Yesterday Pepito performed Pepito's Show at the Concert Pavilion in Gaithersburg. There were an estimated 375 people in the audience.
Z hosted the third Puppet Slamwich at the Black Cherry Puppet Theater on March 26 as her country music diva clown character Doorleen Wiley. She performed county music acts with the puppet characters of Anna Fitzgerald and introduced acts by Kevin Sherry, Jeanine Padgett and Lisa Krause, Sam Shea, Christopher Hudert, and Eric Brooks.
The premiere of Pepito's Clowndemonium Reuve was performed for a sold out house Friday 18 March at the Creative Alliance Theater in Baltimore. Z Smith was joined by Luz Gaxiola and Molly Shannon of Circus Finelli in San Francisco and Anna Fitzgerald and Sophie Hinderberger of Canary Theater of Baltimore. The revue was hosted by Madame Desole (Sophie Hinderberger). The first part included acts by Pepito and Paul (Z Smith and Anna Fitzgerald), Dr. Fantastic and her assistant (Luz Gaxiola and Molly Shannon), Blinky Winky (Luz Gaxiola), and samba by Molly Shannon. The second part featured country music sensation The Wiley Sisters (Z Smith, Luz Gaxiola, Molly Shannon), with puppetry by Anna Fitzgerald and guitar by Dave Huber.
Pepito was on Fox 45 News Tuesday morning to talk about her upcoming event at the Creative Alliance, Pepito's CLOWNdemonium Revue. Other performers from the show were also interviewed, including Sophie Hinderberger and Anna Fitzgerald. The CLOWNdemonium revue will be at the Creative Alliance in Baltimore on Friday, March 18. The doors open at 7:30 PM. The show starts at 8:00 PM.
Last Friday, Z and Anna were interviewed by Lisa Morgan on WYPR's The Signal. They were there to talk about their upcoming show, Pepito's CLOWNdemonium Revue. There were also guest appearances by Doorleen Wiley, Pea Paw Wiley, Pepito, and Paul the Puppet. The CLOWNdemonium Revue is at the Creative Alliance at 8:00 PM, Friday, March 18.
Z performed three acts yesterday at the DC Clown Cabaret as her clown character Doorleen Wiley. Doorleen sang songs of love and heartbreak to the Valentine's Day audience. Other clown pieces were performed that night at the Cabaret by Karin Abromaitis, Moira Lee, Mandy Dalton, Graham Pilato, and Paul Reisman. Doorleen's next big performance is at Pepito's CLOWNdemonium Review at the Creative Alliance in Baltimore on Friday 18 March at 8:00PM.
Pepito (Z Smith) and Paul (Anna Fitzgerald) performed for a sold out house at Puppet Slamwich 2: Po Boy Edition. The event was held at the Black Cherry Puppet Theater in Baltimore on 15 January 2011. They performed three musical numbers and Pea Soup, a classic clown entree. Also performing was:
Valeska Populoh - Baltimore, MD - Professor Bluegill and His Harbor School of Fish
The Shadow Senators - Washington, DC - The Curse of the Hope Diamond & The Demon Cat
Marianne Ross - Washington DC - Emperor Ti Li's Victory
Showbeast - Baltimore, MD - How to Disappear Completely
H. Honne Wells - Brooklyn, NY - Wooden Sun
Z Smith and Anna Fitzgerald performed together as Pepito and Paul at the DC Clown Cabaret on 10 January 2011. They performed three acts including Pea Soup, a classic clown entree. Also performing were Emma Jaster, Mab Just Mab, and Gregory May. Z will be performing again at the DC Clown Cabaret on Monday, February 14.
Pepito performed on stage with the Baltimore Choral Arts Society at their annual "Christmas for Kids" event, 18 December 2010 at Goucher College's Kraushaar Auditorium. It was a great opportunity for children to experience a live performance with their families.