Ammerman Campus Presents “Fred Garbo Inflatable Theater Company”

By Ashley Maisano

The Suffolk Lively Arts Series will present the “Fred Garbo Inflatable Theater Company” on Saturday, March 10  at 2 p.m. It will be held in the Van Nostrand Theater at the Grant campus in Brentwood.

The “Fred Garbo Inflatable Theatre Company” has performed all over the world. Their performance includes physical comedy, dance, juggling, and most prominently, their creative inventions that inflate.

Their performances have made appearances on international television and on shows such as David Letterman. Previous shows include: the Kennedy Center and two sold out runs at the New Victory Theatre on Broadway.

Fred Garbo, the founder of this program, has been a professional performer ever since 1974. He played Barkley the Dog on Sesame Street and was the chief juggler in the musical “Barnum” on Broadway. He toured Europe, Hong Kong and Australia with many award-winning performers. For more than 20 years, Fred has been inventing these inflatables with artist and builder, George York, and is now bringing them to life in his performance in his Inflatable Theatre Company which is suitable for all ages.

General admission is $11 and Suffolk students with current ID will receive one free ticket.

You can also buy your tickets online at:

For more information call 631-851-6589.

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