Funny Bones: The Comedy of Charlie Chaplin

Updated 3/17/14 In celebration of 100 years of ‘The Little Tramp,” Dan Kamin, who trained Robert Downey Jr. for his Oscar-nominated performance as Chaplin, presents Funny Bones: The Comedy of Charlie Chaplin. This one-of-a-kind event takes audiences on a magical excursion into Chaplin’s enchanted comic world through film clips, live performance, live musical accompaniment for a restored version of The Pawnshop, Chaplin’s short 1916 masterpiece, and lots of fun audience participation. Watch the video below for a preview of Dan’s work, then check out the performance schedule below to find a Funny Bones event near you.

 

 

Funny Bones Schedule

February 21 and 23, 2014
The Strand Theater, Zelienople, PA
http://www.thestrandtheater.org/

April 9-11, 2014
Oil City Arts and Culture Commission, Oil City, Pennsylvania

June 7, 2014
Historic Elsinore Theatre, Salem, Oregon
http://www.elsinoretheatre.com/events/film_series.html

June 8, 2014
Clinton Street Theater, Portland, Oregon
http://cstpdx.com/schedule

June 20, 2014
The Cinema Museum, London, England
http://www.cinemamuseum.org.uk/

June 26, 2014
Cineteca di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Presented as part of The Birth of Chaplin’s Little Tramp: A 100th Anniversary Celebration
http://www.cinetecadibologna.it/100charlot_eng/ev/conference2014

August 21-24, 2014
The Charlie Chaplin Comedy Film Festival, Waterville, Ireland
http://chaplinfilmfestival.com/

November 6-8, 2014
C.L. Hoover Opera House, Junction City, Kansas
http://www.jcoperahouse.org

November 10-11, 2014
Davis-Waldorf Performing Arts Series, University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, Chickasha, Oklahoma

January 25, 2015
Twin Cities Jewish Humor Festival, Minneapolis, MN
http://www.sabesjcc.org/humor-fest.php

March 11-13, 2015
Banners Series, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, Louisiana
http://www.banners.org/

 

To learn more about Dan’s thoughts on the significance of Charlie Chaplin and ‘The Little Tramp’ in film history, read our exclusive two-part interview.

20.2.2014