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
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
See it if you want to see something completely unique and different.
Don't see it if you like shows with plots and dialogue.
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.
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
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
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
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.
"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."
"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."
"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."
"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."