I had a great time interviewing Efrain del Hierro of Poncili Creacion from Puerto Rico. His wild object creations are so much fun and he enjoys the work . Listen to this great interview and then come see Efrain and brother Pablo put on a ‘spectacle’ like you probably have never seen before!
Sarah the Bird Girl talks about her upcoming one-woman show at Coney Island USA. Based on the real life sideshow performer Koo Koo The Bird Girl, Sarah tells her story and performs her life out in this 1 hour show. Originally posted at: vaudevisuals.com
“My Sideshow Mammas”. Sideshow historian and publisher of “Shocked and Amazed – On & Off the Midway” James Taylor waxes poetic on the sideshow “freaks” (a tit;e both women wore proudly in the show biz), the women who were “Mom” to him: Jeanie Tomaini, billed in her day as “The World’s Only Living Half Girl,” and Pecilla Bejano, the famous “Monkey Girl.” www.shockedandamazed.com
The event was produced by Circus Amok and Coney Island USA.
For the first time ever Legendary Sideshow Impresario Ward Hall publicly discussed his 70 years on the carnival lot as a gay man. In a live interview with Circus Amok director Jennifer Miller, Ward he told the stories of his life and the many gender queer performers he’s worked with over the years. Both he and Miller performed excerpts of their sideshow acts.
Originally posted at: vaudevisuals.com