American Vaudeville

Closed
1hr. 15min.
Opened Jul 20, 2006
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Chaplin! Houdini! Keaton! Experience the conflict and comedy of an entertainment that defined American theatre for decades. A Crate, a Curtain, a Tuba--Vaudeville! In American Vaudeville you will see acrobatic feats, unbelievable mind reading, a high-wire act, hat tricks, rhythmic spoons, choreographed dance spectaculars, and even a man on fire. Well maybe not the man on fire, but you will experience vaudeville in its heyday, as Chester & Plunket, a dynamic comedy duo, climb from the bottom-of-the-barrel to the celebrated Orpheum Circuit. Creators and performers Jon Morris and Scott Nankivel have trained and performed around the world with Peter Brook, Philippe Gaulier, Cirque Du Soleil, Andre Serban, Anne Bogart, Kristin Linklater, and Tony Award winning Theatre de la Jeune Lune. They share 5 Drama Desk Nominations and have won the New York Fringe Best Performance Award. The show is directed by Kristi Hughes (Lecoq trained, Cirque du Soleil clown, & Attic People founding member) and Anson Mount (MFA Columbia University, Crossroads, City By the Sea, Tully, In Her Shoes not to mention Drama Desk Best Actor Award winner for Corpus Christi). See this world premiere performance before it heads to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Box Office Hours: 30 minutes prior to show Appropriate For Ages: 6 - 95

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