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Slava’s Snow Show – Royal Festival Hall, London

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Creator: Slava Polunin  Director: Victor Kramer  Reviewer: Scott Matthewman Slava Polunin’s brand of melancholic clowning has become a Royal Festival Hall Christmas tradition. Polunin’s Yellow Clown, with fluffy slippers, oversized yellow onesie and a bulbous red nose, could be a Jim Henson Muppet creation come to life. But for those new to the Slava phenomenon, the opening moments of Slava’s ...

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Slava’s Snow Show – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

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Created and staged by Slava Polunin It's nearly a quarter of a century since Slava Polunin debuted his Snow Show. Described by Polunin as "a comical meditation on life, death, and the beauty of the universe", it's been a hit in over 80 countries, along the way becoming a 20th and now 21st Century theatrical classic. At a purely surface ...

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Slava’s Snow Show – The Lowry, Salford

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Creator: Slava Polunin Director: Viktor Kramer Reviewer: Andrea Allen With Halloween around the corner and the remake of Stephen King’s IT recently smashing the cinema box office, it seems like these days you’re never too far away from the red noses, painted faces and slapstick comedy that are a caulrophobics worst nightmare. Slavas Snow Show proves that clowning goes so ...

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Slava’s Snowshow – Royal Festival Hall, London

Creator: Slava Polunin Director: Victor Kramer Reviewer: Natalie Barker   The Russian actor and theatre director Stanislavsky said that a theatre dies after twenty years of existence, but Slava’s Snowshow defies that wisdom by being very much alive and effervescent in its 22nd year. Conceived in 1993, the Snowshow has been touring the world and delighting audiences with its original ...

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Slava’s Snow Show – The Lowry, Salford

Created and Staged: Slava Polunin Reviewer: Francesca Parker   Slava’s Snow show is most certainly a spectacle unlike any other. Despite having graced the world’s stages for 10 years, the genius and visual mastermind used to create this performance is timeless. The Snow show was envisioned by the ‘world famous’ Russian clown, Slava Polunin. His production premiered at the Theatre ...

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Slava’s Snow Show – Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Created and Staged by: Slava Polunin Reviewer: Gareth Davies If you're dreaming of a white Christmas this year,Slava's Snow Showmay be one surefire way of getting your hit of (albeit fake) white stuff. Be warned, though – there is both moreandless of the stuff than you might expect. For although the title of this quirky physical theatre presentation references the ...

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Slava’s Snow Show – Royal Festival Hall, London

Writer &creator: Slava Polunin Director: Victor Kramer Reviewer: Elizabeth Vile [rating:5] Returning to the Royal Festival Hall for a third season Slava’s Snow Show is a beautifully crafted yet disturbing show that catapults the audience into a dream-like experience that assaults the senses. Audience participation is compulsory as is a fun and playful approach to life which makes this production ...

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Slava’s Snow Show– The Mayflower, Southampton

Creator: Slava Polunin Reviewer: Marina Spark [Rating:5]   The Mayflower, Southampton is currently playing host to the world renowned performers that make up Slava Polunin's company of clowns. Polunin, being one of the most visionary clowns of the time, has created an absolute masterpiece in his Snow Show. The auditorium is smattered with paper snowflakes before the show even begins; ...

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