The Bad'uns: Clown Acts of Contagion
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The Bad'uns: Clown Acts of Contagion

The Bad'uns: Clown Acts of Contagion NYC Reviews and Tickets

(11 Reviews)
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Delightful, Funny, Quirky, Ambitious, Thought-provoking

About the Show

This world premiere clown show explores notions of womanhood by looking at the legends of famous women criminals, outlaws, and killers.

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Member Reviews (11)

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891 Reviews | 259 Followers
Entertaining, Funny, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Delightful

See it if you like mime-type action with little dialogue, here in ways that challenge you and make you think-excellent troupe with great expressions.

Don't see it if you want a play with a start, story line and ending. This is a series of vignettes on a variety of topics.

670 Reviews | 156 Followers
Subversively feminist, Physical, Hilarious, Delightful, Smart

See it if you want to see some prime clowning for our times, with a feminist bent.

Don't see it if you are in the mood for something serious. Read more

567 Reviews | 147 Followers
Great staging, Thought-provoking, Quirky, Intelligent, Ambitious

See it if Seven angry women with criminal tendencies try to flout looming ho-hum male oppression thru pantomime, humour, and the big red rubber noses.

Don't see it if Hard vamping and little attitude spell panties only slightly getting into a twist:"We draw the line/We won't toe the line/We cross the line" Read more

192 Reviews | 84 Followers
All female! all clowning! all scattershot!, Gleefully anarchic

See it if 7 fearless females confront you with jest, irony, satire and hints of deeper significance; refreshing to see woman-centered clowning

Don't see it if sometimes outstays its welcome; some material lands with giddy ludicrousness and other vignettes merely dribble away Read more

109 Reviews | 9 Followers
Hilarious, Entertaining, Funny, Dizzying, Delightful

See it if Crazed but inventive clowning for grown ups (as in serious topics); leave children at home, brush up in your French and Norse and enjoy

Don't see it if if cannot appreciate inventive silliness

73 Reviews | 9 Followers
Comical, Ambitious, Quirky, Funny, Delightful

See it if you like comical sketches.

Don't see it if you expect well-trained physical acts.

69 Reviews | 18 Followers
Favorite for all ages, Masterful, Exquisite, Ambitious

See it if you like EXTREMELY INVENTIVE, well acted with a VERY captivating script.

Don't see it if you need a tradition play with a typical timeline Read more

62 Reviews | 8 Followers
Ambitious, Funny, Fluffy, Quirky, Clever

See it if Seeing women take on clown personas to play out their social roles was a blast.Some great riffs with some weaker writing.

Don't see it if You don't like women or parody.

Critic Reviews (1)

November 15th, 2019

"'THE BAD'UNS: CLOWN ACTS OF CONTAGION' Packs a Punch With Smart, Family-Friendly Satire"
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