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Knight of the Burning Pestle

Set of the Knight of the Burning Pestle

“Family comedy gets a turn on Marin stages this summer, and kids of all ages are enjoying the fun. Colorful clowns set the pace, even serious actors get clownish and audience members participate in sing-alongs and are brought onstage as performers….It must have worked [in the 17th century.] And it still works in the 21st.”
Lee Brady, Pacific Sun

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“…creativity and true originality…”
Olga Azar, Marin Scope

Spotlight Operator“The Knight’s cast is a complete comic delight. Each tries to out camp the other with exaggerated movements, pratfalls, groaners and great zingers relating to today. Darren Bridgett is a delight to watch. His ambidexterity is amazing. His confusion in the play is positively brilliant. He has the best and most funny death scene that I have seen in ages. George Maguire matches Bridgett’s comic ability….A very close third is Jarion Monroe, dressed in an outlandish balloon clown outfit singing with great vocal chops. He brings down the house every time he appears on the stage….Robert Currier brilliantly directs this super outrageous parody of the Don Quixote legend mixed a little with many of the Bard’s romantic plays. He has assembled a top flight cast of comedy actors to make this one side-splitting merrymaking evening.”
Richard Connema, Talkin’ Broadway


Bruce Lackovic and crew

“…pure silly fun…”
David Kashima, Bay Area Critics Circle

“Robert Currier…is at his best with this kind of outrageous silliness.” Annette Lust, West of Twin Peaks Observer

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