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Four Clowns presents That Beautiful Laugh

dance & physical theatre · four clowns · Ages 8+ · family friendly · United States

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Four Clowns presents That Beautiful Laugh
conceived by Orlando Pabotoy and directed by Turner Munch

2012 HOLLYWOOD FRINGE BEST PHYSICAL THEATER AWARD
2012 BITTER LEMONS OUTRAGEOUS THEATER NOMINATION
2012 BITTER LEMONS FAMILY THEATER NOMINATION
BACKSTAGE WEST CRITIC’S PICK
FLAVORPILL’S EDITOR’S PICK
2012 BEST OF THE FRINGE @ THEATRE ASYLUM

“it was heartwarming, sweet, sad and extremely unforgettable as this cast of characters stole its way into our hearts.”
- Bob Legget, Los Feliz Examiner

“They surprised us, they gained our trust and they broke our hearts. After all that, they asked if we were ready to find laughter again. And we were.”
- Alison Royer, Life in LA

“I may have smiled once or twice” – Pauline Adamek, LA Weekly & Arts Beat LA

“these folks succeed splendidly” – Travis Michael Holder, Backstage West Critic’s Pick

“And while laughs abound, there are also moments of real stage beauty, of real gravitas… which always leads back into laughter.” – Larry Pontius, Bitter Lemons

“Munch brings his intense skills as a director to bear to create some truly magical moments” – Noah Nelson, Turnstyle

“You will laugh, cheer and celebrate the spectacle before you like you have never before, and at the end, you will find yourself victorious in a journey similar to their own.”
- Marlon Deleon, Long Beach Examiner

2011 Hollywood Fringe Top of Fringe, Best World Premiere and Best in Physical Theatre Winners
2011 San Francisco Best of Fringe Winners
2010 Hollywood Fringe Best in Physical Theatre Winners

Departing from his home, the moon, a wise old man travels with his weathered precious trunk to a world that has forgotten how to laugh. Hoping to extinguish cynicism and judgement and replace it with joy and curiosity, he brings an arsenal of clowns, ignorant to the rules of the world. Together, these clowns must embark on a quest to find that beautiful laugh. Searching through each other and their audience the clowns will discover and examine every avenue of laughter; love, joy, mischief, pain, fear, sadness and more, hoping to find the laugh that they have all been waiting for…That Beautiful Laugh. 2011 Hollywood Fringe’s Top of the Fringe winner and national touring troupe, Four Clowns bring you a show about the joys of laughter. Directed by Turner Munch, director of 2011 Hollywood Fringe hit, Porter’s Macbeth.

production team

jeremy aluma *
artistic director
kat primeau *
associate producer
amy ramirez *
set designer
essence brown *
stage manager
hector quintero *
lighting designer
alexis jones *
associate producer
mustafa sayed *
photographer
scotty farris *
master carpenter

* Fringe Veteran

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