Day 4 Continued: Guns and Chickens

Another production out of CCM (don’t these kids study, or anything?), Guns and Chickens stands out from the rest of Fringe in it innocence. I knjow that sounds odd to say, particularly in a Fringe where we got a musical lecture in sexual technique from Ed Hammell, but Guns and Chickens is exactly what it seems to be: an intricately executed, movement-oriented children’s fable.

The main part of the fable was well-done, as was the subplot with the chicken, but the two didn’t really seem to come together in the way that I would have liked.

This is probably the tightest, best-rehearased large cast piece in the festival, and it’s probably one script revision away from being a top show in the festival. It’s well worth seeing.

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