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Link Link Circus

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Members say: Clever, Entertaining, Intelligent, Delightful, Funny

About the show

Hunter Theater Project this solo show from Golden Globe-nominated actress Isabella Rossellini about the latest scientific discoveries about animal minds, intelligence, and emotions. More…

'Link Link Circus,' co-starring a dog named Pan, is at once comic and scientifically informed. Over the course of the performance, Rossellini transforms herself into Aristotle, Descartes, a medieval theologian, B.F. Skinner, and Charles Darwin—discussing the essence of human beings and what distinguishes us from the “brutes.” Accompanying Rossellini’s monologue are projections of her short comic films, home movies, photos, and drawings. Pan, an accomplished dog performer, plays various animals.

Member Reviews (10)


Clever, Entertaining, Intelligent, Delightful, Funny
Avg Score

Intelligent, Quirky, Entertaining, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy Rossellini's "Green Porn" series & want to see her expound further on animal behavior in her unconventional but informative way.

Don't see it if you're a science denier, you have zoophobia, or you expect more "circus" and less "lecture" from Isabella's show.

Love animals/science, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if Love/like animal and science. Isabella Rossellini and her dog.

Don't see it if Not traditional show, not long a little over one hour.

Also want to see this the last time it was at the theater but could not get... Read more Read less

Intelligent, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if a quirky lecture is your thing. very entertaining and informative. charming.

Don't see it if need a story instead of just information.

Clever, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if Who doesn't like a cute dog and stories about animals? Plus the bonus of the always delightful Isabella Rossellini.

Don't see it if You hate animals, have no interest in science and/or are basically a big curmudgeon.

Clever, Ambitious, Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent

See it if you prefer brainy entertainment, if you enjoy science and love animals.

Don't see it if you are not into one-woman shows, and want a traditional play

Also Ms. Rossellini is the bravest woman I know. An actress turned farmer t... Read more Read less

Clever, Thought-provoking, Delightful

See it if you enjoy Animal Behavioral sciences. Ms. Rossellini is quite enjoyable as is her dog.

Don't see it if you are squeamish about sexual reproduction; if you are not scientifically inclined or don't enjoy science shows.

Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Intelligent

See it if you are a Isabella Rossellini fan. It's an absolute pleasure being lectured by her and her cute dog!

Don't see it if you expect an evening of theatre with great acting.

Quirky, Thought-provoking, Refreshing, Enchanting, Clever

See it if You love Isabella Rossellini in anything, you appreciate off-beat presentations, or you have a soft spot for animals (who doesn't?).

Don't see it if You prefer conventional theater or if you are adverse to learning while also being entertained.

Animals, Isabellarossellini, Cute, Didactic, Refreshing

See it if You love animals

Don't see it if You are a stolid, stuffy grouch.

Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Intelligent

See it if If you love animals

Don't see it if If you think that theory of evolution is bullshit

April 21st, 2019
"Rossellini's enthusiasm for the subject is infectious as she delivers an enjoyable lecture encompassing scientific theories about animal sentience, referencing philosophers and scientists...Rossellini proves a delightful instructor, cheerfully willing to look ridiculous or make fun of herself to...
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May 7th, 2019
“One of the brainiest shows in town...Though better known to the world as a model, actor and filmmaker, Rossellini is also a scholar in the ways of animal behavior and an activist for wildlife conservation...Charming and intellectually stimulating.”
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April 27th, 2019
"A modestly astonishing 80-minute discussion...Through it Rossellini examines the 'links' between animals and humans. She’s interested in how animals learn—demonstrating that they do learn but pointing out that learning doesn’t necessarily equate with thinking...Moreover and thanks to her seeming...
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April 29th, 2019
"Enchanting exploration containing scientific tidbits where she is joined by her dog and a puppeteer for a delightful 80 minutes. Dressed in costume designer Fanny Karst’s fabulous modernistic take on a ringmaster’s uniform with flowing red tails, Rossellini is radiant as she holds forth in her c...
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