Comedy Revue Chicago City Limits Performs MySpace or Yours?
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The last date listed for Chicago City Limits was Saturday November 29, 2008 / 8:00pm.
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This truly spectacular show not only features amazing feats of strength, agility and flexibility from the skilled performers of this world-famous Chinese troupe -- but you may be more than pleasantly surprised by the company's display of sly humor, dazzling color and great music. Drawing on more than 2000 years of tradition, the Peking Acrobats create a true cirque-style carnival of dance, gymnastics, plate-twirling, juggling and cycling that's gained them worldwide fame -- including an appearance in the hit movie Ocean's 11. Learn More
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Featured review from mike
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Most people are familiar with Improv work via the (heavily edited)show "Who's line is it anyway?" This performance was similar, but without the benefit of editing.
The good: There were several huge laugh-out-loud moments. The performers are obviously talented.
The bad: They didn't seem to know when to end the musical sequences. Each one went on longer and un-funnier than they needed to be. The show also suffered from two other handicaps: The large theatre is ill suited for that type of interactive comedy, and perhaps most devastating, with the majority of the audience in the 60 year old and up range(season ticket holders I am guessing), the pop-culture comedy aimed at 20-40 year olds was largely met with silence.
We actually left at the intermission, after one excruciating hour of semi-funny. Though, as they are quick to point out, every show is different.
Quotes & Highlights
- "Ingenious and funny!" --New York Times
New York’s longest-running comedy revue, Chicago City Limits has reigned with its quick wit and uproarious comedy for over 25 years. Their latest show, MySpace or Yours?, takes aim at today’s headlines, sidelines and everything in between. From social networks to high profile jerks, and election campaigns to gas price pains— Chicago City Limits will take you on a virtual tour de force of high energy laugh-inducing creative comedy!