Silent Comedy Troupe Bri-Ko - Clowning, Gags and Gadgetry
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The last date listed for Bri-Ko was Friday December 31, 2010 / Noon.
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The classic computer game The Oregon Trail gets a delightfully faithful stage adaptation -- bandits, dysentery and all. Known for their witty wizardly mash-up A Very Potter Musical, StarKid Productions' latest musical comedy The Trail To Oregon! follows a dysfunctional pioneer family as they fight their way cross-country by covered wagon, hunting, fording rivers and battling snakes, measles, typhoid and other dangers every step of the way. While those who grew up playing the The Oregon Trail game will delight in seeing its unintentionally hilarious grim scenarios unfold onstage, everyone at this show will revel in StarKid's side-splitting show tunes and razor-sharp dialogue. Learn More
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Lots of fun. Three expressive actors put on a playful show for us. Giggles at first, building into huge laughs as the evening progresses.
There was a wide age range in the audience, from schoolkids on up, and everyone was having a good time....continued
Quotes & Highlights
“The all-silent, G-rated Bri-Ko is proof that a group needs neither words nor adult content to be hysterical.” —Time Out New York
“Must-see” —Chicago Magazine
“If I were you, I’d do everything in my power to get a ticket.” —Chicago Tribune
“The stage is a treasure trove of hidden treasures and gimcrackery and the players inhabit it with zeal and gusto. Adults will be amused, kids will be downright flabbergasted.” —Time Out Chicago, Critic’s Pick
“…in terms of originality, Bri-Ko has no local peer.” —Chicago Tribune
“…75 minutes of generally hilarious physical comedy…at a level all ages can appreciate…” —Chicago Reader
“Bri-Ko pares everything down to make a wonderful concoction of mayhem and gleeful insanity.” —Chicago Theatre Blog
An inventive adventure of clowning, gags and gadgetry, where the simplest tasks become elaborate, hilarious processes — without a word spoken.
All silent. All funny. In a Bri-Ko performance, the simplest tasks become inventive adventures of clowning, gags and gadgetry. The three performers enact silent scenes in which easy processes are made as difficult and elaborate as possible through sketch, acting and clowning. Bri-Ko’s appeal is universal. Anyone of almost any age, speaking any language, with any cultural background can understand and appreciate the show. It’s family-friendly, but not a children’s show: bring your kids or bring your date!