Bill Irwin: Clown Prince


Episode Info

"Bill Irwin, Clown Prince" examines the funnyman's originality and the physical comedy that he's been perfecting for 30 years. Included: scenes of Irwin onstage and comments from (among others) Robin Williams; Brendan Fraser; director Julie Taymor; writers Mel Gussow, John Guare, Richard Schickel; and Irwin, who speaks about aging and the give and take that he enjoys with audiences.