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B. Happie and Foot

B. Happie a/k/a Brian Foshee will perform two shows on Wednesday, July 13th as part of the Morris Museum’s Summer Children’s Series.

Mr. Foshee is profiled in a nice Star-Ledger (NJ) piece this morning.

Mr. Foshee says the persona of B. Happie is essentially his personality but exaggerated to comic proportions. Those proportions must be appropriate; he has had great success with the character in shows around the country for the last seven years.

“B. Happie is just goofy and likes making kids laugh,” Foshee said via his cell phone as he waited in the line for the flume ride at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson Township on his day off. “I say ‘abracadabra,’ and then a banana comes out of my bag. Then I say, ‘Who said have a banana?'””

Mr. Foshee uses live animals in his show and suggests the bunny, dog, and dove are the key to connecting with children. “The kids absolutely love the rabbit. They get excited when they see the rabbit because he is cute.”

Mr. Foshee graduated from the prestigious Penn State and worked in marketing for just a year before realizing his true calling. He quit the career path to take one less-traveled. Today, he works with his wife Lesha to run a magic show booking business for ten fellow performers.

The show July 13th is one of three Mr. Foshee has developed for kids. He performs B. Happie and Read – a 45-minute show in which he uses elementary school books to encourage reading – and a gospel magic show for churches featuring routines inspired by Bible stories.

Check out his website for some of the neat marketing ideas such as the Wow Mom Special or the Super Duty Party Package. Mr. Foshee’s service also offers rides, moon walks, and gift bags in addition to the performers. His site is impressive but even more so when we recall he is also performing full-time.

B. Happie and Foot

B. Happie a/k/a Brian Foshee will perform two shows on Wednesday, July 13th as part of the Morris Museum’s Summer Children’s Series.

Mr. Foshee is profiled in a nice Star-Ledger (NJ) piece this morning.

Mr. Foshee says the persona of B. Happie is essentially his personality but exaggerated to comic proportions. Those proportions must be appropriate; he has had great success with the character in shows around the country for the last seven years.

“B. Happie is just goofy and likes making kids laugh,” Foshee said via his cell phone as he waited in the line for the flume ride at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson Township on his day off. “I say ‘abracadabra,’ and then a banana comes out of my bag. Then I say, ‘Who said have a banana?'””

Mr. Foshee uses live animals in his show and suggests the bunny, dog, and dove are the key to connecting with children. “The kids absolutely love the rabbit. They get excited when they see the rabbit because he is cute.”

Mr. Foshee graduated from the prestigious Penn State and worked in marketing for just a year before realizing his true calling. He quit the career path to take one less-traveled. Today, he works with his wife Lesha to run a magic show booking business for ten fellow performers.

The show July 13th is one of three Mr. Foshee has developed for kids. He performs B. Happie and Read – a 45-minute show in which he uses elementary school books to encourage reading – and a gospel magic show for churches featuring routines inspired by Bible stories.

Check out his website for some of the neat marketing ideas such as the Wow Mom Special or the Super Duty Party Package. Mr. Foshee’s service also offers rides, moon walks, and gift bags in addition to the performers. His site is impressive but even more so when we recall he is also performing full-time.

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