Smart. Shameless. Out-of-Control Comedy!
The Lensic and Ron Bloomberg proudly present Vaudeville 2, the second-annual salute to The Lensic’s early days as a 1930s vaudeville venue.
Created by veteran comedy and television writer, Ron Bloomberg, this high-energy variety show features hilarious and talented Santa Fe artists performing comedy, music, dance, circus-style contortion, and more!
The Vaudeville 2 cast features, Joel Aalberts, Ron Bloomberg, Ty Cooper, Leslie Livingston, Patrick McDonald & Christine Marie Smith, Liam Merkle, Pamela Post, plus The Unreal Housewives of Santa Fe (Beth Ann Kennedy, Debriana Mansini, Robyn Reede, Michele Schneider, and Celine Rosario-Lopez). Special performances by the Marx Brothers and Buster Keaton.
These local artists perform in the spirit of legendary vaudeville stars like Judy Garland, Rudy Vallee, Walter Pidgeon, and Rita Hayworth—all of whom performed at The Lensic after it first opened, in 1931, as a vaudeville venue and movie palace.
The all-new production, like summer 2018’s popular Vaudeville at The Lensic, is created and directed by Ron Bloomberg and produced by Linda Krull, with co-producers Robyn Reede and Michele Schneider, David Geist serves as music director.
Available at Lensic.org, 505-988-1234, or the Lensic box office at 211 W. San Francisco Street, Santa Fe
About Writer/Director Ron Bloomberg
Ron Bloomberg is an award-winning comedy writer whose TV network credits include All in the Family, Three’s Company, 227, and Home Improvement. Upon moving to Santa Fe in 2004, Ron began writing plays. Fifteen have been produced. A reading of his full-length play, The Queen of Madison Avenue, was held at the Lensic Performing Arts Center, featuring Ali MacGraw and Jonathan Richards, in 2014.
About The Lensic Performing Arts Center
The non-profit Lensic Performing Arts Center owns and maintains a landmark historic theater in the heart of Santa Fe, which is the hub for year-round performing arts and culture, and serves the community through affordable artistic programming (including the Lensic Presents series) and groundbreaking educational programs that touch the lives of more than 15,000 students each year. For more information about their presentations and programs, visit Lensic.org.