Phone:  (847) 658-2024


About Peabody


Graduate of:  
Midwest Clown College 1977
Players Workshop of Second City 1991
Member of:
Clowns of America International
Clown Guild of Metropolitan Chicago
Past Director of Vagabond Clown Club
Society of American Magicians #148
Mazda Mystic Ring 
Bio:  "Peabody The Clown"  a.k.a.  Cheryl Gleason has brought smiles and laughter to family audiences throughout Northern Illinois for over 20 years.    Her performances are time tested and child approved to bring a positive response out of any group.     She has been enjoyed regularly at places like Wags,  Hardee's,  Old Country Buffet, Julie Ann's and Colonial Cafe.    Whether Cheryl is performing at a large event like Taste of Chicago or a small crowd at  the local Kindercare she has the experience to  make her part of the event a success.   Thousands of people at picnics, parties, promotions, restaurants, schools, trade shows, libraries, camps, and  scouts have been thrilled by Cheryl Gleason. 

"...everyone enjoyed having you at our picnic.  You were a big hit!"

Janine Driscoll
Concordia Mutual Life Association


"Thank you so much for being "such a clown" at our Children's Party.  Your presence there really helped make the party a success.   

Martha Mills
Grant Hospital of Chicago  

"On  behalf of Mayor Daley,   I would like to express our appreciation for your special show..."

Eileen O'Connor
Mayor's Office of Special Events


"Because of you, we received several leads on new accounts and loans.  You were very successful at attracting customers with your super balloon animals and other creations."  

Patricia L. Gleason
Success National Bank

"thank you very much for your services as  " Peabody the Clown" at our firm's picnic.   I attended the post-picnic meeting yesterday, and everyone had good things to say"

Rita Nielson
Wildman, Harold, Allen & Dixon


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