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FUNNY... SHEESH ALTERNATIVE VARIETY FEST 26
Two stages. Twenty artists. One night.
at ~ Manhattan Theatre Source ~
Tuesday, May 8th, 2001 at 8:00 PM
177 MacDougal Street (between Waverly and West 8th Street), reservations: 212-501-4751/ $10.00
The Funny... Sheesh Alternative Performance Collective Series celebrates its 26th Alternative Variety Fest. This vaudevillian festival takes place on 2 stages simultaneously with 20 acts performing chaotic sketch comedy, original and experimental music, stand-up and improvisation. Audience members can stroll back and forth to catch their favorite acts or schmooze in the cafe at this performance party event. Comics JASON GROSSMAN and JAMIE MELSER emcee the event.
ROBERT BLATT & SAM RIEGEL; BETHEL CARAM and NEIL POTTER (The Comedy Brothel, Legs Wide Shut); TONY DARO (writer for Saturday Night Live); KENNY DAVIDSEN; SHARON FOGARTY (The Overdevelopment of Scott); JOHN HARTMANN (Spin City); TONY HIGHTOWER; BROOKE JOHNSON; LENNY MARCUS (Friday Nite Videos); REGINA SPEKTOR; RENÉE TORRIÈRE and many more.
"Incredible!" 15 MINUTES MAGAZINE
"A vaudevillian smorgasbord." BACK STAGE
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THE FUNNY SHEESH COMEDY GAME SHOW!
at ~ THE SIDEWALK CAFÉ ~
EVERY SUNDAY NIGHT at 7:30 pm (SINCE JANUARY 14th, 2001)
94 Avenue A at 6th Street, (212)473-7373, NO COVER
The Funny... Sheesh Alternative Performance Collective presents "The Funny… Sheesh Game Show" an hour of hyperactive, interactive improvisation, games and prizes hosted by JASON GROSSMAN. Starring JOHN HARTMANN (Spin City, Cosby), SHARON FOGARTY (Dinosaur Sisters), KAREN CHRISTIE WARD, pianist KENNY DAVIDSEN, JASON HEFTER, TONY HIGHTOWER, LENNY MARCUS (Friday Nite Videos, The Jim Breuer Show), AL QUAGLIATA, SAM RIEGEL, FELICIA SCARANGELLO, RENÉE TORRIÈRE. With special guests JESSE COHEN, NICK DEMARCO, JORJEANA MARIE, BROOKE JOHNSON, WAYNE PARILLO, BRIAN RADKE, ADAM RAICHEL.
Funny… Sheesh will feature highly biased scene studies; yet to be made film classics; show stopping musical numbers and the world's fastest scenes all based on suggestions from the audience. Audience members are awarded for making suggestions with peculiar prizes. Plus, there's a 2-for-1 happy hour until 8:00 pm.
P R E S S Q U O T E S :
"Without a doubt, they are laugh-out-loud funny! This gathering of quick-witted comics makes great comedy in an often hilarious interactive performance." GOOD TIMES
(www.goodtimesmag.com/6lisounds.html for full review)
"I urge you to attend… You will certainly see some exceptional talent and more than a few surprises." APPLAUSE! APPLAUSE!
"Multiple Maniacs." DAILY NEWS
"Laugh, or else!" NEW YORK PRESS
"Genuinely hilarious." ANTIMATTERS
"Jason Grossman and his merry band of players present endless madness, this show will offer more surprises than the fat bearded guy in the mall."
TIME OUT NEW YORK
"Serious as in very good." NEWYORK.CITYSEARCH
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