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Old Hats - Off-Broadway

Signature Theatre Company presents this new comedy, created by and starring Bill Irwin and David Shiner.

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Old Hats Stars David Shiner & Bill Irwin on Clowning Around Together for 25 Years

Old Hats Stars David Shiner & Bill Irwin on Clowning Around Together for 25 Years

When the sublime clowns Bill Irwin and David Shiner saunter on stage in baggy tailcoats, loose ties and top hats, it’s impossible not to smile. Within seconds, that smile turns into nonstop laughter as Irwin and Shiner wordlessly engage in a comically violent political debate, play a hobo on a park bench (Shiner) or a businessman wrestling with his iPad ...

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Tickets Now Available for Return of Old Hats, Starring Bill Irwin & David Shiner, Off-Broadway

Tickets Now Available for Return of Old Hats, Starring Bill Irwin & David Shiner, Off-Broadway

The clowns are back! Tickets are now on sale to see Bill Irwin and David Shiner return off-Broadway with their acclaimed comedy Old Hats. Directed by Tina Landau and featuring Shaina Taub, the production will begin performances on January 26, 2016 at the Irene Diamond Stage at the Pershing Square Signature Center.

Irwin reunites with fellow clown Shiner for a new ...

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Exclusive Video! Tricks, Spirit Animals & Silliness with Old Hats Clowns Bill Irwin & David Shiner

Exclusive Video! Tricks, Spirit Animals & Silliness with Old Hats Clowns Bill Irwin & David Shiner

Broadway.com headed to the Signature Center for some fun and games with Old Hats stars Bill Irwin and David Shiner! Catch their silly antics off-Broadway through June 9.

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Old Hats Clown David Shiner on His Connection With Bill Irwin & Why It’s Important to 'Fall Flat on Your Face'

Old Hats Clown David Shiner on His Connection With Bill Irwin & Why It’s Important to 'Fall Flat on Your Face'

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David Shiner is up to his old tricks (and a bunch of new ones, too!) in the world premiere of Old Hats at off-Broadway’s Signature Center, alongside his longtime clowning partner Bill Irwin. Shiner began his career as a street mime, before graduating to tour in Cirque du Soleil’s Nouvelle Experience in 1990. Three years later, Shiner ...

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Bill Irwin, David Shiner & Nellie McKay Clown Around in Silly Trailer for Old Hats

Bill Irwin, David Shiner & Nellie McKay Clown Around in Silly Trailer for Old Hats

Bill Irwin and David Shiner’s new comedy Old Hats is currently delighting audiences at the Pershing Square Signature Center, and we’ve got a look at their silly antics in a trailer for the world premiere production. Directed by Tina Landau and featuring music by Nellie McKay, Old Hats is the first collaboration between clowning duo Irwin and Shiner since their ...

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Old Hats, Starring Bill Irwin & David Shiner, Extends Second Time Before Opening

Old Hats, Starring Bill Irwin & David Shiner, Extends Second Time Before Opening

Old Hats stars Bill Irwin and David Shiner are sticking around a little bit longer! The clowning duo’s newest show has received a second off-Broadway extension through April 14 at off-Broadway’s Irene Diamond Stage. Directed by Tina Landau and featuring singer-songwriter Nellie McKay, the production, which was originally set to close on March 31, opens at the Pershing Square Signature Center on ...

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Old Hats, Starring Clowning Duo Bill Irwin & David Shiner, Starts Performances

Old Hats, Starring Clowning Duo Bill Irwin & David Shiner, Starts Performances

Hang on to your Hats! Bill Irwin and David Shiner’s comedy two-hander Old Hats begins performances February 12 at off-Broadway’s Irene Diamond Stage. Directed by Tina Landau and created by Irwin and Shiner, Old Hats opens officially on March 4 at the Pershing Square Signature Center. The production will play a limited engagement through April 7.

In Old Hats, clowning ...

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Old Hats, Starring Bill Irwin & David Shiner, Extends Off-Broadway Before Performances Begin

Old Hats, Starring Bill Irwin & David Shiner, Extends Off-Broadway Before Performances Begin

The world premiere of Old Hats, starring and created by Tony winner Bill Irwin and David Shiner, has announced a one-week extension. The new work, originally scheduled to play from February 12 through March 31 at off-Broadway’s Irene Diamond Stage at the Pershing Square Signature Center, will now play through April 7. The Signature Theatre Company production is directed by ...

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Dates Set for Bill Irwin and David Shiner’s Old Hats at Off-Broadway's Signature Center

Dates Set for Bill Irwin and David Shiner’s Old Hats at Off-Broadway's Signature Center

The world premiere of Old Hats, created by and starring Tony winner Bill Irwin and David Shiner, will begin performances February 12, 2013 at the Irene Diamond Stage in off-Broadway's Pershing Square Signature Center. Old Hats, which was originally scheduled to play October 30, 2012 through December 9, will now open on March 4. Directed by Tina Landau, Old Hats ...

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