Coming Up

Trav S.D. is available to speak at your school, library, museum, club, boutique, salon, or street gang. 

He has lectured on show biz history at cultural organizations throughout the United States, including the Museum of Modern Art, the New York Public Library, Columbia University, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, the Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, the Museum of Sex, the New-York Historical Society, the University of Kansas, the Barnum Museum, Makor (92nd Street Y), Coney Island USA, the Theater Museum, Eldridge Street Synagogue, the Ziegfeld Club, the Moisture Festival (Seattle), and scores of others around the country.

Trav will tailor a brand new presentation to fit your needs. Previous titles and topics have included:

Adah Isaacs Menken
Black Vaudeville
Brooklyn Theatre, Past & Present
Brooklyn Vaudeville
Buster Keaton and Harold Lloyd
Chaplin’s First Films
The Clowns of Vaudeville
Comedy in Vaudeville   
Coney Island Vaudeville               
Contemporary Silent Comedy
Contemporary Variety
Cruel and Unusual Comedy
Douglas Fairbanks and the film American Aristocracy
Ed and Keenan Wynn    
The Early Marx Brothers
George Burns and Vaudeville
George M. Cohan
Germans in 19th Century American Entertainment           
The Grotesque in Theatre
Immigrants in Vaudeville
Jews in Show Biz
Jews in Vaudeville
The Ladies of Vaudeville
Mae West
The Marx Bros. at Astoria Studios            
The Marx Bros.' I’ll Say She Is
The Marx Bros. in Context                          
The Marx Bros.' Duck Soup
Nat M Wills
New Jersey Vaudeville
The Palace Theatre
Pantages vs. Sullivan & Considine            
The Paramount Theatre
P.T. Barnum
P.T. Barnum and Vaudeville
Saloons and Variety
Showboat Vaudeville
Silent Comedy & Vaudeville
Sketch Comedy History
The Theatrical Kellys      
Vaudeville (general)
Vaudeville, Burlesque and Minstrelsy
Vaudeville and Film
Vaudeville and Horror   
Vaudeville and the Lower East Side
Vaudeville and Music
Vaudeville and Opera
Vaudeville and Revues                 
Vaudeville on the Bowery
Vitagraph Studios           
Vitaphone Vaudeville   
Ziegfeld and Vaudeville

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