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500 Clown and the Elephant Deal

A rocking band, an alluring Mistress of Ceremonies, and a daring stage crew have everything they need for a night of theatre…except a story to tell. A sudden altered identity thrusts the players on a collision course riddled with spontaneous characters, dangerous stunts, and a fierce runaway tale. Inspired by Brecht’s Man is Man, and with musical score by John Fournier.

500 Clown

Leslie Buxbaum Danzig

Director and co-creator


Steppenwolf Upstairs Theater, Chicago

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, MD

Kennedy Center Page-to-the-Stage, Washington DC

Presidential Fellow in the Arts, University of Chicago

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