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Archive for Adam Szymkowicz

CLOWN BAR at the Pasadena Playhouse

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Pauline Adamek  – Stage Raw

Adam Szymkowicz’s noir comedy is set in a place of his invention — the clown underworld. Here the clowns are not those funny, entertaining party creatures but criminals with damaged psyches. Sure, there are red noses, silly wigs, painted faces and colorful costumes, but that’s almost as far as the actual clowning stretches.
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Jonas Schwartz -  TheaterMania

If you love your clown tales to conclude with a stage filled with more dead bodies than Hamlet, then Clown Bar is the musical comedy film noir spoof for you. An oddity that melds sociopath clowns, satirical torch songs, and off-color humor, Clown Bar is a dining-entertainment happening that few will have experienced before.

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Now running through January 29.

Hearts Like Fists, Theatre of NOTE

Photo by Mandi Moss.


Hearts Like Fists by Adam Szymkowicz.


Pauline Adamek – ArtsBeatLA

A chop-socky cartoon on stage, Hearts Like Fists, written by Adam Szymkowicz, is an action-packed adventure romance set in the surreal world of female crime-fighting superheroes. Nurses by day, skilled warriors by night, a band of ferocious and feisty femmes battle the dastardly and elusive Dr. X and his deadly war against romance.  Read more…