CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal) – Barry Lubin was inducted into the International Clown Hall of Fame in 2002, and the Sarasota Ring of Fame in 2012, the highest honor in American Circus. Barry Lubin is “Grandma the Clown” and he joins us to share about life both in and outside the magical world of the circus.
About Barry Lubin:
Barry enjoyed 5 seasons traveling with Ringling, a three year stand-up comedy stint in San Diego, Los Angeles, Boston, and New York,
25 seasons with New York’s famed one ring circus, Big Apple Circus where he became the “Face of the Big Apple Circus,” and
numerous other appearances around the world. Barry has continued to bring Grandma to audiences in theaters, on television, in Festivals,
and in other circuses in America, Europe, Asia, and Oceania. He starred in Stars en Der Manege which was broadcast in 8 European markets,
Circo Massimo in Italy two times, and numerous other international television appearances. In the US he has appeared on Prime Time Live, on
the national broadcasts of the morning programs on NBC, CBS, and ABC, on PBS’s Evening at Pops, on Late Night with David Letterman 4 times,
was featured on PBS’s mini-series, Circus produced by Show of Force, and many others.