Bill Irwin Liane speaks with performance artist Bill Irwin, who is currently appearing in Fool Moon with fellow clown David Shiner at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. The show is performed entirely in silence. Irwin and Shiner act out a variety of comical skits using only their bodies to communicate with the audience. One of Irwins most memorable skits finds him bedeviled by a microphone. He says he is fascinated by the conundrum of the human body in dilemma as we try - mostly in vain - to grasp the world of high technology.