Here Come the Clowns

by  Philip Barry

Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  10m, 4f

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Here Come the Clowns

by  Philip Barry

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It's the 1920's, and sceneshifter (literally meaning one who shifts scenery on a set) Dan Clancy is going through a rough patch. He has lost his job, his home, his wife, his child, and, to make matters worse, has been blinded in one eye. With nowhere to turn, he looks to God for answers, but instead finds a speakeasy full of eccentric vaudevillians.

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  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance



  • Time Period: 1920s


10m, 4f
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Philip Barry

Philip Jerome Quinn Barry (1896–1949) was born in Rochester, New York, to a successful Irish immigrant and a mother who was of old Philadelphia Irish‐Catholic stock. Young Barry was a frail child with defective eyesight, yet despite his myopia he became an avid reader and a precocious wit, entering Yale in 1914 and plu ...

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