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.