What if words could talk? In Aaron Fishers play, PUN: (n) a play on words, five of the dictionary’s keywords jump off the page and onto the stage! The play consists of actors wearing black shirts with their own individual word on it. This word is also the name of their character. Fisher manages to make the audience grin and chuckle when he uses the comedic format of Abbott and Costello’s “Who’s on First” when Rational (Paul Laudiero) orders beers from the Barmaid (Kelly Hennessy) called “This” and “That.”
Some pun banter fizzles as when Creepy (Andrew Knoche) says to the longest word in the dictionary, ‘Floccinaucinihilipilification’, (Mason O’Sullivan) “Beware the tides of change,” with him responding “What is he talking about, change? I gave him my whole wallet! There’s bound to be change in there!” Through it all, Director Patrick Magill manages to move the actors swiftly around the stage even when some puns fall dead in their tracks, and then it’s a grave situation! Can you dig it my friend?
Running Time: 1 hour
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