Why did the chicken cross the road?

ensemble theatre · matthew hennigar · Ages 14+ · United States of America

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JOHN PATRICK DALY certified reviewer June 27, 2019
"How can a play about words in a joke make me feel things?" I asked, not knowing the journey I was about to embark on. This is a deceptively deep, emotional, and funny show about finding meaning, accepting yourself and others, and being ok with being yourself despite how others might see you. If you ever wanted to think about the horror of existence through the lens of comedy, this is the show to see. ... full review
JAMES FERRERO certified reviewer June 27, 2019
tagged as: why · did · the · chicken · cross · road · ? · To · get · other · side · . · joke · existential
An existential trip through words, Why Did The Chicken Cross The Road is an excellent example of what a Fringe show can be. Silly, absurd, intriguing, and ultimately surprisingly emotional, the actors are all committed to the strange world they inhabit as they trust the deftly written script made up of those very words.... full review
SIR DOPEFIT certified reviewer June 27, 2019
So when I read the title I was highly sceptical about this body of work and my willingness to see it. Let's just say I'm glad I did. The show was amazing, never thought I would laugh so hard from a play called "Why Did The Chicken Cross The Road". They turned this old joke into a new comedy that would be worth watching twice or more! ... full review
LAWRIE CHIARO SMYLIE certified reviewer June 29, 2019
tagged as: smart · funny · zany!
This is a zany, funny show with lots of laughs! A large cast puzzles, banters and argues with each other over the meaning and purpose of certain words. This is a very smart show. Very well-written with a great cast. I loved it!... full review
RAYMOND-KYM SUTTLE certified reviewer July 02, 2019
I enjoyed this performance immensely. I love word play and intellectual banter and nuance and puns and innuendo and word play. As a result, I was thoroughly entertained. Well-written and uniquely unusual.... full review
FEDERICO B LAITANO certified reviewer July 11, 2019
tagged as: funny · creative · words
I had a lot of fun in this insightful and intriguing comedy. Really talented cast.... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 10, 2019
tagged as: funny · clever · memorable
An exceedingly delightful show. With super sharp writing, and a truly impeccable cast, it was an entirely impressive production. Greatly looking forward to crossing all the roads again to get back to The Complex Hollywood Flight Theatre for another show. Highly recommended, check it out!!!... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 14, 2019
tagged as: CUTE · fun · short · smart · Intelligent · interesting · creative · unique
Profoundly cute. I enjoyed every second. ... full review
ERIC DEPRIESTER certified reviewer June 16, 2019
tagged as: funny · poltical · satire · Intelligent · experimental
A fun, witty deconstruction of culture, conversation, and our current political moment. ... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 16, 2019
Where to begin... I'll do my best. This show gives new meaning and breathes fresh air into one of the oldest jokes in the book. "Why did the chicken cross the road?" ...yes I know what you're thinking...this joke has been done and done and done....but this simple joke has never been heard or seen like this before. Mathew Hennigar takes us on a journey through self -realization, uncertainty, camaraderie, leadership, and love. Matthew, through his dynamic cast, shows us that when we come together there is no WORD too small. ... full review