Spatz Donovan
You Gotta Be Kidding?
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Spatz is 4th Generation Vaudeville and has performed over 10, 000 shows all over the world as a Singer, Impressionist and Comedian. Spats has a true love for the art of clowning and in this show, he will mentor to the next generation skills he has absorbed and shared vivaciously for young and old alike.

(Vaudeville (/ˈvɔːdᵊvɪl/; French: [vodvil]) is a theatrical genre of variety entertainment. It was especially popular in the United States and Canada from the early 1880s until the early 1930s. A typical vaudeville performance is made up of a series of separate, unrelated acts grouped together on a common bill.)

His great grandfather use to wear spats. "Although spats originated in England as a functional accessory against rain and mud, knee-high "spatterdashes" evolved into the essential accessory to accompany formal daywear and eveningwear through the 1920's. "The well dressed businessman always wore spats, the ankle covering that went from mid-instep to just above the ankle, which protected one against drafts. They are part of the uniform, for people in bands!

As child Spatz Donovan was a featured Boy Soprano Soloist in president John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Ball. Spatz has performed on the same stages as many great legends from Bob Hope, to Carol Burnett. He has met greats like Joan Rivers, Jerry Lewis, George Burns, Woody Herman, Pearl Bailey, buddy Rich, Arnold Palmer, Sugar Ray Leonard, Rich Little, Cab, Calloway, Dick Van Dyke, Rich Little, Mickey Mantel, Count Basie, Ronald Regan, Michael Jackson and many more. Spatz use to be a "pen pal" with Stan Laurel (laurel & Hardy), james Cagney, and even the "King of Clowns": Charlie Chaplin.

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