I'm excited really excited for this May's installment of Beyond Brookledge!
Both Mark and I are huge fans of Erika Larsen and Bob Self's amazing weekend of magic, comedy, variety and amazing people! In addition to the massively, exhaustingly entertaining 3 day stay in Riverside, California's Mission Inn, last year I returned home inspired, and with a lot of new friends.
Beyond Brookledge is an extension of Erika Larsen's amazing Brookledge Follies. The follies are a single evening's performance at a very small, private stage in Los Angeles. Tickets are never for sale, seating is nearly impossible to come by and the show is over far, far too quickly. Beyond Brookledge is an amped up, immersive three day version of Erika's magical evening.
I had a chance to speak with Erika last week, and one of the few secrets she could share about this years performance is that the event will be carnival inspired! She advised me to expect something along the lines of a dark, tired carnival years after their hey-day has passed.
I would watch shows curated by Erika every day, if I could! I've already bought my ticket for 2016's show!
Beyond Brookledge 2016
Much to the delight of sick and twisted people everywhere the Amazing Johnathan is touring again! Next weekend he’ll be in Riverside, California at Beyond Brookledge! Magician Johnathan Szeles is one of the most talented, brilliantly funny, brutally ascerbic, fantastically creative people alive — and boy are we glad he still is! In 2014 Johnathan […]
You may have seen the Wainwright Training videos on Boing Boing’s in-flight entertainment channel on Virgin America. While they probably won’t be offering sensitivity training, Mark Fite and Jim Turner, one-half of Los Angeles’ best sketch comedy troupe 2 HeadedwDog, will be appearing at Beyond Brookledge this May, in Riverside, CA. Beyond Brookledge is a […]
Erika Larsen curates the best live shows I have ever seen. Bob Self puts on the most amazing events. Once a year the two of them throw Beyond Brookledge, an amazing private weekend of magic and mayhem.
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