FALL 2010 PLUS 1 SOLO SHOW FESTIVAL

Genre: Comedy, Solo Performance

An evening of four funny and smart original solo shows. Two performances only!

JACKed Up by Mark Gessner, directed by James Angiola
A hilarious and whimsical look at one man's journey from Dude to Dad.

I’m Fired! by Margie Suvalle, directed by Matt Hoverman
A comedy about getting let go, laid off and fired and finding a place to belong.

Can’t the Revolution Wait? by Jamila Webb
The daughter of two revolutionaries sets out to find her own rebellious voice.

Call Me by Katherine Williams
In a sea of texters and Facebook stalkers, one woman challenges her potential suitors to unplug.

With special musical guest Erica Russo


 


About the Company: tongue in cheek theater productions

Tongue in Cheek Theater is an independent theater company dedicated to producing seriously funny theater. Its mission is to tell stories which resonate with universal truth and which make its audiences laugh in recognition of those truths. About the company’s production of PROOF, Nicole Bournas-Ney of NYTheatre.com called it “first rate. Auburn's story is given vivid life by a quartet of talented actors...exceptional.” Heather Violanti of TheaterOnline.com said, “Tongue in Cheek Theater’s revival of PROOF is delicately nuanced, graced with fine performances and a clear-eyed dedication to the script...a memorable evening of theater.”

Open:   10/10/10
Close:   10/11/10

Schedule:
Sunday, October 10 and Monday, October 11 at 8 p.m.
Theater:   Bridge Theater at Shetler
Address:   244 West 54th Street, 12th Floor
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Cost:$17 in advance, $20 at the door
Buy Tickets Online or Call: SmartTix at 212-868-4444
Company: tongue in cheek theater productions         Official Web Site: www.tictheater.com

Katherine is a playwright, actor and stand-up comic. Previous works include My Dead Mother is Funnier Than You (Plaidbird Productions) and The Shih Tzu Doesn’t Like Lesbians (On the Leesh Productions). She is a graduate of James Madison University and the Atlantic Acting School. She can be seen performing stand-up in clubs and rooms all over the tri-state area. She enjoys being stalked on Facebook and at cuteandparanoid.wordpress.com.

Mark is a dad, husband, actor, and comedian. He lives in Brooklyn with his beautiful and boundlessly patient wife Dawn and his two hilarious kids, Jack and Evan. Mark received his BA in acting (with a focus on theater performance) from Marymount Manhattan College and trained at UCB in New York, has appeared in many commercials and regularly performs improv around the city with Suspicious Package and Big Tobacco. Every year he embarks on a tour to college campuses to perform a motivational solo show at college orientations. He is excited to share his story, crack some people up, and have a scotch afterward.

Margie hails from Boston and earned a BA from Pitzer College in California. Los Angeles: American Pie, VIP, Felicity and Buffy the Vampire Slayer; studied at the Groundlings. New York: studied at HB Studios, Atlantic Theater Company and Upright Citizen’s Brigade; performing with improv troupe Noo Yawk Tawk, created and starred in the hit parody Cex and the Sity, and wrote and produced several shows, including Pie Obsessed Drunken Fatties, Good On Paper, Damaged Dancers and The Poop Show. Practicing and teaching yoga is her other life passion.

Jamila is a St. Louis native but has finally deemed New York City as her second home. She has performed at numerous New York comedy clubs and been on stage with Target Margin Theater and ACT. You may have seen her on Law and Order: SVU, Nurse Jackie and Rescue Me, or maybe just on the train, at the yoga studio or in the Laundromat. She is a graduate of the American Conservatory Theater. Check her out at www.youtube.com/webbofcomedy.