Press

2012 PIT PRODUCTION

The New York Times

"This critically acclaimed exercise in action-packed parody has a simple, happy formula: the classic ’80s flick “Top Gun” as it might have been interpreted by William Shakespeare."

Time Out New York

"Comedy ensemble the Outfit combines Elizabethan drama with dreamy fighter pilots in their reimagined Shakespearean parody of Top Gun."

2010 PHILLY FRINGE PRODUCTION

Philadelphia Inquirer/Philly.com

"All I know is, it takes a certain amount of genius (or some other substance) to watch the unbelievably cheesy 1986 Tom Cruise vehicle/Naval Air Force propaganda film and find so much untapped potential."

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

A round-up of alternative Shakespearean productions hitting the stage this season.

Geekadelphia.com

Jester's Dead is a Philly Fringe Festival Top 10 Pick!

Philadelphia Weekly

Jester's Dead in a preview of Shakespeare at the Philadelphia Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe.

philly2philly.com

"...a tongue-in-cheek meeting of The Bard and the 80’s cult classic that promises nothing but good fun."

Phillyist

"The first four words of this show's synopsis in the festival guide are 'Top Gun and Shakespeare,' so we're kind of already hooked."

Philadelphia City Paper

Shakespeare in the Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe preview.

Philadelphia Daily News

Philadelphia Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe turn tradition on its ear.