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“The Ridiculous Romantic” A Silent Film Experiment WINS Coney Island Film Festival Award!

Directed by Jim R Moore

Thanks to all the made this film possible.

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It will be screened on Sept 28th at The New York Clown Theatre Festival 10pm Cabaret

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March 2012 – New York Downtown Clown Revue at Dixon Place

The New York Downtown Clown Revue

Season 5, Show #58

Christopher Lueck hosting the Downtown Clown Revue.

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Will Shaw

Will Shaw performs a new piece of business which includes a dry wit and dazzling skills.

Will Shaw spins a top on top of his cigar box structure.

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The Ridiculous Romantic

Kevin C. Carr and Carol Sirugo in a still from the film “The Ridiculous Romantic”.

Directed by Jim Moore, edited by David Katz, with Kevin C. Carr, Peter Daniel Straus, Kenwyn Dapo, Carol Sirugo, Emily James, Ishah Janssen-Faith, Emily Season, Music Score by Polygraph Lounge.

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Matthew “Phineas” Lish

Matthew ‘Phineas’ Lish juggles 9 balls all at once!

Matthew ‘Phineas’ Lish juggles 3 machete knives.

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Christopher Lueck prepares the audience for the next act by reading the cue cards.

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Everybody Nose It’s My Birthday

A series of short vignettes about dating and family life.

An offer from the audience to ‘marry’ the on stage actress.

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No Reservations

Billy Schultz takes Audrey Crabtree out on a date in ‘No Reservations’.

This piece gets wilder as it goes along but I will leave that to you when you see it!

This new piece is being directed by John Towsen.

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Music Performing Arts Photography Video

Polygraph Lounge – Mark Stewart and Rob Schwimmer

The wall in Mark’s studio is decorated with unique and eclectic instruments.

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“Mind-numbing virtuosity and rib-tickling wit — that’s Polygraph Lounge. They take words and music apart and put them back together in astonishing and hilariously unexpected ways.”

Peter Schickele, discoverer of P.D.Q. Bach

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Mark Stewart and Rob Schwimmer are very unique musicians. A ‘click’ on their names and you can fine out why!

I was happy to have the invitation to interview them in the studio where they rehearse.

The duo called Polygraph Lounge is Mark Stewart and Rob Schwimmer. Together they create new music and perform some of the classics of Spike Jones and other eccentric and delightfully odd music pioneers. I had the chance to meet with them in their rehearsal studio and got a bit of insight into their zany and musically talented work.

Mark told me that he had a song which explained in music what he and Rob do to create their original songs and mayhem.

Here is an clip from the concert they performed in France at the Marciac Jazz Festival.

See them perform live at Joe’s Pub this coming December 14th.

You will laugh out loud!!!

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“Bobby McFerrin needs no help in entertaining a crowd. Even so, this afternoons collaboration with the zany Polygraph Lounge (at Carnegie Hall) ought to be especially memorable for young and old alike.”




Time Out New York