Trav S.D.

Actor, author, and modern-day vaudevillian

Trav S.D.
Interview Date:
June 9 2008


Trav S.D., aka Travis Stewart, is an actor, author, cartoonist, comedian, critic, director, humorist, journalist, master of ceremonies, performance artist, playwright, producer, publicist, public speaker, songwriter, and variety booker. Deeply influenced by the Mermaid Parade, Bradshaw's Circus of World Curiosities and Coney Island itself since first visiting in 1989, Travis is an influential member of New York's alternative theater scene and the author of "No Applause--Just Throw Money: The Book that Made Vaudeville Famous" (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005). He is a modern-day vaudevillian and embodies the cultural legacy of Coney Island.