The Libertinis’ “Nite Skool,” performed at the Annex Theatre, is a hilarious, raunchy comedy show with a social conscience. It takes on the aesthetic of the after-school-special era of teen sitcoms, but the subjects it tackles are anything but dated. “Nite Skool” aims to both make you laugh and challenge widely-held beliefs perpetuated by schools, and it usually succeeds.
“Nite Skool,” written by Max Kirchner and the ensemble, opens with a woman realizing she is unprepared for the realities of adult life. She decides to go to Nite Skool [sic] to “fill her knowledge holes.” The show takes us through a school day (night?), using each “class” to tackle a social issue and/or tell jokes that would have definitely gotten you sent out in the hallway…Read more →