Amuse Bouche: A NY Clown Theatre Festival Hors D'oeuvre

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Opened Sep 4, 2009
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

The NY Clown Theatre Festival (the preeminent presenter of Clown Theatre in the U.S.) will return in the Fall of 2010. While you wait, The Brick Theater, Inc. does not want you to go hungry and present 5 Clown Theatre originals playing for a very limited run. Happy Hour presents And it Feels so Good! New York's premiere physical comedy trio Happy Hour is together again with an all-new show! Mark Gindick (Big Apple Circus), Ambrose Martos (Cirque du Soleil) and Matthew Morgan (Ringling Bros.) transcend formulaic circus comedy to create an evening of theater that is remarkably genuine, occasionally absurd, definitely sweaty and wildly funny. The New York Post calls the comedy trio Happy Hour "irresistible high-energy entertainment" and the New York Times says they are "hilarious." The Village Voice adds: "The talented trio let fun flow freely. It's easy to see how Happy Hour could become a habit." September 23 - September 26 @ 8pm, Sept 27 @ 3pm Harrington & Kauffman presents Cabaret Terrarium Starring Richard Harrington and Chris Kauffman Gustave and Nhar from Harrington & Kauffman's Nharcolepsy and Motel California return! In this epic comedy of amnesia and redemption, watch Belgian cabaret singer Gustave and his silent assistant Nhar travel the world in search of clues about Gustave's family and his own shadowy past. September 18 and 19 @ 8pm, September 20 @ 3pm Aimee German and Jennifer Sargent present Canarsie Suite At the Edge of Vaudeville As the Vaudeville era closes, the illustrious LeRoy Sister-Act unravels at the seams. A "hilarious" (ThreeWeeks), tawdry carnival of dance, song, knife throwing, acrobatic gorillas, and High Melodrama based on 1910 Vaudeville scripts that swings and stomps along the edge of farce and drama. "One of the weirdest and most memorable evenings in the theatre I have ever experienced." PragueTV Devised by Aimee German and Jennifer Sargent with consultation from Eva Burgess, Michelle Seekamp, Eric Davis Performed and Directed by Aimee German and Jennifer Sargent, Music Directed by Tone Melone (canarsiesuite.com) September 4 & 5 @ 8pm, September 11 & 12 @ 10pm Ten Directions presents Icetacles: The Last Chance Of A Lifetime Ice Castles, The Cutting Edge and Rocky collide on skates. When a has-been coach brings two sightless skaters together to win the big competition we learn that sometimes the one you love is the person you hate the most and winning is all that really matters. The creators of Bouffon Glass Menajoree bring you a blind parody on wheels. A work in progress developed in Collaboration with: Lynn Berg, Audrey Crabtree, Jonathan Kaplan, Jeff Seal and Shawn Wickens. Choreography by: Ron Hoffman September 8, 15 and 22 @ 8pm Logic Limited, Ltd. presents Schaden, Freude, and You: A 3 Clow Seminar Directed by Jane Nichols; Featuring Chris Arruda, Brad Fraizer and David Graham Jones. schadenfreude \SHOD-n-froy-duh\, noun: 1. largely unanticipated delight in the suffering of another; 2.over-the- counter cultural antidepressant; 3. self-help seminar exploring the healing powers of schadenfreude conducted by three leading professional experts in the field. Logic Limited, Ltd. has just the tonic for these tough times. Join them for the self-help seminar that's guaranteed to self-destruct. September 11 & 12 @ 8pm, September 18 & 19 at 9:30pm

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