super-slow-motion fight scene near the end of the second act.

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Proteus (Adam St. John) and Valentine (Jeffrey Painter)

Silvia (Jessica Weaver) and Julia (Kira Batcheller)

Speed (Andrew Scott Bullard) and Launce (Jason Haws)

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