Already closed | 0h 45m | East Village

CHALK

From 11 member  reviews
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. More…

'Chalk' is a whimsical solo show which invites audiences of all ages into a hand-drawn world where imagination is made real and anything can happen. Charlie Chaplin meets Harold and the Purple Crayon in this feel-good romantic romp.

0h 45m | Already closed | The Kraine Theater (East Village)

Member Reviews (11)

MEMBERS SAY:

Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Delightful, Enchanting
77
Avg Score

73
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

Also It's a show that you could bring your family, it's different it's fres... Read more Read less

74
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.

Also I was sitting next to a family with several young children (under 8) a... Read more Read less

69
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.

80
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.

81
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.

Also Genuinely fun performance. Alex Curtis was delightful on and off stage... Read more Read less

80
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

100
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

100
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.

For a previous production
81
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if you are a fan of really funny comedies!

Don't see it if you are not a fan of comedies.

For a previous production
75
Clever, Ambitious, Entertaining, Quirky, Intelligent

See it if you're a fan of Charlie Chaplin.

Don't see it if you absolutely need words to follow a story. I didn't think I could be captivated by a silent one man show, but, I enjoyed every minute

For a previous production
81
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if You love theatre

Don't see it if you dont like being entertained


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...
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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 ...
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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...
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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 im...
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