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Vaudevisuals interview with James Hillier – Director of “Insignificance”.

Vaudevisuals interview with director/actor James Hillier

Screen Shot 2016-02-02 at 4.02.11 PMVVCast members: Michael Pemberton, Anthony Comis, Susannah Hoffman & Max Baker

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All performances of “iNSIGNIFICANCE” will be at Langham Place

For more information on defibrillator theater company go here.

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The Vaudevisuals Bookshelf – Groucho Marx: The Comedy of Existence

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Born Julius Marx in 1890, the brilliant comic actor who would later be known as Groucho was the most verbal of the famed comedy team, the Marx Brothers, his broad slapstick portrayals elevated by ingenious wordplay and double entendre. In his spirited biography of this beloved American iconoclast, Lee Siegel views the life of Groucho through the lens of his work on stage, screen, and television. The author uncovers the roots of the performer’s outrageous intellectual acuity and hilarious insolence toward convention and authority in Groucho’s early upbringing and Marx family dynamics.
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 “Lee Siegel’s brilliant analysis of the glorious, scary, beyond-funny humor of Groucho and his brothers made me feel as if I were watching their movies for the first time. In this hugely enjoyable and stimulating book, Siegel shows how Groucho became an impossibility: an immortal comedian.”—Ian Frazier, author of Great Plains and On the Rez
Ian Frazier
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 “Spirited and revealing . . . An astute psychological profile of the man whose biting, nihilistic comedy broke so many barriers.”
John McMurtrie, San Francisco Chronicle
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Groucho Marx with Margret Dumont
Groucho Marx with Margaret Dumont in “The Cocoanuts” from 1929.
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Great article by Lee Siegel in the Wall Street Journal here!
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Book Signing Party at Cornelia Street Cafe – “How Many Surrealists…?”

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BOOK SIGNING PARTY OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

 Come one – Come all!

Fun to be had at this book signing party.

A New Book by Clown historian, teacher and World Traveler John Towsen. Catch him while he is still in NYC!

Screen Shot 2015-11-16 at 10.32.40 PM1/2 the book is cartoons and the other half is JOKES! Lots of funny stuff to make your day…

Here is the Chapter lineup…Something fun for everyone!

1. Meaning of Life

2. Higher Education

3. Therapy, psychiatry, etc.

4. Visual arts

5. Performing arts

6. Language

7. Literature

8. Math

9. Science

10. The future

Just go and buy a book!

There will be FUNNY FREE Hor d’Oeuvres
Eckstein--explain humor
Bob Eckstein Cartoon.
More like this..and written jokes, anecdotes and more!
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Saturday, November 21st @3:00 t0 5:00pm
CORNELIA STREET CAFE – 29 Cornelia Street – Greenwich Village
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