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

81%
(11 Reviews)
Positive
91%
Mixed
9%
Negative
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Members say
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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79
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.

86
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

78
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

79
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

84
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

67
Comical, Ambitious, Quirky, Funny, Delightful

See it if you like comical sketches.

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

100
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

78
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)

BroadwayWorld
November 15th, 2019

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