Everything I Ever Wanted.
To Kill An Angry Bird was everything I’d ever want in a sketch show. Annie Goodson (Writer/Director) and Willie Opper (Writer/Producer) hit the nail on the head with this intricate portrayal of human evolution and unfortunate flaws in our modern culture.
Chicago Director Recognized
Today it was announced that Matt Miller, Second City Training Center faculty and director of the Chicago-based “Teachers” web series, has signed on with Cap Gun Collective for U.S. representation. Miller joins Abteen Bagheri, Docter Twins, Alex Fendrich, Tom Haines, Tomas Mankovsky, Jeppe Rønde, Michael Sewandono and Spooner/Bonde on the U.S. roster.
‘Cause they know what’s up.
Just For Laughs (JFL) will be scouring Chicago for comedy talent all of next week. Including character and stand-up sets at multiple different venues throughout the city. Every year JFL holds showcases for comedians to audition for a spot in the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, so don’t miss this. Most of the tickets are FREE. So check out the details below to see which nights you want to get in on the action.
Tim Burton Meets Wes Anderson
The gentlemen of Claymore Productions have decided to premiere their TV pilot online this Wednesday, April 16th. I had the privilege to see this pilot last fall at the NYTVF screening in Chicago and this pilot is something special. It’s a crazy collage of visual mastery. In my opinion, this would be the pilot offspring of Tim Burton and Wes Anderson.
The 17th Annual Chicago Improv Festival had 204 ensembles, 95 shows, represented nine different countries at 21 different venues throughout Chicago. It was nuts. But it was grand. A big shout out to Chicago Improv Productions, Jonathan Pitts, Kevin Mullaney, Natasha Bhamla, Lisa Akroush and Jennifer McLaughlin for all their hard work and dedication to the success of this event. Read More