Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Local Comedy News

- Open mic Sour Grapes was recently profiled in the South Philly Review.

-There's a new storytelling open mic at the Friendly Grounds Coffee House in Flemington, New Jersey called Louder Than Words which promises to be a place where "stand-up comedians have the opportunity to exercise a new ‘creative muscle’ beyond your current stand-up comedy act."

- From May 7th-10th and 14th-18th, the Walking Fish Theatre will present FRESH FISH, a 10-minute play festival. "The Affair", one of the six plays, is written by Meg Favreau of Meg & Rob and directed by Kristen Schier (The N Crowd, PHIT improv instructor).

- Speaking of Meg & Rob, in June they'll be performing at Snubfest in Chicago.

- Stand-up comic Brendan Kennedy has an hour-long webcast show on BlogTV tomorrow (Wednesday) at 9PM EST. Chris Harrje is his guest.

- Sketch group Secret Pants have a neat new website at SecretPants.net

Bill Cosby helps up a Penn Relays runner

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