Clown College Reunion on the Cape– “Chuck-centennial”

I’m hanging around with 50 Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Clown College  (RBBBC) Alumni this weekend on Cape Cod. It’s a little overwhelming.  Clowns of all shapes, ages, and classes are here.  Clown college started in 1968, and went up until 1997, there are over 1500 alumni of the school.  Of course, some have passed on, some have stopped clowning […]

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Daniel Stein-Celebration Barn.

Daniel Stein in “Timepiece” Timepiece On Saturday, July 23rd at 8 PM, Celebration Barn Theater presents Daniel Stein in “Timepiece”. Having toured 30 countries, Timepiece deals with the passage of time in the life of a man, and how conflict and power and subsequently, joy and love emerge from time’s progression.  “One of those rare revelatory experiences one waits for […]

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Clowns Ex Machina Show Work in Progress May 21, May 25 (NY)

Clowns Ex Machina’s newest creation, CLOWNS FULL-TILT explores familiar, 2-D representations of women – famous paintings, everyday advertisements, the stock characters of film and television. Compressed layers of representation spring to absurd and symphonic life onstage – no flat medium can stop a clown who wants to bust out! (and once again, not CLOWN SEX MACHINE, although their URL looks […]

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Synetic Theatre in DC– a silent King Lear (through April 24)

Thanks to Brian Foley for pointing this out to me! This looks like an amazing and highly stylized King Lear.  See the video below to see how amazing the production values of this show are. Apparently Synetic has been doing Silent Shakespeare productions, and this is the SEVENTH Synetic’s King Lear Presented by Synetic Theater Directed by Paata Tsikurishvili Choreography […]

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The Adventures of Steve and Ryan

I’ve been reading a blog “The Adventures of Steve and Ryan” which is a blog  by Steve Copeland and Ryan Combs, the two clown partners that are on the Kelly Miller Circus. Kelly Miller is an Oklahoma based circus that has been performing since 1938, and is currently owned by John Ringling North. They bill themselves as “America’s Finest One […]

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It’s Been Real: The Life and Legacy of Ernie Kovacs

It’s Been Real: The Life and Legacy of Ernie Kovacs Paley Center for Media 25 West 52 Street New York, NY 10019 Tuesday, April 12, 2011 6:30 pm ET Members: $20 General Public: $25 Buy Tickets   [amazon_enhanced asin=”B004IB04NU” price=”All” background_color=”FFFFFF” link_color=”000000″ text_color=”0000FF” align=”Right”/] The Paley Center for Media will hold an event celebrating and honoring television pioneer Ernie Kovacs.  […]

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Ten West: Comedy Duo

TEN WEST is the comedy duo of Stephen Simon and Jon Monastero under the direction of Bryan Coffee. They blend physical virtuosity and inventive comedy with poignant writing, broad audience appeal to create their own theatrical style with strong influences of vaudeville, commedia, and clown. Ten West originated in the sketch comedy world in 2003, and has been touring throughout […]

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