Cleveland's illegitimatetheatre..In a tiny tent!
WIZBANG! (originally named the Voix De Ville) is an entertainment venue. It is an imaginarium of neo-vaudeville, musical extravaganza, circus arts, comedy, and theatre in a small, mobile, circus tent! The Wizbang! consist of 2 tents, and theater tent and a backstage tent equalling about 600 square feet. The theater has it’s own sound system, stage lighting, 60 seats, and an 8’ x8’ stage with traveling curtain.
We have popped up all over the city featuring the best of Cleveland and beyond. Entertaining consistent sold out crowds at Ingenuity festival '13, ’14, and the ’14 Mini Maker Faire! Our shows have been seen all over Cleveland with riotous reviews from it’s audiences. We are everything from Vaudeville, comedic circus, to sideshow and cabaret!
The Wizbang! is an experience: part theatre, part circus, always magical. You step into a intimate setting with velvet curtains, crazy creatures welcome you and the best entertain you! The ever evolving shows unfold in front, around and sometimes above you ! The Wizbang!, is produced and designed by Pinch and Squeal, (Jason and Danielle Tilk) a musical neo-vaudeville duo bringing you whimsical hilarity, clichéd sentimentality, knee-jerk patriotism and old-wheeze jokes. Become part of the madness!
Pinch and Squeal (Jason and Danielle Tilk) are a musical neo-vaudeville duo that bring you whimsical hilarity, clichéd sentimentality, knee-jerk patriotism, and old-wheeze jokes. We have taken our signature blend of insanity from Brooklyn to Dubuque. We play a trunk full of instruments. We sing provocative and wacky songs that get stuck in your head.We tell extraordinary bad jokes that you hate to laugh at, dazzle with bad magic, and bring forth insanity from our suitcase!
Pinch is a professional accordion playing magician who performs constant groaners yet manages skillfully to trick your socks off in a refined not unlike himself character.
Squeal is the loud mouth, banjolele playing chanteuse with a broadway voice and an act like Joann Worley.
Together they have played for audience’s of 20 to 1500, From The Chicago House of Blues to the Cleveland Museum of Art. They have performed with acts such as Jim Rose (of his famed Circus Sideshow) NYC's Murray Hill, the world famous Pontani Sisters, Pretty Things Peepshow, Super Happy Funtime Burlesque just to name an amazing few.