Written by and Starring TIM RYAN MEINELSCHMIDT
ALL THE HELP YOU NEED, The Adventures of a Hollywood Handyman is the frequently hilarious and sometimes frightening true story of Time Ryan's experiences when he hires himself out as a jack-of-all-trades. After placing an ad as a handyman to earn money during the actors' strike, Ryan is inundated by a case of needy characters worthy of a Hollywood film plot. When a chance encounter on a prospective job leads him into mortal danger, the hilarity ends and Ryan is left wrestling with the repercussions.
Thursday - Saturday 8pm
Theater: 78th Street Theatre Lab
Address: 236 W. 78th Street
New York, NY 10024
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Closest subway: 1,9 to 79th Street; walk south to 78th St, east to the theatre
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Tim was most recently on the NY boards playing role of Charlie (nominated Outstanding supporting actor) in Jessica Goldbergs's STUCK, part of this years MTITF. In 2004 he performed his one man show ALL THE HELP YOU NEED, The Adventures of a Hollywood Handyman, in the New York Fringe Festival where it garnered the Award for Overall Excellence. ATHYN, has since enjoyed sold out runs in over half a dozen theaters on both coasts and will be returning to NY this fall for an extended run. Other theater credits include the Tony nominated Coastal Disturbances (Broadway), Rounding Third at The Vineyard Playhouse in Martha's Vineyard, A Life in the Theater also at The Vineyard Playhouse, The Sleeper at The Laguna Playhouse in Laguna Beach, and the Los Angeles premieres of Reckless, Ad Wars, Bouncers, and Help! Numerous television credits include guest star roles in Six Feet Under, Navy NCIS, The Practice, Judging Amy, Strong Medicine, recurring roles in Crossing Jordan, Gabriel's Fire, and a series regular role on China Beach. Film credits include The Runestone, Primary Suspect, You Can't Hurry Love and the recently released independent feature Beautiful Dreamer. In addition to performing his writing credits include My Dinner With Andre...the giant, 100% Fat Free Cake!, Nickelodeons: The Secret World of Alex Mack, and IT(Scenario Magazine's Best Short Fiction Finalist 2001). Currently his latest one act play A Little Hankie Pankie is premiering in Los Angeles as part of Theater East's One Act Festival.