The Golden Nose Award:

Here’s the press release from NY Downtown Clown Revue, which includes the nominees for the first ever Golden Nose Award:

April 18th, 2007- New York Downtown Clown is proud to present the ONLY Clown Awards Show in North America- The New York Downtown Clown Golden Nose Awards.

This first-annual event will honor Clown Excellence from performances of the New York Downtown Clown Monthly Revue’s inaugural year. In addition to the awards presented, the evening will include performances by nominees, dance numbers, door prizes, red carpet, and audience participation games with prizes. The show will also feature Clown Superstar Presenters, including Barry Lubin (Grandma- Big Apple Circus) and Hovey Burgess (The Father of the New Circus Movement). The Golden Nose Award Statues will be designed and created by Clown Nose/Mask Maker, Stanley Allan Sherman (creator of the WWF Mankind Mask).
Dress: Formal Attire- Noses Optional.

The Categories and Nominees for the 2007 New York Downtown Clown Golden Nose Awards are:

Audience Choice Best Clown:
Brent McCoy, Hilary Chaplain, Mark Gindick, and Poofy Du Vey
Audience Choice Best Clown Piece:
Classically Trained by Hilary Chaplain, Glamourpuss by Kendall Cornell,
Super Nova by Mark Gindick Jeff Seal and His Big Red Ball by Jeff Seal
Clown of The Year:
Eric Davis, Hilary Chaplain, Joel Jeske, and Kendall Cornell

The Producers of Slava’s Snowshow (David Foster and Ross Mollison) will receive the Clown Achievement of The Year Award for running the show for two record breaking years off-Broadway.

This is the First Clown Awards Show in NYC and the only one in North America.

About NYDC: The New York Downtown Clown Revue performs every third Monday of every month. Each performance is a new set of clown acts ranging from cute to creepy and includes audience participation games with prizes.

The New York Downtown Clown Revue is the only monthly clown variety show in the world.

New York Downtown Clown is dedicated to cultivating clown theatre in NYC by creating a central hub for clowns and clown fans to share, learn, promote, and teach through performances and online resources. The Clown Revue is the center of the clown theatre community in NYC and has performed to sold-out audiences since May of 2006.

WHAT: The New York Downtown Clown Golden Nose Awards
WHERE: The Kraine Theatre 85 E 4th St (btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave)
WHEN: Monday, May 21st Red Carpet 7:30 pm Show 8:00pm
COST: For tickets ($15) call SmartTix (212) 868-4444
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