Circus Finelli (SF) Nov 7-16

San Francisco, Ca. – Circus Finelli returns to Stage Werx after a sold out run last May. They present a Slavic slapstick cabaret with daring comedy and dangerous cutlery.A one hour show of Circus Comedy fraught with mishap, sparkles, and sound effects. Come for sights to entice and delight: juggling, cows, contortion, dance and disaster. Circus Finelli is interactive, bright […]

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Fwd: See TARTUFFE in Boston Oct. 25

"Staged by Perrone as a cornucopia of physical gags and played to hilarious perfection" – Rob Hurwitt, San Francisco Chronicle SATURDAY, OCT. 25Cutler Majestic Theatre, Emerson College, Boston8pm, Tickets $45 Boisterous characters, lavish comedy and the trademark physicality of the Dell'Arte ensemble combine with the finely crafted satire of Moliere for an evening of masks, music and laughter. In Tartuffe, a religious charlatan takes over […]

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A Play about Clowns

The NY Times had a recent review about a play that features clowns. It’s not a clown show– it’s not a clown show, it’s a play, that is about a clown. Sounds really interesting. Wide-Eyed New Arrivals Falling in Love With the City By ANITA GATESPublished: October 3, 2008 From Clownlink If you are a true New Yorker (something that […]

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Festival Preview: The Birdmann

The Birdmann is an Australian circus/vaudeville/sideshow performer who combines magic, theatre, circus skills, and inspired nonsense to create a show that is unique. Acts include plastic-bag juggling, knife-throwing, and nostril tea-drinking. The act has displayed in fifteen countries internationally, and goes directly from the NY Clown Festival back home to the Melbourne Fringe in Australia. Here’s what The Groggy Squirrel, […]

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Circus Amok Summer Schedule

Circus Amok, New York’s radical, community oriented, political free Summer in the Parks Circus is up and about again for summer 2008. This year’s show is called “SUB-PRIME SUBLIME” and will feature the following: Acrobatic Economists, Fantastical Free-Falling Free Markets, Tenanacious Tenants, Querelous Quarks, Neurotic Neutrons, Vaulting Villains, Stupendous Stilters, Disco Dorothy, Lions and Tigers and Zebras Oh My! They […]

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Bill Irwin & Co. Get 5 Barrymore Nominations

Bill Irwin’s show THE HAPPINESS LECTURE just received 5 Barrymore nominations. The Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre are the Greater Philadelphia region’s only comprehensive theatre awards program, recognizing artists for excellence and innovation while serving to increase awareness of the richness of the local theatre community. Each year, over 100 productions produced by the region’s professional theatres are reviewed […]

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Clown Axioms & The Bitter End

Thursday, Friday and Saturday: July 31st, August 1st & 2nd All shows: 7:30pm Created and directed by Kendall Cornell Written and performed by Kevin Draine Nine women clowns spin tales of gothic romance and gory fairy tales with high comedy and unexpected twists. Clown Axioms is a brand new work-in-progress from Kendall Cornell and Clowns Ex Machina (formerly known as […]

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Slapsticon- Virginia (July 17-20)

SLAPSTICON is a four-day, international film festival dedicated to classic motion picture comedy! This year, the sixth annual festival will be held from Thursday July 17, through Sunday July 20, at Arlington county’s spacious Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre in Arlington, Virginia. The 6th Annual SLAPSTICON will start off with a triple slap when “The 3 Stooges Rarities Show”, begins on Thursday […]

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