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August 11, 1996

On THIS DAY IN TWISTED-HISTORY in 1996, the play “Thousand Clowns,” closed at Criterion Theater NYC after 32 performances. The Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher recommended that the play be closed after tens and tens of cases of coulrophobia were diagnosed after each and every performance. Thomas Soche, who was diagnosed with coulrophobia after each … Continue reading

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