Sadly, my Sketch 101 class at Upright Citizens Brigade has officially come to an end. But what a fun time I had! I learned a ton, plus I have almost a dozen new sketches to add to my writing repertoire. La dee dah.
I've been sitting pretty on this one for a while, but I can finally announce it... I'll be making my New World Stages debut with the new Off-Broadway romp, Clinton The Musical !
The show will be starring Tony-nominee Kerry Butler and Emmy-winner Judy Gold. We'll be directed by Tony-nominee Dan Knechtges. Holy smokes. Now that's a line-up.
To read up on the rest of the cast, click HERE for the full press release.
I'm very excited to announce that I've been cast in one of my all-time favorite shows, Rent! This fall, I'll be joining Uncompromising Artist Productions's adaptation of Johnathan Larson's hit musical as Alexi Darling/Maureen cover.
For those unfamiliar with the Edinburgh Festival, it is the world's largest arts festival, held annually in Scotland. And 2015 happens to mark the 20th anniversary of Rent. So, in other words, this should be goooooood.
Had my first class of the new year today at UCB in their sketch writing program. I took sketch at the PIT at the end of last year and figured I'd tinker around at UCB for a while. Super excited to be writing with some fine folks!
Damn. 2014 was awesome. Here's my professional year in review:
~Originated a role in Off-Broadway's Til Divorce Do Us Part at the DR2 Theatre
~Divorce then got nominated for a Drama Desk Award for Best Revue!
~Performed with the cast of Divorce on Seth Rudetsky's Broadway podcast
~I was featured in Go Magazine as one of their "Hot 100" women professionals
~Made my NYMF debut in the adorable Rescue Rue
~I killed it at Broadway Sessions
~Originated another Off-Broadway role in Bedbugs!!! The Musical!
~Bedbugs!!! proved to be a hit and was chosen as Critic's Pick in both the NY Times and Time Out
~I got rave reviews for my role in Bedbugs!!!
~I finished Sketch 101 at The PIT and began writing with my comedy partner, April
~Was chosen as one of 20 contestants (out of 250 auditioners) to compete in Next Broadway Sensation
I'm super grateful for 2014 and am just so excited for what 2015 will bring!
Happy New Year, everyone!
Well, Merry Christmas to us buggies! Hypable created a list of the 10 best theatre shows of 2014 and we fit snuggly at #7, right between Broadway's Aladdin and If/Then. I'll take it! To see the full list and write up, click HERE.
Today was our showcase for Sketch 101 at The PIT! And what fun was had! We used my game show sketch titled "Don't Panic! Just Kidding, It's Totally Time To Panic!" The sketch is a Fox News spinoff gameshow and it's funny and I'm proud of it. Here, wanna read it? Go ahead! Click that little "read more" button to the lower right of this post. Just don't steal my ideas. Cause, damn.
Ooh! Here we go! A few weeks ago, I performed at Broadway Sessions with my ridiculously talented cast from Bedbugs!!!
And here's the footage to prove it! Fun stuff!
I've been working a lot this year. Which I am SO grateful for. And I'm just feeling really inspired and a little antsy. Since Bedbugs!!! has ended, I'll have a bit of time on my hands til my next project, so I'm starting to do a little writing of my own! I'm pumped to be taking Sketch 101 at The PIT. Our class performance will be in December. Woop!