Saturday, August 14, 2010

Announcing: New Clown Show

How to Give Up on Your Dreams: By Not Really Trying
an original solo clown show

Premiering at the NY Clown Theatre Festival 2010

How To Give Up On Your Dreams: By Not Really Trying
Bony Lil aka Zea Barker
Chicago, IL
So much struggle. So much heartache. Don't you think it's time to let those dreams go? Take it from a recent convert. Bony Lil takes you by the hand and leads you to a place where you don't need to try and strive...and cry. Give up on your dreams. You'll be awfully glad you did. 45 min.

Friday September 17th 9pm
Monday September 20th 9pm
Saturday September 25th 6pm


This year's line-up is wonderful!
The Brick Theater, Inc., presenter of the first festival of Clown Theatre in New York in over 20 years in 2006, brings the festival back this fall as the 2010 New York Clown Theatre Festival, performing September 3-26 at The Brick Theater in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. This year’s festival will feature diverse clown theatre artists from the Ukraine, Israel, Wales, Mexico, Canada, and across the United States from California, Connecticut, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Oregon, Chicago and New York City.

The festival will present 17 mainstage shows, 4 kid-friendly shows, 1 street show, and 5 cabarets, including a cabaret devoted to clowns over 50! The festival begins on September 3 with its traditional opening day parade from Union Square through the L line subway to Williamsburg, followed by an open-to-the-public pie fight at The Brick Theater! And it closes on September 26 with the traditional closing day Funeral, with clowns weeping and wailing in the streets of Williamsburg.

The NEW YORK CLOWN THEATRE FESTIVAL will run September 3-26 at The Brick (575 Metropolitan Avenue between Union Avenue and Lorimer Street, Brooklyn). Tickets ($15) are available online at or by calling 1-866-811-4111.

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