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Updated 3/17/14 In celebration of 100 years of ‘The Little Tramp,” Dan Kamin, who trained Robert Downey Jr. for his Oscar-nominated performance as Chaplin, presents Funny Bones: The Comedy of Charlie Chaplin. This one-of-a-kind event takes audiences on a magical excursion into Chaplin’s enchanted comic world through film clips, live performance, live musical accompaniment for a restored version of The Pawnshop, Chaplin’s short 1916 masterpiece, and lots of fun audience participation. Watch the video below for a preview of Dan’s work, then check out the performance schedule below to find a Funny Bones event near you.



Funny Bones Schedule

February 21 and 23, 2014
The Strand Theater, Zelienople, PA

April 9-11, 2014
Oil City Arts and Culture Commission, Oil City, Pennsylvania

June 7, 2014
Historic Elsinore Theatre, Salem, Oregon

June 8, 2014
Clinton Street Theater, Portland, Oregon

June 20, 2014
The Cinema Museum, London, England

June 26, 2014
Cineteca di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Presented as part of The Birth of Chaplin’s Little Tramp: A 100th Anniversary Celebration

August 21-24, 2014
The Charlie Chaplin Comedy Film Festival, Waterville, Ireland

November 6-8, 2014
C.L. Hoover Opera House, Junction City, Kansas

November 10-11, 2014
Davis-Waldorf Performing Arts Series, University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, Chickasha, Oklahoma

January 25, 2015
Twin Cities Jewish Humor Festival, Minneapolis, MN

March 11-13, 2015
Banners Series, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, Louisiana


To learn more about Dan’s thoughts on the significance of Charlie Chaplin and ‘The Little Tramp’ in film history, read our exclusive two-part interview.

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