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“The Wild Party’s Over” – at The Tank – Jennifer Harder and the 3 Gentleman

[Translate] THE WILD PARTY’S OVER Directed by Chris Rozzi, Produced by Jennifer Harder Program made possible, in part, by support from The Tank, Bindlestiff Family Variety Arts, Inc. and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs Opening Scene – Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals Interview with Gary Ray – “Darinka”

[Translate] Darinka Membership Card ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Alien Comic and DanceNoise at Darinka Flyer from 1985. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~~ ~ ~ Read the full article…

Circus Dramaturgy Panel Discussion @ NYU Skirball Center

[Translate] Circus Dramaturgy – A Panel Discussion with Shana Carroll (7 Fingers) Lorenzo Pisoni (CircusKid) and Cecil McKinnon (Circus Flora) Part of the 7Fingers production of “Cuisine & Confession” performance presented at NYU Skirball Center on April 13th, 2017. ~ Read the full article…

Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus – A Clown Goodbye!

[Translate] Traditions help create memories. Traditions help impart our life values to our children. Traditions help give children a sense of identity. Traditions help create a sense of belonging. Traditions offer a sense of security. Last week I had the Read the full article…

“Cuisine & Confessions” – Les 7 Doigts de la Main

[Translate] “Cuisine & Confessions” – Les 7 Doigts de la Main Energy and beauty bound together with food! What a great evening of movement theater. Les 7 Doigts, the company behind the Tony Award-winning Pippin brings all their amazing skills Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals Bookshelf – “Chain of Fools”

[Translate] CHAIN OF FOOLS by Trav S.D. Chain of Fools traces the art of slapstick comedy from its pre-cinema origins in the ancient pantomime through its silent movie heyday in the teens and twenties, then on to talkies, television, and Read the full article…

Monday Night Magic – 4/3/2017

[Translate] Monday Night Magic is an interactive, jaw-dropping evening of illusion. Off-Broadway’s longest-running magic show! I hadn’t visited this series since it was uptown on the west side. The acts are all professional magicians! Here are a few photographs I 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 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…