Red Bastard: Lie With Me. Cloud City Brooklyn
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RED BASTARD: Lie with Me
July 21 ,22, 23.
85 N 1st St, Brooklyn, NY 11249
Co-Written by Eric Davis and Aitor Basauri.
Directed by Aitor Basauri.
HOW FREE IS YOUR LOVE?
You're about to find out... Every. Single. One of you.
Beware. Red Bastard is back! The dangerous, seductive comedy monster returns to New York with a brand new show to expose the lies we tell our lovers and those bastards who made us to lie in the first place.
Do you dare enter his funhouse of twisted reflections? Love, Lust, Fear and Freedom await as the UK's most controversial clown seduces you with the shocking truth about the liars sitting right next to you.
TRIGGER WARNING: The author himself hesitates to present this show! Not only is it despicable. Its embarrassing. Its complicated- with no easy answers and no happy ending. In fact, the only possible reason you would come to this show is
Its a show about you.
Its been said no one is safe at a Red Bastard show. As the uninitiated cued for his sold-out Edinburgh runs, rumors ran rampant of audiences tearing off their clothes, quitting their jobs, proposing marriage- even getting divorced under Red Bastards hypnotic control. Could one man have all this power? Only those who enter may know.
Those who pay the price may expect games, traps and a very Dirty Pony as the Bastard you thought you knew transforms before your very eyes. It's the truth! Well, most of it...
Eric Davis: In 2011, he created the role of Allen Smithee in Cirque Du Soleils Resident Hollywood show, Iris. In 2010, Mr. Davis won the Golden Nose for Clown of the Year in New York. In addition, he was a Finalist for the NY Comedy Festivals Andy Kaufman Award, and the award winning director and co-writer of The Bouffon Glass Menajoree, which was nominated, for Outstanding Director, Outstanding Script, Outstanding Ensemble and Outstanding Production by the NY Innovative Theatre Awards. He is the co-writer and director of Kill Me Loudly: A Clown Noir. And a co-founder of the NY Clown Theatre Festival. Last year Red Bastard featured in a film called URGE with Pierce Bronson.
a provocative comedy phenomenon who by using outrageous party games and encouraging audiences to confess their darkest secrets to the room promises that something interesting must happen every 10 seconds. The spirit of Edinburgh incarnate.TELEGRAPH
Red Bastards debut hour previously received a plethora of 5-star reviews for his shows at the Edinburgh Festival in 2013/14 and subsequent sell out London runs in at the Londons Pleasance, Vaults Festival and the Arts Theatre. Finally Americas number one bouffon is set to unleash his new show onto the unsuspecting public
"Invoking beautifully modulated chaos" THE INDEPENDENT
"the easiest way to a natural high this this Fringe. This is not a show, it is an experience Red Bastard is rude, aggressive and intimidating but he is utterly brilliant for it, undeniably the best way to a natural high this Fringe. It is an experience not to be missed.
EDINBURGH EVENING NEWS
"...Bizarrely hilarious...has to be seen to be believed.... he cruelly assumes we love him and want to be like him, which by the end of his set turns out to be true a cult favorite" TIME OUT - NEW YORK
MORE CRITICAL PRAISE:
"Jaw dropping symphony of gasps and gigglesI am still tingling at the memory. And I will be going back for more." THE SCOTSMAN / Kate Copstick *****
"right up there with the best of them, with a deliciously impish twist of his own"
"Perceptive and chillingly compellingChasing something far greater and more ambitious than the purview of most comedySadistically smart, going above and beyond what it takes to be entertainingVery rarely does a Fringe show genuinely change perspectives so effectively" FEST ****
"His power to inspire and enthuse is undeniable" THE LIST *****
Eric Davis dastardly creation delivers 70 minutes of absolutely absorbing theatre. This raw exploration of life of mindsets and of honesty is a journey which will get you thinking it may even change you. At the very least, it will make you stop and think a bit more about who you are, why you are here and how you interact with those around you.
THE EDINBURGH REPORTER 4.5 Stars
"Incredibly adept not just as a physical performer but also lightning quick verbally"
BRITISH THEATRE WEEK *****
"leaves an audience begging for another dose" EDINBURGH FESTIVAL MAGAZINE *****
"a once-in-a-lifetime experienceRed Bastard will change your life"
THE SKINNY *****
Believe the hype: Red Bastard is an unforgettable experience that must be had.
ACROSS THE ARTS *****
I have absolutely no words to describe this show, you have to see it for yourself! This show was simply insane. Funny. Though provoking. Genuinely terrifying in places. It was fascinating to watch. And his audience interaction was exceptional
ARTS AWARDS ****
85 North 1st St
Brooklyn, NY 11249
|First: ||Friday Jul 21, 2017 8:00 PM|
|Last: ||Sunday Jul 23, 2017 8:00 PM|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|