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    Cool critics hyper-ventilating about "theatrical Viagra".

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    This play (in theatre) was a sell-out season that had jaded critics hyper-ventilating about "theatrical Viagra".

    In red what I don't understand well.

    Please, any idea about its meaning?

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    Re: critics hyper-ventilating about "theatrical Viagra".

    Quote Originally Posted by Bushwhacker View Post
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    This play (in theatre) was a sell-out season that had jaded critics hyper-ventilating about "theatrical Viagra".

    In red what I don't understand well.

    Please, any idea about its meaning?

    Thank You
    Do you have any more context?

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    Re: critics hyper-ventilating about "theatrical Viagra".

    Quote Originally Posted by Bushwhacker View Post
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    This play (in theatre) was a sell-out season that had jaded critics hyper-ventilating about "theatrical Viagra".

    In red what I don't understand well.

    Please, any idea about its meaning?

    Thank You
    As you probably know, Viagra is a medication that sustains penile erections and thus enhances sexual performance.
    Since this play was a sell-out success, jaded critics (who had come not to expect much) were excited about it (hyperventilating), and implying that the actors must have taken the theatrical equivalent of Viagra - something to sustain and enhance their performance.

    That's one possible meaning.

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