The Wildly Inappropriate Poetry of Arthur Greenleaf Holmes
Ends Feb 2023 1h 20m
The Wildly Inappropriate Poetry of Arthur Greenleaf Holmes
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The Wildly Inappropriate Poetry of Arthur Greenleaf Holmes NYC Reviews and Tickets

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Clever, Funny, Hilarious, Entertaining, Great writing

The Tank presents an intimate evening with the world’s preeminent poet of the perverse.

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190 Reviews | 35 Followers
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Well acted, Raunchy, Slow, Thought-provoking, Ambitious

See it if Boudreau's irreverent homage to the bawdy. raunchy humor of Shakespearean "taphouses" The author/actor's raconteur quality is its highlight

Don't see it if The limerick device while appropriately humorous soon grows a little repetitious and looses some luster yet audience participation helps

2 Reviews | 0 Followers
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Clever, Quirky, Funny, Ambitious

See it if Like smutty poetry

Don't see it if Easily offended

1 Review | 0 Followers
100
Hilarious, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if You want to laugh at wildly inventive poetry and relish in the joy, hilarity and power of the spoken word through history.

Don't see it if You don’t like period piece comedy - with period being an operative word. Clever, funny, inventive - but no songs still fun and joyful.

1 Review | 0 Followers
100
Refreshing, Jaw-dropingly risible, Resonant, Entertaining, Clever

See it if Arthur Greenleaf Holmes allows us to condense the hilarious from the subtle vapor of nuance and well chosen words.

Don't see it if You are offended by your own mind, because the dirtiest part of the show is what he leads you to think and feel, not what he says.

1 Review | 0 Followers
100
Masterful, Intelligent, Hilarious, Funny, Edgy

See it if You enjoy your smut served with a slice of elegance. Also, if you really need a good belly laugh.

Don't see it if You think this is going to be on the level of Andrew Dice Clay. It's much much better than that!!! Read more

1 Review | 0 Followers
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Edgy, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if You like to be entertained and laugh really hard. It was so clever and funny, I nearly peed my pants.

Don't see it if Just Do It!

14 Reviews | 32 Followers
100
Great writing, Masterful, Raunchy

See it if You are looking for master-level performance off the beaten track. This is top quality.

Don't see it if You are offended by raunchiness. This show is RAUNCHY.

6 Reviews | 1 Follower
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Great writing, Funny, Enchanting, Delightful, Clever

See it if You love language, poetry and comedy—you’ll laugh yourself silly!

Don't see it if You have no taste for R-rated language. Read more

Critic Reviews (3)

Theatermania
November 10th, 2022

"Performing at the scandalous hour of 9:30pm on Wednesday and Thursdays, 'The Wildly Inappropriate Poetry of Arthur Greenleaf Holmes' is certainly funnier than anything on late-night television these days."
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Theatre is Easy
November 22nd, 2022

"Holmes’s night of nasty poetry should have broad appeal for a few reasons. It’s that perfect mix of the high and the low. It’s very, very funny. And maybe most important of all, it’s about the human experience of having a body."
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Theaterscene.org
November 11th, 2022

Writer and performer Gordon Boudreau’s droll presence, consummate erudition and tremendous comic timing as an imaginary 16th century English poet, make this unabashedly bawdy offbeat recital, a grand entertainment.
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