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Reve review clips from impressive reviewers


A Little Business at the Big Top promotional card image.

"A tour de force of storytelling
and physical theatre.
Mr. Gaines is an extraordinary theatre artist.
It's dazzling!"

- Milwaukee Magazine
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7x1 Samurai promotional image - samurai with whiteface and clown nose
from 5 star award winning
performer David Gaines

"... like Popeye meets Chaplin
in a Bugs Bunny cartoon!"




"a fast-paced solo performance
presenting a spectacular circus comedy,
full of danger and romance."

David Gaines solo performance was
clever, skilled and totally engrossing.
…brilliant non-verbal theater
finely honed
by a masterful actor."

- DC Metro Theater Arts
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"The man is pure electricity,
the mime child of Steve Martin and Charlie Chaplin.
My imagination hasn't seen this much action in ages.
It was truly magical! "

- Rochester Fringe Frestival
- thenumberkevin.com
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"... perfect visual representation
of a circus love story."

Indianapolis NUVO
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Describing the Big Top Tent

One man creates the circus,
the characters in it,
the acts, the animals,
and the drama backstage
- all out of thin air!

Comedy, romance and danger,
in a story of sweet romance
in the world of the circus!

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7 by 1 Samurai promotional card image.

A one-hour re-telling
- in frantic, antic style -
of the classic Samurai epic film
"Seven Samurai",
entirely in movement, gesture,
and vocal sound effects.

Like Kill Bill meets Chaplin,
in a Road Runner cartoon.