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* ''Theatre/WesterosAnAmericanMusical'': This the case for several of the musical's songs: "More Than Jest Friends" (jester + more than just friends), "Hisstorically Inaccurate" (a snake's hiss + historically inaccurate), "The Dorne Identity" (Dorne + ''Film/TheBourneIdentity''), "Shae No To This" (Shae + "Say No To This"), "A H(e)art Inflamed", "Stark to Finish" (Stark + start to finish) and "Congratshaelations" (Shae + "Congratulations").

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[[PunBasedTitle Pun-Based Titles]] in theatre.
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* The Chicago-based improv comedy troupe ''Creator/SecondCity'' was fond of giving their shows titles such as "We Made A Mesopotamia, Now You Clean It Up".

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* [[GetTheeToANunnery In Shakespeare's day]], "nothing" and "noting" were pronounced identically. The Hero/Claudio plot in ''Theatre/MuchAdoAboutNothing'' is in large part about the importance of reputation (i.e., of how you are "noted".)
** Of course, "nothing" also had [[DoubleEntendre another meaning]]...
* Creator/OscarWilde's ''Theatre/TheImportanceOfBeingEarnest'', in which people are lying about the identity and it is important to some of them that they find a certain person called, well, take a guess...
* ''Theatre/WhosAfraidOfVirginiaWoolf'', a pun on "[[WesternAnimation/TheThreeLittlePigs Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?]]"

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