Forget everything you know about history. The Department of Fools takes you on a wild comic journey through the past, setting the record straight. Enjoy the masked mayhem of commedia dell'arte! More…
Commedia dell'arte is the great-granddaddy of modern improv and sketch comedy. Filled with physical humor, acrobatics, song, and satire, 'A History of Servitude' is a comic survey of world history from the dawn of man to the present as told from the perspective of the underdog.
for a previous production "A mess. And not the good, rock-your-mind kind; the painfully boring and unfunny kind...The show is rooted in improvisations. But it’s played as if it’s not only still in development, but at the very beginning stages of scripting. Writing this kind of review is the most painful part of a critic’s job, but when a show misses the mark on every level–timing, writing, meaningful resonance with its sources–there’s nothing to do but tell it as I see it." Full Review
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