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Updated: March 3, 2011
Performances for CALIGULA MAXIMUS 2011- to be announced- at the House of Yes in Williamsburg, New York. Stayed tuned.

Thanks to the talented team of Roberto Serrini, Michelle Vergara and Jamie Ward of www.concretebrothel.com for their superb coverage of CALIGULA MAXIMUS.
The Concrete Brothel gets a V.I.P. pass to the hottest urban theater action in NYC – Caligula Maximus – at the La Mama theater in the heart of the East Village.
Director: Alfred Preisser
Writers: Alfred Preisser, Randy Weiner
Starring: Ryan Knowles, Justine Joli, Jerz Short, and many many more.

Visuals: Michelle Vergara, Roberto Serrini
Editing: Roberto Serrini
Audio: Jamie Ward




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

Performances for CALIGULA MAXIMUS, at the Ellen Stewart Theatre, 66 E. 4th St., are on Thursday and Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 8pm and 10pm, through April 17th. Tickets are $30, $25 for students and seniors and can be purchased online at http://www.lamama.org or by calling the box office at 212.475.7710. Tickets must be picked up at the box office which is located at 74A E. 4th St. For more information, visit www.caligulamaximus.com.

Click here for the CALIGULA MAXIMUS Articles Archive.

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Roberto Serrini of www.concretebrothel.com came to photograph CALIGULA MAXIMUS. Check out the full album of his phenomenal photos at this link. Thanks Roberto.

Alfred Preisser and Randy Weiner's CALIGULA MAXIMUS.  Photo by Roberto Serrini/www.concretebrothel.com

Alfred Preisser and Randy Weiner's CALIGULA MAXIMUS. Photo by Roberto Serrini/www.concretebrothel.com


Alfred Preisser and Randy Weiner's CALIGULA MAXIMUS.  Photo by Roberto Serrini/www.concretebrothel.com

Alfred Preisser and Randy Weiner's CALIGULA MAXIMUS. Photo by Roberto Serrini/www.concretebrothel.com


Alfred Preisser and Randy Weiner's CALIGULA MAXIMUS. Photo by Roberto Serrini/wwwconcretebrothel.com

Alfred Preisser and Randy Weiner's CALIGULA MAXIMUS. Photo by Roberto Serrini/wwwconcretebrothel.com


Alfred Preisser and Randy Weiner's CALIGULA MAXIMUS. Photo by Roberto Serrini/wwwconcretebrothel.com

Alfred Preisser and Randy Weiner's CALIGULA MAXIMUS. Photo by Roberto Serrini/wwwconcretebrothel.com


Alfred Preisser and Randy Weiner's CALIGULA MAXIMUS. Photo by Roberto Serrini/wwwconcretebrothel.com

Alfred Preisser and Randy Weiner's CALIGULA MAXIMUS. Photo by Roberto Serrini/wwwconcretebrothel.com


Alfred Preisser and Randy Weiner's CALIGULA MAXIMUS. Photo by Roberto Serrini/wwwconcretebrothel.com

Alfred Preisser and Randy Weiner's CALIGULA MAXIMUS. Photo by Roberto Serrini/wwwconcretebrothel.com


Alfred Preisser and Randy Weiner's CALIGULA MAXIMUS. Photo by Roberto Serrini/wwwconcretebrothel.com

Alfred Preisser and Randy Weiner's CALIGULA MAXIMUS. Photo by Roberto Serrini/wwwconcretebrothel.com


Alfred Preisser and Randy Weiner's CALIGULA MAXIMUS. Photo by Roberto Serrini/wwwconcretebrothel.com

Alfred Preisser and Randy Weiner's CALIGULA MAXIMUS. Photo by Roberto Serrini/wwwconcretebrothel.com


Alfred Preisser and Randy Weiner's CALIGULA MAXIMUS. Photo by Roberto Serrini/wwwconcretebrothel.com

Alfred Preisser and Randy Weiner's CALIGULA MAXIMUS. Photo by Roberto Serrini/wwwconcretebrothel.com


There are only four more chances for you to join the circus, Alfred Preisser and Randy Weiner’s CALIGULA MAXIMUS, that is. Their outrageous circus themed theatrical extravaganza is currently playing at the Ellen Stewart Theatre, 66 E. 4th St in New York through April 17th. We’ll celebrate our closing night on April 17th after the final performance with a party on the set, sponsored by Penthouse and V2 Vodka.
Co-written by Alfred Preisser (Co-Founder, Classical Theatre of Harlem) and Randy Weiner (owner of the notorious night spot, The Box) and directed by Preisser, CALIGULA MAXIMUS is set on the last night of the infamous dictator’s life.

Ryan Knowles stars as Caligula, adult film star and Penthouse Pet Justine Joli as his wife Caesonia, Lady Circus troupe aerialist Anya Sapozhnikova as his sister Drusilla, Luqman Brown as Sulla, the peanut vendor and JerZ Short as circus master Helicon. The show features award-winning competitive bodybuilders Myra Adams and Roxanne Edwards, Coney Island Sideshow tattooed muscleman Tim DAX and an outrageous collection of over two-dozen circus performers, wrestlers, showgirls and freaks.

Rounding out the cast in multiple roles are Alexandra Bernard, Greg Bornstein, Angela Buccinni, Claire Buckingham, Alicia Giangrisostomi, Jeff Goldfisher, Raheem Green, Sarah Hassan, Naima Yetunde Ince, Tracy Jack, Bill Johnson, David King, Jessica Krueger, Andrews Landsman, Elinor Lerner, Channing McKindra, Alexandra Petrova, Charletta Rozzell, Alicia St. Louis, Tricia Storie, Aaron Strand, Miriam Tabb, Jenny Weinbloom and Elian Zach.

CALIGULA MAXIMUS has sets and rigging by Evan Collier, costumes by Laura Clarke, lighting by Christopher McElroen, musical direction and lead guitar by Joe Shavel, musicians Kareem Clarke (bass), Jeremy O’Brien (drum/mayhem), Brendan Scharen (rhythm guitar), Joel Siegel (drums/conga), whip consulting by Chris McDaniel and stage management by Mike Yrigoyen.

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

Performances for CALIGULA MAXIMUS, at the Ellen Stewart Theatre, 66 E. 4th St., are on Thursday and Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 8pm and 10pm, through April 17th. Tickets are $30, $25 for students and seniors and can be purchased online at http://www.lamama.org or by calling the box office at 212.475.7710. Tickets must be picked up at the box office which is located at 74A E. 4th St. For more information, visit www.caligulamaximus.com.

Click here for the CALIGULA MAXIMUS Articles Archive.