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Ryan Knowles as Caligula (center) with the cast of CALIGULA MAXIMUS. Photo by Lia Chang

Ryan Knowles as Caligula (center) with the cast of CALIGULA MAXIMUS. Photo by Lia Chang


Co-writers Alfred Preisser (Co-Founder, Classical Theatre of Harlem) and Randy Weiner (owner of the notorious night spot, The Box) have teamed up to create CALIGULA MAXIMUS, a new play that takes place on the last night of the notorious dictator’s life. Preisser directs.
Lady Circus troupe aerialist Anya Sapozhnikova as Drucilla Photo by Lia Chang

Lady Circus troupe aerialist Anya Sapozhnikova as Drucilla Photo by Lia Chang


With a cast that includes Ryan Knowles as Caligula, adult film star and Penthouse Pet Justine Joli, Lady Circus troupe aerialist Anya Sapozhnikova, award-winning competitive bodybuilders Myra Adams and Roxanne Edwards, Coney Island Sideshow tattooed muscleman Tim Dax, and an outrages collection of over two-dozen circus performers, wrestlers, showgirls and freaks, CALIGULA MAXIMUS audiences should expect “an entertainment” that will test their limits of human intellect and appetite.
The Cast of Preisser and Weiner's CALIGULA MAXIMUS Photo by Lia Chang

The Cast of Preisser and Weiner's CALIGULA MAXIMUS Photo by Lia Chang


Rounding out the cast in multiple roles are Alexandra Bernard, Luqman Brown, Angela Buccinni, Claire Buckingham, Alicia Giangrisostomi, Jeff Goldfisher, Raheem Green, Sarah Hassan, Naima Yetunde Ince, Bill Johnson, David King, Jessica Krueger, Andrews Landsman, Elinor Lerner, Channing McKindra, Ella Mische, Alexandra Petrova, Charletta Rozell, Alicia St. Louis, JerZ Short, Tricia Storie, Aaron Strand, Miriam Tabb, Jenny Weinbloom and Elian Zach.
Justine Joli as Caesonia and Ryan Knowles as Caligula with the cast of CALIGULA MAXMUS. Photo by Lia Chang

Justine Joli as Caesonia and Ryan Knowles as Caligula with the cast of CALIGULA MAXMUS. Photo by Lia Chang


Presented by La MaMa, e.t.c.,CALIGULA MAXIMUS is a project with Hammerstein & Weiner, LLC, Christopher McElroen, Alfred Preisser and Kingsize, USA.

Ellen Stewart Theatre
66 E. 4th St. (btwn 2nd Ave & The Bowery)
Tickets are $30, $25 for students and seniors
Purchase online
or by phone at 866.811.4111

The box office is located a 74A E. 4th St.

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