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Philly Fringe Vital Stats: “Wars and Whores”

Posted August 12th, 2011

And a musical! Henry IV! Read on for more about the 2011 Philly Fringe production Wars and Whores: The Henry IV Musical.

Name: The Underground Shakespeare Company.

Age: 10 years old.

Where do you live now? Rodin College House.

Where were you born? University of Pennsylvania.

What was the first thing you stole? Time and sanity from university students.

What’s your favorite alcoholic beverage?

If you were a “Founding Father,” which one would you be? Benjamin Franklin. See title of my show. The man was a boss.

Do you care about the Civil War Sesquicentennial? I’m really more interested in the War of the Roses.

What’s the worst thing you ever did for money? Ha, well, this one time, John Falstaff and I- Uh, actually, now that I think about it, I’m legally prevented from sharing.

What’s your least favorite country, and why?
France, and they know why.

Do you know what the Internet is? No, but I apparently have a webpage:

Do you own a gun? No, but was that a challenge? Give me my long sword, ho!

What’s the most disgusting thing you’ve ever seen on SEPTA? SEPTA? Is that similar to the Tube?

It depends on the number of Englishmen aboard. The Underground Shakespeare Company’s Wars and Whores: The Henry IV Musical runs September 9 through 11 at the Rotunda, 4014 Walnut Street, University City. Times vary, $10.

–Nicholas Gilewicz

Photo courtesy of the Underground Shakespeare Company.