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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…

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…

Joel Jeske – Lessons in Comedy Performance!

[Translate] I usually don’t use this space to promote events, BUT this one is SPECIAL! Joel Jeske is teaching a class in ‘Comedy Performance.’ I sat down with Joel yesterday, and he mapped out the classes and what he would Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals interview with “The Umbilical Brothers”.

[Translate] SPEEDMOUSE (re-squeaked)! 1 Week Left. See it before it closes! Sitting on stage at Theatre 80 with David Collins and Shane Dundas (aka The Umbilical Brothers) was great fun! Their energy and animated gestures kept me laughing almost the Read the full article…

Weimar Cabaret and Le Pustra’s ‘Kabarett der Namenlosen’

[Translate] This blog post is authored by our Berlin Correspondent Victoria Linchong. For most of the world, the mention of Berlin invokes a decadent underworld of androgynous women in beaded gowns and men in monocles smoking from ebony cigarette holders Read the full article…

Clown Documentary for American Theater Wing

[Translate] Directed by Margarita Jimeno. This delightful documentary shares the love of clown from the perspective of Clowns! Slava Polunin(Snow Show), David Shiner(Old Hats), Joel Jeske(Big Apple Circus), and Brent Mcbeth(Big Apple Circus) discuss clowning with wonderful footage of their performances. Read the full article…

The Theatre of Robert Anton – An Exhibition

[Translate] The Theater of Robert Anton It must have been early 1980’s, and I was working (performing as a mime) at an upstate NY fair “German Alps Festival” at Hunter Moutain. The festival included many performers and once in awhile Read the full article…

Smith & Dale – Vaudeville Comedy Duo

[Translate] Smith & Dale My Treasured ‘Signed photograph’  from Joe Smith. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ I met Joe Smith (Feb. 16, 1884 – Feb 22, 1981) at “The Conference on Popular Entertainment.” (1978) a convention produced at the New York Read the full article…

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…

Michael Moschen: Abstract Sound with Simple Instruments

[Translate] Michael Moschen I photographed this brilliant innovative juggler back in the 1980’s when he was exploring the 3 balls juggling routines and what he could do to make it ‘his’. Many years later I saw his one-man show at Read the full article…