Irv Korman is a writer, theatre critic, actor, clown, magician and previous senior lecturer in the School of Communication at The University of Akron.
A native of Akron, Ohio (where he has lived for over sixty years), Irv has received four Communicator Awards and one Chanticleer Award for his talents as a writer, theater critic, and actor. When he isn’t teaching public speaking, working on his books, or strutting the stages of local community theaters, Irv can be found portraying one of his alter egos-Marlowe the Magic Clown (hobo clown/magician), or Mildew the Mundane (magician).
Irv received both his Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Pathology and his Master’s Degree in Theater at The University of Akron. He and his wife of 44 years, Francine, reside in Fairlawn, Ohio. He has two daughters, Julie and Melanie. Learn more about Irv by checking out his website at, www.irvkorman.com.
Review Information:Old reel-to-reel tapes evoke memories of lying on the bedroom floor, watching television, By Jim Carney, Beacon Journal staff writer
Book talk: ‘I Was Jackie Mason’s Chauffeur for 5 Minutes,’ Akron Beacon Journal