The event at the Alex was very well attended, and the audience participation was
fantastic. I had the pleasure of sitting behind a father and his two boys ( who
looked to be about 7 and 10 ). I got such a kick watching their reactions to
the stooges on screen. Something about little kids genuine laughter coupled
with the stooges is priceless.
The venue here is first class. Celebrity watch provided us with meeting
Shemp's granddaughters. They are the folks behind the all Shemp website
). Also Joan Howard ( Moe's daughter ) was
on stage and shared some personal insights into her pop. Also she shared
her recollections of the scene where she is filmed playing hopscotch with
Larry's daughter in Pop goes the Easel.
A horn band did a medley of stooge tunes ( along with a squeaky flute
part during "Voices of Spring ) which was very well done.
My only complaint is that they seem to pick level 2 Shemp shorts
for their one Shemp indulgence. But hey, the net sum is always
Thats it for the Annual Alex Three Stooges Marathon. I'll update
again next year.
Joe Strubachinkoscow (What a moniker)