Already closed | 1h 0m | Midtown W

Machine de Cirque

From 6 member  reviews
Members say: Entertaining, Clever, Funny, Absorbing, Great staging

About the show

Making mayhem of their scrap metal set with a live percussive soundscape, this quirky crew of daredevils manufactures endless comedic madness for The New Victory Theater. More…

Hello? Is anyone out there? Five fellows of "Machine de Cirque" are building a contraption to communicate with the outside world. Thing is, their fun-loving natures keep distracting them!  Before you can say "over and out," these awe-inspiring acrobats are swinging by their toes high above the stage, bicycling upside-down and backwards, and flipping and flying off teeterboards. 

1h 0m | Already closed | The New Victory Theater (Midtown W)

Member Reviews (6)


Entertaining, Clever, Funny, Absorbing, Great staging
Avg Score

Clever, Entertaining, Great staging, Funny

See it if you want to enjoy 60 minutes of creative circus entertainment. Very unusual staging and very talented young performers.

Don't see it if you enjoy serious drama or do not enjoy circus entertainment of any kind.

Also Both adults and children can enjoy this show. The New Victory Theater ... Read more Read less

Epic, Clever, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if You like really innovative staged circus. These guys are amazing. Organized chaos, cleverly choreographed and very skilled.

Don't see it if You don't like unconventional circus acts which have little form but great creativity.

Also This is in all respects a remarkable show. I have seen a lot of staged... Read more Read less


See it if You'd like to see jaw dropping, acrobatic and athletic stunts with a little bit of humor added in.

Don't see it if If you expect a polished set, costumes or Ringling Brothers theater. This is bare bones, but amazing.

Also Great show for people of all ages.... Read more Read less

Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great staging, Clever

See it if You want to see very talented, extremely creative acrobats

Don't see it if You don't like acrobats or mime

Also I took 2 children, a 10 year old girl and a 12 year old boy on the aut... Read more Read less

Absorbing, Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny, Masterful

See it if you like world class acrobatics seasoned with great imagination, humor, rhythm, adorable choreography and magic. Mesmerizing entertainment.

Don't see it if you don't like inventive high quality acrobatics with great artistic value and a large portion of humor.

Refreshing, Ambitious, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy better than circus graceful acrobatics.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy watching people do amazing things but not in a drama or musical

October 4th, 2018
"It’s likely that the intended audience for this piece, the early grammar school set, might not quite grasp this world. However, through astounding performances, intriguing set design and an air of honest darkness surrounded by silly levity, they like what they see...Fantastical and awe-inspiring...
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September 23rd, 2016
for a previous production "Your mouth will be agape at times while watching this 90-minute show. At other times you’ll likely find yourself wearing a goofy smile as a quartet of high-spirited circus artists and one energetic percussionist team up to deliver an inspired performance of acrobatics and broad comedy."
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September 23rd, 2016
for a previous production "While there is much to commend about this production, surely there must be theatergoers who yearn for more choices...During a ninety-minute performance, the troupe’s members infuse considerable amounts of joy into episodes of controlled mayhem, even if the first fifteen minutes or so seems more ...
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September 29th, 2016
for a previous production "Perhaps the number that best combines Machine’s acrobatics and comedic skills was an extended skit in which the performers try to doff bathing suits and still not display full frontal nudity, thanks to a rousing variety of hilarious maneuvers and split-second timing. Yes, they perform with great...
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