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Theatre Department Hosts Doug Berky

The Furman University Department of Theatre presents physical comedian, mask theatre artist and storyteller Doug Berky in performances Friday, Dec. 2 and Saturday, Dec. 3 at 8 p.m., and a matinee show Saturday, Dec. 3 at 3 p.m. All performances take place in The Playhouse on the Furman campus.

His show, Foibles and Fables, A Puppet and Clowning Performance, is open to the public. General admission seating is available at the door, $10 for adults and $5 for students (cash or check only). Furman Theatre Season ticket holders are admitted free of charge.

For over 35 years Doug Berky has toured his performance work of physical comedy, mask theatre, and storytelling for audiences of all ages. In an encore visit to Furman, Berky presents a range of performance styles from his physical comedy “schtick” to heartwarming world tales told with masks hand-crafted by Berky.

Doug Berky Theatre reflects the styles of the commedia dell’arte, vaudeville, mask and mime theatre, and the influence of such theatre greats as Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Carol Burnette, Red Skelton, Marcel Marceau and Tony Montanaro.

For further information, visit, or call the Theatre Box Office at (864) 294-2125.

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