CHALK NYC Reviews and Tickets

(11 Ratings)
Members say
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Delightful, Enchanting

About the Show

FRIGID new york @ Horse Trade presents a playful and poignant one-man homage to silent film-era comedians, created and performed by Alex Curtis.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (11)

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431 Reviews | 129 Followers
An engaging 45 mins for the whole family.

See it if You enjoy mime, quirky & endearing comedy, appealing solo shows. Loving Charlie Chaplin will add to your delight but not mandatory.

Don't see it if Don’t like sweet/silly, gentle humor, want a longer show or more story, don’t have much imagination. This has very charming moments. Read more

783 Reviews | 148 Followers
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Not long

See it if Maybe an hour show as I was watching I thonk of an early Charlie Chaplin you know funny don't have to use your brain to watch

Don't see it if Looking for Big Bright Lights not the show for you it's short but you have a really great time Read more

206 Reviews | 25 Followers
Disappointing, Unique, Original

See it if you want to see something completely unique and different.

Don't see it if you like shows with plots and dialogue.

24 Reviews | 4 Followers
Refreshing, Quirky, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you want to enjoy a performance with the entire family. Short performance, with some built-in audience interaction. Slap-stick humor.

Don't see it if you don't appreciate simple humor, don't like audience interaction, and/or prefer multi-character performances with spoken word. Read more

30 Reviews | 7 Followers
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Refreshing, Intelligent

See it if Very enjoyable show. We could hear the children laughing and also the adults. Very charismatic and talented performer, we recommend it.

Don't see it if If you do not like shows for kids.

16 Reviews | 0 Followers
Entertaining, Funny, Clever

See it if you like simple, playful comedies with no foul language or foul jokes

Don't see it if you don't like silliness, expect it to be super laugh out loud funny, minor audience participation at the end

1 Review | 0 Followers
Entertaining, Enchanting, Funny, Clever, Delightful

See it if You enjoy a childlike sense of wonder! You will leave with such a big smile on your face. It is playful and imaginative & great for all ages

Don't see it if If you need words to follow along, or you want to check out. The lights are on for most of the show, so you feel involved & can't check out

1 Review | 0 Followers
Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if You enjoy thoughtful performances, something a bit different, something shorter and sweet, something personal, you have kids.

Don't see it if You’re expecting amazing stage production.

Critic Reviews (4)

Theatre is Easy
December 9th, 2016
For a previous production

"With that single chalk, Curtis creates a world where anything can happen, and invites the audience onto an intimate, whimsical, and emotional journey…The narrative seems ordinary, yet the combined efforts of Curtis’ impeccable timing and director O’Connell’s wise use of space make the production wildly entertaining and incredibly moving. It’s a universally relatable story of love, loss, and mending one’s broken heart."
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Theatre is Easy
February 20th, 2016
For a previous production

"Curtis delivers a wonderful clown show to be enjoyed on an adult level and, I imagine, also by a younger crowd...Where ‘Chalk’ is most successful is when Curtis uses the medium of clowning to investigate depression and loneliness…We learn that these chalk lines that have become a symbol of both the possible and also constriction can easily be erased."
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Theater In The Now
February 17th, 2016
For a previous production

"An audience-pleaser but by no means is it perfect...There still seemed to be something missing. And that is a soundtrack...When Curtis incorporated music, the excitement was immediately amped up…'Chalk' starts off slow, overextending some early moments, when it does finally get going, 'Chalk' is endearing. As a performer, Curtis has a flair for physicality. He is a delight to watch…'Chalk' is a show that will warm your heart but it’s all a show that is still a work in progress."
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Center on the Aisle
March 6th, 2016
For a previous production

"What is heartwarming about this lovable clown is that no matter what is thrown at him, he makes the best of his situation…Curtis’ skill at clowning is wonderfully apparent…His brilliant choreography of basic movements astound, due to both their complexity and simultaneous simplicity. The most impressive aspect of this show, however, is the relationship Curtis builds with the audience throughout the entire piece…Quite simply, 'Chalk' is clever, theatrical magic."
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