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Nina Conti returns to New York City – Dec 12 – 23rd – “In Your Face” at Barrow St. Theatre

[Translate] Ventriloquism for a new generation… edgy, outrageous, and off the charts! Direct from her run at The Criterion Theatre in London’s West End, NINA CONTI, Britain’s voice-throwing queen, leaves the crowd speechless without even opening her mouth. Using face Read the full article…

Glitter Gutter @ The Slipper Room – August 17, 2016

[Translate] The Slipper Room is a great performance space! Like a ‘speakeasy’ in the Lower East Side. Beautifully decorated and intimate as well. Most of the shows there are of a ‘burlesque’ nature. I was there on Wednesday and photographed the Read the full article…

The Regard of Flight – Bill Irwin, Doug Skinner and Michael O’Connor

[Translate] Now that Bill Irwin has joined forces with David Shiner again to present OLD HATS I thought it right to ‘look back’ at Bill’s earlier success. “The Regard of Flight”. The show was performed in many venues before going Read the full article…

Ventriloquist/Juggler/Entertainer Senor Wences

[Translate] Senor Wences in 1935 with an early version of Johnny. Ventriloquist Senor Wences performing at The Lido Club in Paris. (Photog: Gjon Mili, ©1949) Wenceslao Moreno, who started his career as an unsuccessful bullfighter in Spain and then became Read the full article…

Capturing Clowns – Dance Magazine article April 1983

[Translate] Not to get reminiscent about the past but here is an article published in Dance Magazine in April 1983. Titled “Capturing Clowns”.  Featuring my photographs of performing artists. Most of my work at the time was done in studios Read the full article…

Hovey Burgess 75th Birthday Spectacular at Dixon Place – A Celebration!

[Translate] Hovey Burgess speaks at the Opening of his Birthday Celebration. Cover of Souvenir Program List of Acts performing at Spectacular Birthday Party Phil Marsh, Jen Slaw, Kristin Olness, Dick Monday, Carla Rhodes, Zero Boy, Valerie Benoit, Trixie Little, Boo Read the full article…

Hovey Burgess 75th Birthday Spectacular – Official Program – Performer Bios

[Translate] Cover of Program This event was produced by Bindlestiff  Family Variety Arts, Inc. Continue reading…

Hovey Burgess Birthday Show presented by Bindlestiff Family Cirkus @ Dixon Place

[Translate] Celebrating Hovey Burgess 75th Birthday Great show and great cause! Proceeds from the evening’s show are being donated to Bindlestiff Family Cirkus. A Night of Circus, Sideshow and Burlesque Hovey Burgess (juggling legend, circus historian, NYU professor, chairman of Read the full article…

Excerpt from Tim O’Brien’s book “Ward Hall – King of the Sideshow”

[Translate] WARD HALL – The Official Biography by Tim O’Brien I attended the ‘launch party’ for this book at the ‘Morbid Anatomy Museum’. I ask Tim if he would be so kind to share some of the wonderful text with Read the full article…

Coney Island USA needs YOUR HELP!

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