Crowded Outlet's encore production is a dark and whimsical multimedia clown show created by physical comedian Richard Saudek. More…
Inspired equally by silent-era masters and vaudevillian peculiarity, "Beep Boop" is a twisted romp that explores our obsession with technology and our increasing loneliness in a world with so many ways to connect.
See it if you have eyes and ears. I laughed often and ahh'ed even more at the wild invention. Saudek is a genius. Perfect length show; so much fun.
Don't see it if you absolutely hate mime...even if you do, Saudek is likely to win you over. And the intimate space means that everyone can see. A treat!
See it if You sometime (often?) feel like the world is going mad around you with clicks/likes and all eyes on screens. A fun hour of self examination.
Don't see it if You can’t laugh at the absurdity of life or enjoy seeing it portrayed as complete absurdity.
See it if Creative and surprising. Loved the first half. Wonderful expressions. Fun interactions with the sound effect girl and the audience.
Don't see it if You don’t enjoy physical comedy. In the 2nd half there was an extended idea that I’ve seen before, so that part wasn’t as compelling.
See it if you'd like to experience some good old-fashioned physical comedy retooled for the digital age.
Don't see it if you are looking for something deeper than very entertaining.
See it if you want to see an enjoyable and satisfying physical comedy show that actually manages to have a lot to say about social media/technology.
Don't see it if you've never used a cell phone.
See it if you like to laugh with a very good mime immersed in the world of today: digital devices, sounds of the city and fearful of human interaction
Don't see it if you want a story. This is a review, without words, of the times we live in and the situations we encounter and how they impact us.
See it if Our host, by his mere presence & his mimicking our tech addictions, reminds us of our loss of vital human interaction. Fascinating 60 mns.
Don't see it if Mime in a box. Stepping inside his world, he gives "mime" a good name. General seating in a small space downstairs. Solo show. One hr.
See it if You want to see some GREAT clowning in a fun show without dialogue. Great sound design, interesting concept. Funny and smart.
Don't see it if You don't like shows that are a tad repetitive at times. Some of the jokes play well with the concept, others get over done.
See it if you loved Macbeth Muet or Marcel/The Art of Laughter; you treasure sterling talent that gets unleashed in small theaters
Don't see it if you dislike delightful things or small scale; are craving a meatier show
See it if you want to see a superbly skilled non-verbal clown dealing with obsessive attachment to social media & technology & the ensuing loneliness
Don't see it if feel that sitting through 1 hour of clowning without dialogue would be tiresome or repetitive.
See it if If you enjoy shows which are unique solo performances by an excellent mime in the tradition of Marcel Marceau see this show.
Don't see it if If you do not enjoy solo mime performances.
See it if You’d love to see what a Charlie Chaplin/Apple (eg iPhone, iPad, MacBook) mashup is like. Excellent mime and foley!
Don't see it if You don’t like mimes. This is a 60-minute mime comedy.
See it if to sample a highly inventive, unusual hour of farce about human obsession w/ devices—Saudek mesmerizes, ditto his fab sound-effects partner!
Don't see it if Do! Yes, it's a mime but also a pax de deux & brimming w/ side-splitting sound effects, some by Saudek; note intimate venue, interactive bit
See it if If you want to see a clown impersonate people glued to technology. It was on point and superb: from cell phones to online dating to you tube
Don't see it if You do not like social commentary pieces or expect a traditional circus clown
See it if You want to see a brilliant and hilarious and moving comment on the way we live now with all our tech devices. Fabulously entertaining!
Don't see it if You totally hate mime. However, I don't like mime myself, but this won me over right away and wound up blowing me away, I really loved it!
See it if You want to see cutting edge, unique theater that makes much of very little, and showcases unique talents and creativity.
Don't see it if You don’t like avant-garde shows, need dialogue in your shows, or don’t like physical comedy.
See it if Very talented performer commenting on the way we stop living our lives for technology without using any dialogue. Expressive physical comedy
Don't see it if You can’t tolerate mime, though this is both very funny & serious. sound effects were great. The exertion caused dripping perspiration - oy
See it if Like unusual charming shows. Likely the single hand segments best of all— some hilarious. Hint: do not sit in first row- harms some effects
Don't see it if Looking for traditional Broadway or one man show( plus there are 2 people)
See it if you’re up for a blithely entertaining dialogue-free short survey of the loneliness in our connection to electronic devices.
Don't see it if you want something longer than an hour with a story and words. It’s a delight that doesn’t go deep or far or say what you don’t already know
See it if You like a strong, energetic mime with remarkable facial expression and fine-tuned body language. Richard Saudek does an expert job.
Don't see it if You don't like mime (hard to imagine) are not amused that folks nowadays always stick their noses in their phones, or dislike sad sacks.
See it if you want to see clowning for the 21st century, you like to be totally engaged in a funny and relevant show - I was grinning the whole time.
Don't see it if you can't put down your phone for an hour to see why you should put down your phone for an hour.
See it if You enjoy the story without words... It's really refreshing to see how much can be expressed in depth without actual dialogues
Don't see it if You only aim for intense drama.
Also Great sound effects!!!