L M A O OFF-BROADWAY

Genre: Comedy, Musical, Other
Unscripted, Directed by Araxy Hill

LMAO is an interactive show that delivers high-energy non-stop hilarity as it navigates todays hot topics. Experienced stage artists, leaving no stone unturned, make the shows ridiculously hilarious for ALL ages. Now, what the audience will actually get to see can’t be told now because the subject matter changes every day. The improvised skits and musicals, based on today’s burning issues, are completely unique and can range from totally silly to witty humor. No politician, author or celebrity would be able to escape the notoriety of the performers who are known to provoke uncontrollable laughter from the audience. Recent shows have included spoofs- of Dexter, ICarly, Family Guy, Glee, Twilight, Jersey Shore, Harry Potter, LOST and a lot more. Music combined with humor can be a deadly combination so enter at your own risk.
 

Open:   11/27/09
Close:   12/12/09

Schedule:
(subject to change. visit website for updates)
Thu 8:15, Fri 8:15, Sat 3:00 & 8:15, Sun 8:00, Mon 8:15
Theater:   Midtown Theatre at HA
Address:   163 West 46th Street
New York, NY 10036
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Cost:$20-$65
Buy Tickets Online or Call: Ovation Tickets at 866-811-4111
Company: Eight Is Never Enough!         Official Web Site: www.lmao-nyc.com

Walter is the co-founder of EIGHT IS NEVER ENOUGH! Recent credits include multiple cameo appearances on the Late Show (CBS/ Letterman aka "Lance Armstrong"), Nickelodeon's new smash hit tv show "The Naked Brothers Band" (Monkey Buttz Comedy Club Host) MTV2's "Stankervision"(featured sketch comedy segment), Cartoon Networks "Adult Swim" and several national commercials. Walter has also been featured multiple times on the WE Network's hit show "Hair Trauma" for his expertise in leadership and teambuilding. Walt is very excited to now be performing Off-Broadway in LMAO. At the 2009 Fringe Festival , Walt received critical acclaim for playing studio mogul Bernie Levine in GUTTERSTAR THE PAPERBACK MUSICAL. Also last summer Walter appeared with Kecia Evans-Lewis in Charles Murray's Children of God (Directed by Tony Winner Ben Harney).  Prior to working with "EIGHT", he toured with the 2nd Nat tour of Scarlet Pimpernel, performed regionally in Fiddler on the Roof at Gateway Playhouse and in numerous musicals and plays in the DC area. Favorite roles include Harold Hill (Music Man), Rodolfo (La Boheme - the original Rent), Molokov (Chess), Jack (Where's harlie) and Frederic (Pirates of Penzance). Walter's first paid NYC job was playing the lead male role in Fred Ho's WARRIOR SISTERS off-broadway. He later reprised the role at the regional debut at the Gammage in Tempe AZ (ASU).

Laurice has been performing in theatre, music concerts, and stage variety shows since the age of 10. She originally began writing scripts and composing music through her own vocal group in high school. She continued to pursue her passion for the performing arts in college through studies in theatrical production, acting, music and opera. She has worked in casting, directing, and writing with professional companies based out of NYC, MD and DC. Stage credits include everything from Musicals and Operas to sketch comedy shows. Highlights: Amahl and the Night Visitors (Riverside Opera NYC), Alice in Wonderland - A New Musical, The Phantom Tollbooth - By Sheldon Harnick (Opera Th of N. Va), The Lounge @ Under St. Marks (Edge of Insanity Prod/Horse Trade), Bizet's The Pearl Fishers - Lead Soprano (Mont.Col/MD) and Valencienne - Supporting Lead The Merry Widow(Mont Col/MD) In addition to performing with LMAO Off-Broadway, she is the co-founder of "Eight is NEVER Enough!", and outreach program "IMPROV 4 Kids!", where she has appeared in over 3000 shows since fall of 2002.

Spero was born and raised in New York. He graduated from Castleton State College with a BA in Theatre. He has performed on the stages of NYC, Atlanta and Chicago. Two of his favorite roles have been Alvaro in The Rose Tattoo and Danny in Danny and the Deep Blue Sea. He also has a bit part in the 1995 movie HEAVY. When he is not improvising you can catch Spero at the picture show or Yankee Stadium.