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Hank Curry brings laughter to ‘Confusion’ in NYC’s United Solo Pageant


Now in its thirteenth 12 months, United Solo Pageant is again at NYC’s Theatre Row via November 20, with dozens of reveals from throughout the nation and across the globe. For the 2022 season, the world’s largest solo theater pageant is that includes practically two months of performances, below the motto “One performer + One Story + One viewers = United Solo.” Most are for one evening solely (just a few have a further date), so don’t hesitate to get your tickets whilst you can.

I used to be pleased to have marked my calendar properly upfront for the NYC debut of Philadelphia-based author and performer Hank Curry and his one-man present Confusion. Offered within the format of a continuous sequence of pantomime sketches, the artist introduced his mastery of bodily comedy to the naked stage as he explored the minor obstacles all of us face via his hilarious portrayals of a wide range of characters, each female and male, coping with the surprising challenges of on a regular basis life.

With the usage of a rolling suitcase, some well-chosen props, and some fast costume adjustments, Curry took the viewers on a slapstick journey stuffed with confused and harried facial expressions, skillfully executed pratfalls, and vocalized sound results. He spoofed every part from a person making an attempt to reply a ringing telephone to a girl making use of make-up that makes her sneeze and getting her shoe caught on the sidewalk, to an previous man making an attempt to learn a ebook whereas a bee buzzes round him and a slipshod conductor who can’t appear to arrange his music stand, constantly drops his sheet music, and has a musician who is totally out of tune and off tempo – however retains smiling and nodding to the viewers anyway.

The transitions between characters have been fluid, the comical supply was knowledgeable, and the conditions have been acquainted and common, leaving everybody laughing and recognizing our personal risible conduct within the witty skits. For those who missed the ridiculously proficient Hank Curry this time, you should definitely catch future performances of Confusion or any of his different unique humorous reveals. For those who have been there, don’t neglect to solid your vote to your favorites within the United Solo Pageant; this 12 months’s award winners might be introduced on the closing gala on Sunday, November 20.

Operating Time: Roughly half-hour, with out intermission.

Confusion performed at 8:30 pm, on Friday, October 21, 2022, at United Solo Pageant, acting at Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Road, NYC. For the whole listing of upcoming reveals within the 13th Annual United Solo Pageant, enjoying via November 20, 2022, go on-line.

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