• 2018 FESTIVAL DATES

    August 25 , 26 September 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30 October 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21
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Stage Acts, Street Acts & Royal Court Events

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Fight School
Fight School Rapier Wit-Blunt Comedy-Dangerous Laughter! James Frank, Geoff Thompson, Casey Severn, Mike Martin. The Fight School boys are back for three weekends - 9/15 - 9/30- with a show full of comedy, stage combat, and fascinating historical information on weapons and the art of fighting. At the Globe.
Flight of the Raptor
Flight of the Raptor Ray Pena, Sharron Montgomery. Master Falconer Ray Pena began Flight of the Raptor in 1995. The mission of his program is to instill wonder into the audiences to help them understand the vital importance of these magnificent creatures to our nature world by a demonstration of free flight and how the birds behave in their natural habitat. Photo by Simone Hall. http://www.flightoftheraptor.com/ Performing 10/13 - 10/21
A Fool Named 'O' and
A Fool Named 'O' and "LaLa' Mark Jaster- A Fool named "O",Sabrina Mandell - "LaLa". Family-friendly physical antics and classic knock-about comedy. A Fool Named "O" has endeared himself to Festival audiences forover 20 years. "O" and his partner, "LaLa" mix classic routines and new material again this year as they have since 2005. At the Lyric Stage. www.happenstancetheater.com photo by Lisa Julia
Fractured Fairy's Tales
Fractured Fairy's Tales Michele Schultz. Laugh along with Mustardseed! She may speak Fairy but she knows how to delight and amuse you. Just don't get too comfortable in that seat, you may end up on stage in this unusual re-telling of a tale you thought you knew! Performing twice per day at the Crooked Cottage Stage from 8/26 - 9/24. photo by John Salim. http://www.taskmaskers.com/index.htm
Gabriel Q
Gabriel Q Gabriel Quirk. Gabriel Q is a puppeteer, costume and puppet builder and a variety performer. He has performed for 25 years at major Renaissance Festivals across the country. He has also performed at the Kim Tom Clown festival in Shaghai, China in 2008. For the past 10 years Gabriel has built and performed large puppets for the krewes of Orpheus and Muses for the Marti Gras parades in New Orleans. http://gabrielq.com/ Performing 9/8 - 10/21 in the pathways.
The Gwendolyn Show
The Gwendolyn Show One half of the popular Steele Sisters comedy sword fighting show, Gwendolyn Steele (Nicole Skelly) is making her way in the world solo. What kind of trouble can she get into? Join in as Gwendolyn explores life, the universe, and how to get a date!
Gypsy Geoff, the Vaudeville Circus Tycoon
Gypsy Geoff, the Vaudeville Circus Tycoon Watch Gypsy Geoff bring his stage to life with unique circus stunts, zany marionette puppets, and over the top hat and mouth juggling! His show finale, in which he balances a spinning seventeen gallon washtub atop a chair balanced carefully on the bristles of a broom resting vertically on his chin 25ft in the air, is sure to blow your mind! 8/25 - 9/23.
Hey Nunnie Nunnie
Hey Nunnie Nunnie Peals of laughter ring like convent bells as the unconventional Mother Redempta and the mischievous, ukulele wielding, Sister Philomena Claire take to the stage in a dazzling display of improvisational and comedic escapades. 9/15- 9/22 only!
Hilby, the skinny German juggle boy
Hilby, the skinny German juggle boy Best described as a show without boundaries, Hilby is the living proof that being German doesn’t mean you can’t be funny. Hilby is an expert in juggling all sorts of objects and subjects. He also is amazing in countless circus and variety skills such as unicycling, balance stunts and more. Performing 9/29 - 10/21.
The Hoop Enchantress
The Hoop Enchantress Erin Jeannier is a performer with many circus skills: aerial silks, stilts, fire, and hoop artistry. She'll perform her hoop work in the pathways and stages here in Revel Grove, twirling as many as six hoops at a time on her body, feet, and even her nose!
La Dama Boba
La Dama Boba La Dama Boba by Lope de Vega, edited and adapted by Carolyn Spedden. Directed by Tom Plott. The Acting Company presents the fast-paced and funny comedy by Lope de Vega, who is considered a master in the Spanish Golden Age, and second only to Cervantes in the world of Spanish literature. Octavio, a gentleman in a constant state of exasperation, is trying to marry off his two daughters. All of the fops in town adore elder daughter Nise, who is charming, educated and wise. And then there is Finea, who is beautiful....but a ridiculous fool! Octavio despairs that anyone will marry Finea, but luck is changed when a uncle bequeaths 40,000 ducats to be used as her dowry. This event marks the start of a wacky comedy filled with loyal servants, foppish admirers, disloyal suitors, silly girls turning wise, and wise girls driven mad by love. Of course, there is a happy ending! This one hour adaptation is performed each day at the Globe Theatre. (La Dama Boba translates to the silly or foolish lady.)
Lancelot the Bald
Lancelot the Bald An authentic English gentleman resplendent in tights, this bright character will have you in stitches with his improbable stunts and cheeky comedy. Watch as he spins plates from his mouth and on the horns of a Viking helmet. Stare in wonder as he balances on a rolling ship and walks blindfolded on a rope. Gasp as he plays with knives and axes. He often leaves his audience not only thinking “How did he do that”, but also, “Why did he do that”! 9/29 - 10/21
Les S. Moore Will Steal Your Stuff
Les S. Moore Will Steal Your Stuff Les S. Moore Will Steal Your Stuff Making the world a better place, 20 court-ordered minutes at a time. Reformed pickpocket, Les S. Moore reveals the insider tricks dippers use to steal your things, without you even knowing. Les is one of the world’s top stage pickpockets, can perfectly fold a fitted sheet, invented gravity, and is a prolific practitioner of prevarication. For more surprises, for more laughs, Les S. Moore.
The London Broil
The London Broil A charming and innovative mix of free-flow comedy and fantastic team juggling. AJ, Louie and Matt have performed thousands of shows together nationwide since 1999. Three different shows: “Blades of Fury”, “Juggling well Done” and “Lets Loose” where nothing is planned and anything goes! Visit them at www.thelondonbroilshow.com. Performing on the Royal Stage from 8/25 - 9/23.
Mike Angelo
Mike Angelo A word from Mike Angelo: Musical, magicial, paintable, and ‘poetical' too, Because life without quality art is like Violets (are blue.) Ps--come see my organ Laughs, oohs and fun- no butts, ands or if's Appropriate for all ages including kids (if muzzled, gagged, and bearing gifts) If you were going to see just one show at the Faire, it should NOT be this one. Unless you'd care, unless you'd dare, To spend your time immersed in the arts, at a show for all types (except smart kids and cranky old farts) So There. Performing 9/29-9/30
Militia Tent
Militia Tent James Frank, manager. Rick Herlinger, Rob Slater & Fight Corps. Have you ever wondered what skills it takes to outfit the King's army? How you make bows and arrows? Interested in seeing demonstrations of metal, leather and wood working? Visit the village Militia tent, near the Jousting arena, and see these skills demonstrated. Weapons makers and fight combatants will be available to answer your questions and tell you more about weapons and life in the Tudor times.