Trick Boxing is a tiny treasure of a show

— The Scotsman

The best show I have seen, “Trick Boxing,” a screwball play about crime and boxing that features rapid-fire dialogue and bursts of whimsy

— New York Times

a dazzling execution of an irrisistible original tale

— Dallas Morning News

Its true magic shines in the manner of its telling.

— Markus Paminger - Theasy.com

a beautiful piece of comic storytelling performed with an infectious charm by two versatile actors at the height of their powers

— What's On in London

Crisp and clean, this show is a well-paced delight from beginning to end

— NYTheatre.com

Sossy Mechanics deliver a must-see performance in their elegantly simple production

— Theater Jones (Dallas)

Sostek does the talking, cramming in plot and characters in quick-fire succession, transforming his physique as fast as his speech patterns. McClellan's Bella is his sparring partner, equipped with gloves, dimples and fancy footwork

— London Observer

Trick Boxing is a uniquely lovely blending of genres and dramatic tones that make a wonderful, touching, spine-tinglingly captivating piece of storytelling, which doesn't merely warm the cockles of your heart, it flambés them.

— The Scotsman

it's a winningly screwball, perfectly pugilistic performance.

— Aaron Riccio - That Sounds Cool

brimming with fleet-footed charm from beginning to end

— Minneapolis Star Tribune

a sweet little love story from a bygone era

— Winnipeg Free Press

making magic out of just about nothing

— Vancouver Sun

“Trick Boxing is a uniquely lovely blending of genres and dramatic tones that make a wonderful, touching, spine-tinglingly captivating piece of storytelling, which doesn't merely warm the cockles of your heart, it flambés them.” (The Scotsman)

Dancing Danny is caught between a rock and a hard place. Indebted to a street tough, who saved his life, Danny reluctantly becomes a boxer to pay him back. While training for matches he meets a dancer named Bella who teaches him a few moves of her own. But is Danny’s meteoric rise to the boxing championships due to his skill, or are there other forces at play? This smash hit physical comedy is told through rapid-fire dialogue, high-energy dance numbers, ridiculous puppetry, true love, and of course, boxing!

Full version premiered 2012, Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Originally premiered 2002, Minnesota Fringe Festival, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 

    Trick Boxing is a tiny treasure of a show "
— The Scotsman
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    a sweet little love story from a bygone era "
— Winnipeg Free Press
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    think working class Fred and Ginger "
— Dance Theatre Journal
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    a beautiful piece of comic storytelling performed with an infectious charm by two versatile actors at the height of their powers "
— What's On in London
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