Lorenzo Pisoni is a clown. I mean that. In a good way. He stumbles through his professional predicament, inflicted upon him from birth, in his mirth-making, back-breaking one-man pratfall of a show, Humor Abuse, now playing at the Mark Taper Forum. If you’re not in LA, catch Lorenzo at The High Bar, explaining away a… Life in the circus.
Season 2: Life in the circus Favorite beverage: Favorite bar: Seattle Repertory Theatre: Tuesday’s With Morrie, The Great Gatsby. Broadway: Equus(Broadhurst), Henry IV (Lincoln Center). Off Broadway: Measure for Measure, All’s Well That Ends Well, Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It (Public Theater/NYSF); Humor Abuse, Last Dance (Manhattan Theatre Club); Election Day(Second Stage), The Devil’s Disciple (Irish Repertory Theatre); Troilus and Cressida (Theatre for a New Audience). Selected Regional: The Injured Party (South [...]
Clowning is serious business. In fact, it can be deadly serious. But with a smile, a pratfall or a well-timed sandbag drop, the weeks, months and years of training can pay off with big laughs and delighted audiences. Just ask the folks who have seen Lorenzo Pisoni’s trouser-splitting one-man show, Humor Abuse, now playing at The American Conservatory in San [...]