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Charlie Ross’s One Man Avengers is described as physical theatre, which is an understatement. The Vancouver-based artist brings high intensity as he plays over a dozen of Marvel’s top superheroes in a 65-minute nerdy homage. Ross switches seamlessly between characters without creating confusion between his accents and personas, which is a feat in itself.
Anyone who has seen last two Avengers films won’t need a plot recap – if you’re a fan there are no surprise twists here. However, audience members who haven’t seen those movies will find jokes frequently soaring over their heads.
Ross feeds off his audience’s energy, making it awkward when a joke doesn’t land, which happened a few times on opening day. The niche humour is tailor-made for Marvel fans, while those who don’t know the difference between Thor and Iron Man aren’t going to find many reasons to laugh.
— Matt Schaubroeck