Its springtime in Paris, 1738. Metromania, the poetry craze, is all the rage. Damis, a young, would-be poet with a serious case of verse-mania falls for a mysterious poetess from Breton. She turns out to be none other than a wealthy gentleman with a touch of the mania himselflooking to unload his sexy but dimwitted daughterwho also just happens to be cuckoo for couplets. Soon scheming servants, verbal acrobatics, and mistaken identities launch a breathless series of twists and turns in this breezy translaptation of a rediscovered French farce by comedic master David Ives (The Liar, Venus in Fur, All in the Timing). Frisky, competitive wordplay and high-octane mix ups...almost criminally enjoyable. Washington Post"Frolicsome verse comedyIvess cleverness is indisputable, and he excels at a rare sort of verbal glitter. Michael Kahns production is physically exquisiteMurell Hortons costumes are particularly dazzlingthe performers nail the gossamer tone.Time Out New YorkIves [is] wizardly magical and funny a master of language. He uses words for their meanings, sounds and associations, spinning conceits of a sort Ive not seen or heard before. Hes an original. The New York TimesDisguises and ruses and verse-ical abuses. BroadwayWorld
Honest Pint Theatre Co Frequently Asked Questions
What shows are coming up next at Honest Pint Theatre Co
In The Boots of St. Nick (12/1-12/1)
Where is Honest Pint Theatre Co located?
Honest Pint Theatre Co is at 5700 Raddington St. Raleigh, NC 27613, Raleigh, NC.
What shows have played recently at Honest Pint Theatre Co
In The Boots of St. Nick (12/1/19-12/1/19)
The Metromaniacs (9/13/19-9/29/19)
The Legend of Georgia McBride (5/17/19-6/2/19)
The Herd (1/25/19-2/10/19)
The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey (4/6/18-4/21/18)