Monthly Archives // March 2017

Coney Island USA Benefit – Amazing Night for All!

[Translate] CONEY ISLAND USA BENEFIT SPECTACULAR The Great Fredini (Fred Kahl) and Coney Island USA founder/director Dick Zigun. Adam Bishop and Patrick David Wall Bambi The Mermaid and Chuck Varga Reverend Billy and his megaphone reached out to all those present Read the full article…

Hank Smith – “The Story of Tap” at Dixon Place

[Translate] Saturday, April 8th @7:30 pm THE STORY OF TAP…etc. “The Story of Tap…Etc.” is a continuation of a series originally done at Dixon Place for six evenings in 1998 and 2005. It returned for one night in 2015 and Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals interview with David Commander – “Steve of Tomorrow”

[Translate] “STEVE OF TOMORROW” Created by David Commander and Rob Ramirez Written and Directed by David Commander March 16–April 1, 2017  at The Collapsable Hole55 Bethune Street, New York NY 10014 Thursday-Friday, March 23-24 at 8:00 pm Saturday, March 25 Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals interview with Robert Prichard – “Surf Reality”

[Translate]  The interview with SURF REALITY  co-founder Robert Prichard Performers who played Surf Reality include: (A Who’s Who of the downtown performing arts scene) Jim Gaffigan, Marc Maron, Louis Black, Rick Shapiro, Jeff Ross, Judah Friedlander, Sarah Gold, Sonya Sohn, Michael Portnoy, Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals Bookshelf – “The Night They Raided Minsky’s”

[Translate] When I was a student at SVA studying Film Production I spent a day walking around the neighborhood and found a film set which had been created on West 26th Street. They had reconstructed an old 1920’s neighborhood to Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals Bookshelf – “The Downtown Book”

[Translate] The New York Art Scene in the period of 1974 thru 1984 was ‘on fire’. So much was going on everywhere! This book covers the scene! Downtown is more than just a location, it’s an attitude–and in the 1970s Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals Bookshelf – “The Comic Mind” – Gerald Mast

[Translate] Back Cover of The Comic Mind ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Table of Contents Introduction Pt. I: Assumptions, Definitions, and Categories 1. Comic Structures 2. Comic Thought 3. Comic Films—Categories and Definitions Pt. II: Primitives 4. Jests, Tricks, and Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals interview with Geoff Sobelle – “The Object Lesson”

[Translate] The New York Theatre Workshop was packed ‘wall-to-wall’ with boxes and other storage unit items. I had read about “The Object Room” when Geoff Sobelle had performed it at BAM a few years ago, and the reviewer’s description of Read the full article…