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.
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