Monthly Archives // September 2011

The Clown Un_Mask – Hew Parham

[Translate] Hew Parham visiting Brooklyn from Australia. Hew Parham performing his one-man show “Odyssey Schmodyssey” at The New York Clown Theatre Festival. His show involves many characters and emotions all performed like a great abstract impressionist painting. The show was Read the full article…

The Clown Un_Mask – Nina Levine

[Translate] Nina Levine at ease without a clown nose on. In her hilarous piece about quiting smoking Nina Levine ends up startled on the floor. Still trying to quit. Nina performing in an earlier piece at The New York Downtown Read the full article…

2011 – Joel Jeske’s I HAVE NEVER DONE THIS BEFORE – Amuse Bouche

[Translate] A Clown Experiment  of High Risk and Humiliation Joel Jeske greeted the audience from behind his suitcase with title cards. When the audience didn’t respond to his ‘Title Card” vocally he directed them to do so. Joel handed out Read the full article…

2011 – Channel One – Emily James and Ishah Janssen-Faith – Amuse Bouche

[Translate] A warm and welcoming duo meet and greet the audience. Ishah Janssen-Faith acting up in a character like fashion. Emily James loves to blow bubbles at the audience in the “Bubble Buster’ piece. Ishah Janssen-Faith as the sexy and Read the full article…

“What is Funny” A commentary by clown, physical comedian Joel Jeske

[Translate] Joel Jeske will be performing his one man show I HAVE NEVER DONE THIS BEFORE at the Amuse Bouche: NY Clown Theatre Festival presented at The Brick Theater. Tickets can be purchased here.

2011 – Tivo la Resistance! – Logic Limited, Ltd’s at the NY Clown Theater Festival

[Translate] Enter the theatre and a trio of performers greet you with Dunkin Donut ‘Munchkins’ and lemonade. They take your name and immediately affix a name tag on your clothing. A lovely greeting to be a member of the ‘Underground’ Read the full article…

2011 “Morro and Jasp GONE WILD – NY Clown Theater Festival

[Translate] Toronto duo Morro and Jasp are BACK! And they are going WILD! The show is a roller coaster ride for both the performers and the audience. HIgh energy clown trip for spring break. One can only imagine what can Read the full article…

David Cale – Writer, monologist, songwriter, performance artist.

September 19, 2011 // Performing Arts, Photography // One Comment

[Translate] I first met David Cale in 1982 performing at the Westbeth Theater Center’s Monday night show. He has gone onto create a diverse career for himself  by writing and performing, singing and directing. I wanted to ask him about Read the full article…

2011 ‘Odyssey Schmodyssey’ – Hew Parham at the NY Clown Theater Festival

[Translate] Hew Parham in one of his many incarnations on stage during his ‘Odyssey Schmodyssey’. Schmoo is born and has to deal with his loneliness, insecurities and demons. Schmoo has a talk with his beloved ‘Petal’ on the deserted island. Read the full article…

Amuse Bouche: The NY Clown Theatre Festival – Clown Cabaret 9/14/11

[Translate] Hosted by the hilarously entertaining DONOVAN ENSEMBLE. (L Johnnie Niel R. Joe Kolbow) Starting the evening off was The Donovan Ensemble’s  7 minutes version of Madam Butterfly. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Emily Carragher Trying to get a ‘head Read the full article…