Nutcracker in Wonderland- Digital Holiday Show!

The Nutcracker in Wonderland is a crazy holiday show I’m participating in this year.  It’s a virtual show with live elements that is being produced and brainchilded by Bay Area variety wunderkind Frank Olivier.  It opens this Saturday evening, and has tickets available here:  https://tinyurl.com/nutcrackerinwonderland The show is a mashup of The Nutcracker, Alice in Wonderland, circus, magic, and variety.  […]

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Funny Friday: Peter Pitofsky and Frank Olivier– Together Again! (Separately)

Funny Friday with Peter and Frank

It’s Funny Friday this week! Two great performers (and alumni of Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Clown College) will be performing this Friday night via Zoom together. This is a don’t miss comedy show! Frank Olivier (http://www.funnyfrank.com) is a San Francisco based juggling phenom.  He has been performing for over 30 years on the street and at corporate events doing […]

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Laughing Stock presents Antonio Fava in Chicago 2/15-2/16/2020

February isn’t actually Commedia Month (although it does contain international Commedia Day).  But in Chicago, Laughing Stock Theatre is doing its darnedest to celebrate Commedia month anyway. They are bringing Antonio Fava, a world-renowned performer, teacher, director and maskmaker from Italy, to Chicago during the month of February.  He’ll be conducting a 2 day master class 2/15-2/16 at Links Hall […]

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Review of Cavalia’s Odysseo

Montreal circus company Cavalia has a new show that opened recently in Chicago (playing through April 23, 2017 at Soldier Field). The show is called Odysseo and bills itself as “The Best Show Ever.” That’s a lot to live up to.  It’s a beautiful, sumptuous show that has amazingly talented acrobats, equestrians, and some of the most talented and trained horses […]

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