Some Fringe clichés exist for a reason. One of the more tragic ones
tells of the talented performer who enters the stage to face a nearly empty
auditorium. Only one or two punters have showed up and the performer has the
choice between quitting or to committing to an hour long figurative lap dance,
vying for the attention of the stranger in the darkness...
This raucous romp with a proclivity for puns and a lot of alliterative ardour flails ferociously to amuse. If someone had dirt on Tarantino and forced him to do a period piece with pirates the result would look a little like Nougat for Kings...
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