Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Troupe juggles Vaudeville, high tech.

Byline: Tracy Dingmann JOURNAL STAFF WRITER

Fanciful show combines comedy, illusions

What the heck is Lazer Vaudeville? As the name might suggest, it's a curious amalgam of old-fashioned comedy and high-tech light tricks.

The fanciful show, which features black-light illusions, magic laced with lasers and a 7-foot-tall, fire-breathing host named Alfonso, will open Tuesday and continue through Dec. 29 at the Santa Fe Children's Museum.

It's part of troupe founder Carter Brown's dream of bringing the old-fashioned art of vaudeville back to the stage.

But Brown's vision of vaudeville is not your grandfather's.

"We specialize in juggling and physical comedy in the style of the old vaudeville, combined with modern technology," said troupe member Cindy Marvell. …

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