TYPO, Incredible Cirque-Style Entertainment, at the Irvine Barclay Theatre
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The last date listed for Typo was Saturday May 7, 2005 / 7:30pm.
Quotes & Highlights
Just nominated by the New York critics for a Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience
!“Endearingly Chaplinesque.” —Newsday
“A must see show…nothing but fabulous.” —The Daily Gazette
Jamie Adkins has a great idea for a show – he just doesn’t quite know what it is. Every crumpled-up sheet of paper he tosses away only makes this rubber-faced clown more determined to get his creation down on paper. Then one of those balls of paper bounces right back at him! This turn of events finally coaxes the Chaplinesque playwright away from his typewriter and what ensues is a non-stop barrage of hilarious escapades and amazing feats of silliness. Egged on by the melodies of a roving musician-comedian, Anne-Marie Levasseur, Jamie holds on for dear life at the top of a splitting ladder, wrestles with his own bulbous red nose, and flips and somersaults across a slack wire. A former member of Montreal’s highly-regarded Cirque Eloize and the Pickle Family Circus, Jamie brings impeccable timing and boundless wit to a show in which fun is spelled “T-y-p-o.”
Recommended for all ages.