Mr. Chonkers

Solo Show · john norris · Ages 16+ · United States of America

one person show
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JULIA SANDERS certified reviewer June 25, 2022
tagged as: Absurdist · clown
What a gift! The first time I've lost myself in laughter all year. The way Norris plays is joyful and bizarre while feeling both calculated and reckless.... full review
CONOR HANNEY certified reviewer June 25, 2022
Very well done. Go in cold with no expectations.... full review
ALAN MICHNOFF certified reviewer June 25, 2022
tagged as: Hats · Accent · offensive · clown
I'm suing John Norris. He owes me compensation for medical expenses incurred from laughing to the point of physical injury. Norris and his director Corey Podell are wildly irresponsible for developing a show that's so entertaining it makes it hard to catch your breath. I was gasping for air and the charismatic performance just continued. For the well-being of audiences everywhere, stop putting on this fantastic show. ... full review
MICHAEL LYONS certified reviewer June 25, 2022
tagged as: hilarious · fun · funny · physical comedy · clown
Such pleasurable hour of completely ridiculous, beautiful, cringey, fun clowning. I laughed so hard and so often. For the first 10-15min I had no idea what was even going on but I didn't care because I was LMFAOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO. ... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 24, 2022
I didn’t know what to expect going into it. Then Mr. Chonkers reassures you it’s going to be a fun, wild ride and I had an absolute blast. Very funny... full review
TROY MILLER certified reviewer June 23, 2022
tagged as: Comedy · interactive · characters · absurd · clown · solo
Warning! Only see this show if you're into laughing non-stop for 50 minutes. John Norris delivers a tour de force of absurdist comedy bits that gleefully defy easy categorization. His work is both vaudevillian and modern, with characterizations and sight gags that charm as much as they pound repeatedly on the funny bone. There is something Bill Hader-ish about his manner and character work - and yeah, he'd be right at home on SNL. Chonkers is hands down the most hilarious thing I've seen at the fest.... full review
TATUM LANGTON certified reviewer June 12, 2022
tagged as: oddball · Dark Comedy · absurd
Absurdly delightful and unexpected whilst being almost exactly what I expected. From the title to the poster you can generally get the idea of what you're getting into, don't know. You just don't know. It's an adventurous ride that had me wide-eyed and guffawing. John Norris is unapologetic and quirky to the nth degree. I want to see it again and again because I suspect it will never be the same performance twice. ... full review
MARILYN MINEO certified reviewer June 10, 2022
tagged as: laughter · hysterical · Upbeat · funny · mr chonkers · Idiot · clown · Comedy
Upbeat and energetic, I was laughing from the beginning to end. John Norris is brilliant. ... full review
ERNEST KEARNEY the certified reviewer June 10, 2022
tagged as: A GOLD MEDAL
Zany Zen from John Norris. The most fun I've had at HFF22.... ... full review
KATIEROSE DONOHUE ENRIQUEZ certified reviewer June 08, 2022
tagged as: clown
The most fun I've had at the Fringe. So much laughter. John Norris is reminiscent of Bill Irwin. ... full review