Hometown Humor: Robert Post

Many titles describe Robert Post—comedian, ventriloquist, juggler, plate spinner, puppeteer, dancer, improviser. His inspirations are as diverse as Gene Kelly, Woody Allen, Bill Cosby, Charlie Chaplin, and Robin Williams.

“I feel the secret to good performing is to have a style that is unique only to you. When I was a young artist, many teachers and other performers would complain about my wide range of performance styles. They told me this was a weakness, but I knew it was my strength.”

Here are just a few reasons you should check him out:

Who doesn’t love to laugh? Robert Post has been making people laugh for 40 years. NPR calls his performance “uproariously funny,” and he has been applauded by The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and The Edmonton Journal. He was also featured on the “Today Show.”

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Robert Post has traveled the world, including Russia, Mexico, and Japan, but his home will always be Ohio!

See 10 shows in one! Post is a one-man show, performing multiple skits as multiple characters. The Tampa Tribune says, “[A] man of a thousand disguises. . . uses body language, masks, music, and genius to create a body of work and a host of unforgettable, totally radical characters.” The Los Angeles Times also praises his “remarkable ability to create characters.”

By Anna Schaeffer

Robert Post will be at the Lincoln Theatre March 7 and 8. To buy tickets, visit CAPA’s web site, or call the CAPA Ticket Center at (614) 469-0939.

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