In a word: Funny.
The piece gets its appeal from the increasingly outlandish characters and an inventive absurdity that devolves into a game of fetch and walking construction barrels.
The evening satisfyies with steady and smart amusement through short, tightly written and unassumingly delivered sketches.
Remember when you used to smoke tons of weed but thought no one knew you were stoned out of your gourd? You were wrong.
The Tour is FREE but the Facts aren’t Facts: Walk around Philadelphia as part of the FIVE DOLLAR COMEDY WEEK
Five Dollar Comedy Week returns for its second year March 23-29, 2015 at a new home, Plays & Players Theater. The seven-day festival features 30 new original comedy shows, fake…
Upon entry into the theater space, I was directed to a setup off to the side with slips of paper and pens. Little placards told us to write a NOTE TO SELF and drop it in the metal can, examples offered including “get donuts for the office.” I had received the inside scoop from one of the other theatergoers that they’ll be used as a formative part of the show. As NOTE TO SELF is improv comedy, I didn’t want mine to be too mundane to work with so I chose a simple, sadly relevant, yet ripe for humor note: stop eating in bed. The conversation and jokes with strangers, all ruminating on what their contribution would be, set a fun, friendly and upbeat tone for the performance.