Situation Normal until the arrival of Michael Menes and Leland Faulkner, and then the world gets turned on its ear. BE PREPARED TO BE ENTERTAINED! Outrageous sketch comedy, slapstick, hilarious characters, awesome juggling, crazy gags, and mind-boggling magic. In the tradition of the classic American comedy teams like Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, and Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin, SNAFU! is a collection of innovative comedy conceived by one of the most dynamic and creative duets in the business.
Guaranteed to tickle audiences of all ages and nationalities, SNAFU! crosses cultural boundaries and touches the universal funny bone. What can-go-wrong-WILL! as these “Masters of the Ridiculous” explore a collection of comedic props, physical gags, and imaginative illusions.
Suitable for all ages, the performance also includes masterful hand shadows, superb juggling acts, and memorable audience participation.
WHY IS THIS AMAZING SHOW FREE?
The Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Foundation functions under statutes of the State of Maine and was established by John Marshall Sawyer in 1935 as a memorial to his mother, who was a great influence in his life. As a tribute to her – for whom he had the deepest regard and admiration – he built the Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial Building from which programs, free to the public, are presented twice monthly on Fridays at 2pm and 7pm from April through November. Programs include narrated travel films, wildlife films, lectures, musicals, magic shows and more. Our purpose in part is “…educational and social. Specifically, to do good. To promote good citizenship. To support and encourage clean, wholesome pleasures, customs and usages…”