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Marcel plus The Art of Laughter DISCOUNT thru Nov 19
Posted October 31, 2017
Double Bill: A Pair of Comic One Acts

C.I.C.T. / Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord
Created by and featuring Jos Houben and Marcello Magni
Coproduction Tandem – Scène Nationale
US premiere

From Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord, the Parisian home of Peter Brook, comes a poignant two-hander about the collision of clowning and mortality. Jos Houben and Marcello Magni, who starred in Samuel Beckett’s Fragments at TFANA, are comic masters and original members of the famed Complicité. In Marcel, which they co-created, they play an aging physical comedian and an inscrutable, clipboard-wielding nemesis mysteriously enjoined to test him with a battery of absurd tasks. Slapstick meets the limits of age and "all ages laugh and recognize their own absurdity in the comic antics." –The Guardian

The Art of Laughter
Created by and featuring Jos Houben
Production: C.I.C.T. / Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord and Compagnie Rima

A comedy about comedy about what makes audiences laugh. Performing in English, Jos Houben dissects everyday life—a baby’s first steps, a man falling in a restaurant, the essence of various cheeses – revealing why laughter is at the core of our humanity. The Guardian calls it a show about "how a body can make people laugh."
Thru November 19, 2017
Theater for a New Audience
Polonsky Shakespeare Center
262 Ashland Place
Brooklyn, NY, 11217
How Much:
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MAOL: up to 35 percent off
NEWDEAL: $20 tickets for anyone under 30 or full-time students
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