“The more things change, the more they stay the same. Take ‘Wing Man’ at City Tech. Yes, there’s a huge electronic screen onstage. Yes, it boasts the latest in social networking’s bells and whistles. But no, it’s just an old-fashioned story of a sad, lonely clown seeking happiness and love. Mark Gindick’s solo performance is bright and clever. He offers a charming glimpse into today’s limitless, yet somehow empty world of social media. Without uttering a word, Gindick in his oversized glasses, tuxedo pants and red suspenders deadpans directly to the audience.”
Wednesday–Saturday, March 26–29, 2013 8 p.m.
Wing-Man and The Next Little Big Thing Productions were chosen as a 2014 Resident Company of the New York City College of Technology, Entertainment Technology division.
Thursday, September 26th at 9:30PM
Friday, September 27th at 7PM
Saturday, September 28th at 1:30PM & 7:30PM
“…Gindick is a gifted physical comedian, clearly influenced by the likes of Charlie Chaplin and the Marx Brothers. Like Chaplin, he performs without uttering a single spoken word (until the very end of the show). Also like Chaplin, Gindick’s humor comes with a hint of melancholy. But for the most part, the laughs in “Wing-Man” come fast and furious.” – Read More
“…But Saturday was full of surprises. The first performance was March Gindicka, the famous American comedian, who won the hearts of the audience in Warsaw without saying a word. Multimedia and interactive performance of “Wing-Man” is the story of a man looking for love. Actor uses facebook to show how the modern world, people come into contact and what are the difficulties. He keeps pulling to the stage the audience to have played given to them by the roles: the girl on a date at an amusement park and a psychoanalyst. Gindick with charm and warmth builds a story about loneliness and tireless willingness of … ” – Read a review of his performance at the festival here.
“Forget CABARET. From The Yard’s point of view, life is a vaudeville, good friend. And Mark Gindick proves the point in WING-MAN, a hilarious one-man show with not one live word spoken. It’s live but silent. It’s physical high comedy without the bad low jokes. On the face of it, Mark Gindick – physical comedian and 21st Century professional circus and stage clown – shows us his courageous quest for love and hot dates via the latest social media. In the artist’s words it’s simply a question Quixote could have posed to his own wing-man Sancho Panza, “How do I speak less and lust more?” – Read More at Dance Enthusiast Magazine.