The Universe (101)

cabaret & variety · cavort theatre · Ages 14+ · United States of America

world premiere
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BRANDON BURKHART certified reviewer June 21, 2018
tagged as: comedy · surreal · funny · clever · smart · science fiction
Loved this show, right up my alley! Surreal, trippy, philosophical, funny with some expert clowning and magic. Reminds me of a Steve Martin play mixed with the Marx Brothers and Mel Brooks.... full review
HELENE UDY certified reviewer June 02, 2018
Spectacular. A tiny slice of whimsy and magic in a vast and inventive world. You might even end up on stage !... full review
JAKE KORNELY certified reviewer June 02, 2018
Fantastic show. A real-life clown and a real-life mentalist explain the complexities of Schrodinger, string theory, and time travel. They know way more than you might expect.... full review
GLENN ROTTMANN certified reviewer June 02, 2018
Had the pleasure of seeing "The Universe (101)" on opening night. Its was a fun original show! A bit of Theater, a bit of Comedy, Mentalism, Hypnosis, and a whole lot of Entertainment. They put a lot of work and creativity into this show, and it really stands out!! Go see it and have a fun night out!!!!!... full review
SHARI BARRETT certified reviewer June 03, 2018
At times there was a bit too much metaphysical language for me, but the combination of a clown and mentalist from two different time periods meeting up by accident and then trying to put time back together again was very entertaining, especially with on-stage audience participation.... full review
DANIEL FAIGIN certified reviewer June 04, 2018
tagged as: time travel · farce · silly fun
The two performers, Ian Harvey Stone (FB) as Evanion and Matthew Godfrey (FB) as Norbut Yetso bring an energy and sense of zanyness to their characters that makes the show irresistable. They play, they clown, and yet have an earnestness in what they are doing that makes it all work. There is magic (I’m still not sure how they did the twist at the end), and there is science, and it all comes together in a wonderful whole. Full writeup at full review
DAVID LUCARELLI certified reviewer June 11, 2018
tagged as: witty · whimsical · magic
A witty and inspired magic show with great chemistry between the two lead actors that features hypnotism, time travel, quantum physics, metaphysics, time loops, and quite possibly the end of the universe.... full review
CHRISTOPHER KESSLER certified reviewer June 15, 2018
Derren Brown meets Monty Python. It is a unique and entertaining blend of slapstick and quantum mechanics, illusions and time distortions, mentalism and teleportation, hypnosis and the destruction of the universe. The audience is involved in the performance to such a degree that the final predictions are so strong that some eventually suspect each other of being confederates. It is worth the price of admission to see the expressions on their faces after the final curtain when they realize that they aren’t. Highly recommended. ... full review
ROB ANGELL certified reviewer June 16, 2018
What would happen if you put a clown and a mentalist in a modest hadron collider? This fantastic show! There's something for the brainiacs, something for the laymen (lemon?), something for everyone!... full review
ANNE MARIE SCHEFFLER certified reviewer June 17, 2018
Mind-blowing amazing show! Incredibly talented performers! Loved it!... full review