The Barrow Street Theatre presents Nina Conti's solo show, in which she brings her edgy flair and original touch to the classic art form of ventriloquism. More…
Direct from her engagement at the Criterion Theatre in London's West End, the voice-throwing queen makes her New York debut. With handcrafted masks that transform audience members into "live puppets," along with her sidekick, the foul-mouthed Monkey, Conti creates a brand-new show nightly. This is ventriloquism for a new generation.
See it if you like to laugh. NC is skillful, funny. Superior parts were scripted and Monkey "alone." Time moved swiftly, except for human puppets.
Don't see it if you're impatient w/improv. Some was brilliant, but not all. The sum of the evening is fluff. Still NC is a force of nature.
See it if You are needing a night of laughs and silliness. Appreciate amazing wit and skillful ventriloquism. Love improvisation.
Don't see it if You are not a fan of one person shows. Are afraid on monkey 🐵 puppets.
See it if You want to catch a British ventriloquist at the top of her game-charming & funny. Uses audience as her own puppets thru masks placed them~
Don't see it if May be too cute, or are looking for a number of people onstage-it's a one woman show. She's also a great comedienne & v funny off the cuff~
See it if you'd like a hilarious comedy show that also happens to involve a super-impressive skill, Nina's ventriloquism.
Don't see it if you're nervous about audience participation, or think that ventriloquism is just a gimmick.
See it if -you can suspend all your biases about ventriloquists -enjoy spontaneous action -you've seen her youtube and it looks like fun
Don't see it if - expect something normal or predictable