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Four Clowns At LaMama

Four Clowns , a Los Angeles based clown troupe, will be making a brief,East Coast debut May 23 to June 1 at  The Club at La MaMa. The show, which is also titled Four Clowns,  is a partly improvised romp through life and death, seen through the lens of the clown.  ...

Shotspeare at the Slipper Room

Somewhere around 1989 I appeared in a very fun touring production of Twelfth Night for the now defunct Perishable Theatre.  (I played Malvolio)  At the end of the show, a guy came up to me to say how much he liked the show.  He was not a typical theatre going guy, I...

Bello Nock & Friends: Bellomania (Through 4/20, NYC)

I had the privilege and opportunity to see Bello Nock perform his show Bello Mania at the New Victory Theatre (where it will be playing through August 20)  I can highly recommend it. Bello is widely acclaimed in the media as America’s best clown.  I don’t...

Kendall Cornell Clown Classes for Women in NY

We’ve featured Kendall Cornell’s workshops and works on clownlink many times before.  Kendall is one of the top “women only” clown teachers in the country (she may be the only one too) Kendall feels that women will feel more comfortable and be...

The Xylo-Van (in LA)

A very cool project recently came to my attention– the Xylovan, an old Ford Club Wagon that has been retrofitted, retrograded, remachined and re imagined into a musical van, that allows interactive participants to bang on it and make all kinds of weird wondrous...

Mark Gindick’s Wingman, Version 2.0

Back in 2011, I saw Mark Gindick do his first solo show up at SUNY Purchase.  SEE MY REVIEW It was a cold and snowy day, and the show was really great, although just in its beginning stages.  At the  talkback afterwards, Mark explained that there would be a whole lot...

A Radio History of British clowning

Fascinating radio program on the history of British clowning from the BBC. Better listen to it in a hurry though, because it’s only available for 2 more days (not sure if it will be available for purchase afterwards.) Host Tony Lidington (who created a one man...
recent from clowns Mark Gindick’s Wingman, Version 2.0
Mark Gindick’s Wingman, Version 2.0 Back in 2011, I saw Mark Gindick do his first solo show up at SUNY Purchase.  SEE MY REVIEW It was a cold and snowy day, and the show was really great, although just in its beginning stages.  At the  talkback afterwards, Mark explained that there would be a whole lot of changes coming. Well, 2 years have...
recent from shows Four Clowns At LaMama
Four Clowns At LaMama Four Clowns , a Los Angeles based clown troupe, will be making a brief,East Coast debut May 23 to June 1 at  The Club at La MaMa. The show, which is also titled Four Clowns,  is a partly improvised romp through life and death, seen through the lens of the clown.   This show is for adults. The clowns are one...
recent from books A Radio History of British clowning
A Radio History of British clowning Fascinating radio program on the history of British clowning from the BBC. Better listen to it in a hurry though, because it’s only available for 2 more days (not sure if it will be available for purchase afterwards.) Host Tony Lidington (who created a one man show based on British music hall master...
recent from training Kendall Cornell Clown Classes for Women in NY
Kendall Cornell Clown Classes for Women in NY We’ve featured Kendall Cornell’s workshops and works on clownlink many times before.  Kendall is one of the top “women only” clown teachers in the country (she may be the only one too) Kendall feels that women will feel more comfortable and be more creative (and create differently)...