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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…

Ward Hall reflects on “The Greatest Show on Earth”

[Translate] (Originally published at WLRN.org on Feb 8th, 2017) This week on Florida Matters we’re talking about the end of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. The circus has a long rich history and a colorful past full Read the full article…

Harley Newman – ‘Extreme Stunt Master’ – An interview

[Translate] Vaudevisuals interview in 2 parts with Harley Newman. I thought it out and decided that 2017 needs a great start. So, I am reposting this great interview with ‘master stuntman’ and wonderful person Harley Newman. I caught up with 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…

Merry Christmas from Vaudevisuals.com

[Translate] Merry Christmas from Jim Moore on Vimeo. Continue reading…

Justin Weber’s “Wacky of Wallabazoo” at Coney Island USA

[Translate]   Justin Weber presents “Wacky of Wallabazoo: a Yo-yo Boy’s Adventure,” his full-length debut show in New York City. In this fairytale adventure, Wacky ventures to the City of Dreams and is confronted with masked characters who attempt to Read the full article…

The Vaudevisuals Bookshelf – “Nightmare Alley” by William Lindsay Gresham

[Translate] NIGHTMARE ALLEY Nightmare Alley begins with an extraordinary description of a freak-show geek—alcoholic and abject and the object of the voyeuristic crowd’s gleeful disgust and derision—going about his work at a county fair. Young Stan Carlisle is working as Read the full article…

SUPERHUMAN: World’s Smallest People – A Documentary

January 12, 2016 // Comedy, Performing Arts, Sideshow, Women // No Comments

[Translate] Superhuman: World’s Smallest People For each of the captivating subjects in the breezily entertaining documentary Superhuman: World’s Smallest People, the true measurement of a person is more than just inches and pounds. It’s a formula built from equal parts Read the full article…

Ella Ewing – The Missouri Giantess

January 5, 2016 // American Circus, Sideshow, Women // No Comments

[Translate] Ella Ewing – Over 8′ Tall The custom built home of Ella Ewing featuring extra tall doorways, ceilings, and windows to accommodate better her height. Ewing initially disliked being gawked at, but decided that as it was unavoidable, she Read the full article…

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…