Already closed | 1h 30m | Upper W Side


From 69 member  reviews
Members say: Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Slow, Delightful

About the show

The renowned Swiss mask theater troupe conjures a magical world, full of possibilities, without uttering a word. Featuring some of Mummenschanz's most popular sketches, as well as new creations. More…

The troupe's exploits use creative forms, shadow and light as well as manipulation of sculptural, expressive masks, and abstract shapes. The entire program of sculptural puppetry and visual antics is performed without music or sound. The result is a spectacle of entertainment that is suitable for the entire family to enjoy.

1h 30m | Already closed | Gerald W Lynch Theater (Upper W Side)

Member Reviews (69)


Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Slow, Delightful

During previews
Banal, Excruciating, Slow

See it if you are amused watching paint dry

Don't see it if you value your time or are looking for a slightly cohesive experience.

Also Even the kids were bored and wanted to leave.

During previews
Disappointing, Excruciating

See it if your favorite video game is Pong. This show is super simplistic with basic movements and comedy.

Don't see it if you want ingenuity and humor to make up for the lack of music or dialogue.

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July 10th, 2018
“Mellow and breathlessly inventive...A collection of classic, often amphibious routines, and a few new ones...Wordless and mostly silent...Sometimes it’s easy to see how the human performers manipulate these materials; sometimes the postindustrial creatures seem to move without any human help at ...
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July 10th, 2018
“That the pre-school and early-elementary set would respond so strongly to non-verbal entertainment may seem a given, but many of their parents, not to mention the majority of adults who came without children, seemed just as charmed...For all the clever choreography involved here, there is a sens...
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July 10th, 2018
"Another highly imaginative, enchanting show that magnifies the world with childlike wonder...A visual and cerebral feast for those of us who relish the experience of pareidolia (seeing faces in random objects)...The timelessness quality of Mummenschanz's work comes from the fact that they draw i...
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July 11th, 2018
"I observed little change from earlier presentations. Though this show is billed as 'new.' practically nothing IS, but for 5 second spots like visual haiku. I found this extremely disappointing both because images without activity/character lack sustained interest and because such fertile imagina...
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