Category Archives: 2011

The Last Man on Earth

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The Antidote

1) Tell us about your show in the festival and why you’re doing it? The Antidote is the third part of a trilogy of circus tragedies that I began with my one-woman show Lionheart.  The Antidote is set in the same circus, and presents two clowns, Smartypants and Smartyboots, who fight to make the best…
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Student Soirée

The Student Soirée features the best work to come out of recent physical theatre workshops from teachers across the country.  Attached to the night is the presentation of the second annual Mark Purvis Bursary that funds a students’ future study in physical performance.  Last year, Alex Brekelmans was awarded the inaugural honour and used his…
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Lunacy Cabaret

The Lunacy Cabaret is Toronto’s longest running clown variety show.  Pretty much anything can happen in this no holds-barred night of clown mayhem. Your hosts for this eccentric evening of clown, burlesque, dance, comedy and music are Adam Lazarus and Mullet! Also appearing: Cherry Temple Anthony & Georgina Rachelle Elie & Christian Laurin Vampire Lesbians…
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Masters of Clown

The Masters of Clown is the festival’s Gala evening and this year we are lucky to feature as our GUEST SPEAKERS, clown greats Jan Henderson and John Turner. Jan Henderson is an award winning teacher, humour expert, a dynamic motivational speaker, and one of Canada ‘s leading specialists in creativity.  John Turner is world renowned,…
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The Specials

A comedy collective that incorporates sketch, clown, bouffon, improvisation, music, video, and more. All the members of the SPECIALS have experience and training in many disciplines, and each contributes something unique to the group, giving The SPECIALS its original and dynamic chemistry.  From clown to stand-up, musical numbers to stilt work, The SPECIALS take most…
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The Antidote

Smartypants and Smartyboots are trapped in a circus filled with mayhem, tragedy and betrayal. When even the Ringmaster starts to crack under the mounting chaos, the duo is forced to face what has gone horribly wrong and fight to make it wonderfully right using the only weapons they’ve got: cream pies. Written & Performed by…
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Red Nose District

A night crammed full of clowns, physical comedy, bouffon, mime, commedia and vaudeville. The Red Nose District brings together Old Clowns! New Clowns! Absentee Clowns! Clown Clowns!  No clown cars though (as far as we’ve been told) The Red Nose District continues in the tradition of classic Toronto clown shows such as Space Night, Cirque…
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Triple Bill

                  TRIPLE BILL 3 clowns 3 shows 1 hour Triple Bill presents a trio of Toronto’s favourite fools: Rachelle Elie, Eric Miinch and Stevie Jay.  Join this wild ride through comedy, chaos and absurdity in three mini pieces. Bridezilla crashes through the streets of Toronto leaving a trail of…
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The Last Man On Earth

The Devil and his minion plot to corrupt the last vestige of innocence on earth. Underdog Gormless Joe must play the hero or lose everything, including his one chance at love. Dora Award-Winning Keystone Theatre brings to the stage a thrilling new play in the style of a silent film. Cast: Phil Rickaby, Dana Fradkin,…
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