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Vaudevisual interview – “The Department of Fools”

[Translate] THE DEPARTMENT OF FOOLS I have always had a respect for the traditional theater style “Commedia dell Arte”. From photographing Carlo Mazzone-Clementi in 1982, ‘The Metaphysical Mask Improv’ workshop taught by Mask Arts Company in 2011,  interviewing Christopher Bayes in 2013 Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals Bookshelf – “How Sweet It Is” – Jackie Gleason

[Translate] This is one ‘helluva’ funny book!  Inside book jacket flaps. Back Cover of the book. This book is great! If you like The Honeymooners and any of Jackie Gleason’s TV Specials over the years you will enjoy reading these Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals Bookshelf – “Growing Up with Chico”

[Translate] GROWING UP WITH CHICO – by Maxine Marx Maxine Marx’s book about her experience as part of the family that gave us the Marx Brothers is deservedly well-known and much loved by classic movie fans.  Her anecdotes are funny, loving Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals interview with Siobhan O’Loughlin – “Broken Bone Bathtub”

[Translate] Video interview with “Broken Bone Bathtub” creator/performer Siobhan O’Loughlin. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ “A strange, comforting, and magical show that left me tremendously moved and deliriously hopeful.” — DC Metro Theatre Arts ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ I Read the full article…

“Wondershow” at The Cutting Room – Jan 19th, 2017

[Translate] I first met Jonathan Burns at the Festival of Fools in Vermont in 2012. I photographed him many times and laughed even more times. He is one funny man! Now he is coming to New York with a gang Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals Bookshelf – “The Day The Laughter Stopped”

[Translate] The Day The Laughter Stopped by David Yallop Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle and the story of his tragedy. Buster Keaton said that the day the laughter stopped was September 5, 1921 – the day that Virginia Rappe became ill during Read the full article…

Check out Vaudevisuals – Review – September 2016

[Translate] Vaudevisuals Year in Review – September 2016 September is always a great month for theater and variety arts. This month I interviewed ‘Collapsing Horse Theater’ from Dublin, funny man Joel Jeske and magic man Nelson Lugo, teacher/performer Carlos Garcia Read the full article…

Check out Vaudevisuals – Review – June 2016

[Translate] Vaudevisuals – Year in Review – June 2016 June was quite an active month. Bindlestiff Open Stage at Dixon Place, The Big Apple Circus was losing it’s presence in NYC, Quick Change book was started and Conjuring in Asia got Read the full article…

Check out Vaudevisuals – Review – May 2016

[Translate] Vaudevisuals Review – May 2016 Lots of great things happened in May of 2016. BelloMania was at The New Victory Theatre, Bindlestiff Family Circus presented their new show “A Cardboard & Duct Tape Spectacular and Radio Free Brooklyn had Read the full article…

Lou Costello sings “White Christmas” – 1952

December 25, 2016 // Clown, Comedy, Photography, Video // No Comments

[Translate] Here is a comic at his best. Lou Costello singing “White Christmas” and then all havoc breaks loose in a comic scene with the band. Enjoy this comic genius at his best! HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL! Keep a smile Read the full article…