Clowning Around in LA

Clowning Around in LA

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.

October 9, 2013 at 12:32 pm 0 comments

Lorenzo Pisoni

Lorenzo Pisoni

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 [...]

October 18, 2011 at 4:03 pm 0 comments

Lorenzo Pisoni: on Life in the circus

Lorenzo Pisoni: on Life in the circus

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 [...]

October 17, 2011 at 6:56 pm 1 comment