A revolving cast of some of the best improvisers improvise a play inspired in the moment by the guest musician.
Wednesday, Sept 10, 2014, 8pm. With musical guest DOUG GILLARD!
(GUIDED BY VOICES, NADA SURF, DEATH OF SAMANTHA, LIFEGUARDS, GEM, BAMBI KINO, SALLY CREWE, MASCOTT)
Union Hall 702 Union Street, Park Slope, Brooklyn, right off of 5th Ave.Â -Â TICKETS $10.
Jon Bander (Magnet)
Matt Higgins (Centralia, Burn Manhattan)
Shannon Manning (Second City, IO, UCB, â€œConanâ€)
Chris Mills (PIT)
Louie Pearlman (â€œBilly on the Streetâ€, Story Pirates, Spidey Project)
Mary Regan(UCB, Magnet, PIT)
Micah Sherman (The Baldwins, The Scene-PIT)
Betsy Todd (UCB, Magnet, â€œBattle of the Bozosâ€)
Plus an introduction by CATIE LAZARUSÂ (Employee of the Month Show)Â who will hold forth on the topic of beauty, love, and/or truth!
All this, plus drinks and a hang before and afterwardsâ€¦forÂ $10.
Advanced tickets availableÂ and recommended!
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More about Doug Gillard:
Doug Gillard is a guitarist and songwriter who has performed with bands and artists such as Â Guided by Voices, Nada Surf, Richard Buckner,Â Death Of Samantha,Â Gem, Cobra Verde,Children’s Crusade, Starvation Army, My Dad is Dead, The Mice, Bill Fox, Sally Crewe,Â Mascott, Anders and Kendall,Â Gramercy Arms, The Oranges Band, and as a solo artist.
This year he released the album “Parade On” (Nine Mile Records) to great reviews. Gillard has also scored several independent films, including American Cannibal.Â Gillard presently lives in New York and is a member of Nada Surf.
Get his new album at iTunesÂ or band camp!
More about Catie Lazarus:
CATIE LAZARUS is a writer andÂ hosts the podcastÂ EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH,Â which features a live monthly taping atÂ Joeâ€™s Pub, where she is an Artist-in-Resident.Â ECNY awarded her â€œBest Comedy Writerâ€ and Lewis Black described her as, â€œMore Brilliant Than Sheâ€™ll Ever Know.â€ Lazarus writes a column for Out Magazine and has contributed drivel to The New York Times Magazine, Slate, The Daily Beast, Bust, Cosmo, Sesame Workshop, Tribeca Film Festival, Gawker, Funny or Die, Sundance, and numerous anthologies. She also does storytelling and voice overs.Â Â Lazarus is a member of the WGA and involved with The Moth, Just Vision, Azahar Foundation, and UCB. She received her MA and BA from Wesleyan. Please do not hold any of these institutions liable as a result.