REVIEW: The Hypocrites’ Production of ‘The Pirates of Penzance’ at Olney Theatre Center
DC METRO THEATER ARTS • July 18, 2016 • BY DAVID SIEGEL
You can’t go wrong. Just go with a light heart and desire to have fun as you easily unleash your connections to current world realities. What is it? Well, the “what” is a wonderfully brash, go-for-broke, reimagined production of The Pirates of Penzance from Chicago’s The Hypocrites at the Olney Theatre Center. The production is here for only a few short few weeks like great summer fresh corn-on-the cob.
REVIEW: Gilbert and Sullivan with guitars and beach balls
THE WASHINGTON POST • July 18, 2016 • BY NELSON PRESSLEY
What the Chicago-based troupe the Hypocrites have done with Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Mikado” and “Pirates of Penzance” is turn both into irresistible parties. “The Mikado” is a carnival, while “Pirates” is a beach blowout.
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