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10th Annual Vaudeville Extravaganza


Saturday, September 19th 2009
Starts at 8:00 PM

Alex Film Society opens its 16th season with the 10th Annual VAUDEVILLE EXTRAVAGANZA! at Glendale's historic Alex Theatre.

VAUDEVILLE is One Big Night of Fun and Frolic! The most anticipated family event held annually at the grand theatre, the show is a 'hurricane of fun and frolic' paying tribute to the Alex's vaudeville roots. The one-night-only event is an eclectic mix of the sort of variety acts that made vaudeville so beloved by a generation of fans.

Learn what your great-grandma was talking about...

Headlining this year will be the NIGHT BLOOMING JAZZMEN playing nostalgic tunes from the vaudeville era.

Then, live on stage will be:

Does It All Add Up?
Arthur Benjamin, Mathemagician

Full of Air!
Hilarious Artistry of Skip Banks, The Balloon Man

America's Sharpest Specialty Artist!
Larry Cisewski, Guinness World Champion Knife Thrower

Back by Popular Demand!
Chipper Lowell Experience Two-Time Award Winner Comedy Magician of the Year!

As Always The Card Girl Lisa Casillo-Burnes

True to the vaudeville genre, the evening concludes on the big screen with a classic Buster Keaton comedy film COPS (1922) and a Technicolor Warner Bros. short, CALLING ALL GIRLS (1942, print courtesy of Warner Bros. Classics).

Running time is approximately 2 hours 30 minutes with one intermission, and the event is suitable for all ages. Photo/Video recording by patrons is not allowed.

Tickets go on Sale in July, Alex Film Society Members will have the first chance to buy. You can join at the box office with cash or check and save on tickets.



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