Tuesday, April 10, 2012

LA Comedy Festival & Canada


The 11th LA Comedy Festival is happening April 20th-26th at two great venues in LA, and the Canadian presence is stronger than ever! 

Film screenings:
Los Feliz 3 Cinemas
1822 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027

All live comedy shows:
The Actors Collective
916a N Formosa Ave
West Hollywood, CA 90046

Canadian Presence at the 11th LA Comedy Festival:

Feature:
STAG
directed by Brett Heard with Donald Faison, Jon Dore, Eva Amurri
Ken Andrews has been the orchestrator of the hilarious pranks at all of his buddy’s Stags’. And now today is Ken’s stag! As he nervously awaits the fate that his friends surely have in store for him, he will soon discover that it’s worse than he could ever imagine.
April 20th @ 9pm  WORLD PREMIERE

Shorts:
Agnes & Harold—Web Series
Agnes & Harold explores the relationship between two bitter and lonely human beings who, while repulsed by one another, stick it out… because nobody else will have them.
April 24th @ 7pm  USA PREMIERE

Audition Practice
One roommate is an aspiring actor. The other roommate just doesn’t care. Who will be victorious in this epic battle of wills? (There is also a third roommate.)
From the comedy group, Uncalled For
April 23@ 9pm  WORLD PREMIERE

Boss/ Boss
Mr. Empney is the boss and Chester is the employee; a desk separates them. But all that separates a promotion and a demotion is an indeterminate number of letters before the word motion.
From the comedy group, Uncalled For
April 22 @ 6pm  WORLD PREMIERE

Odette
A family dinner generates some tensions.
April 22 @ 4 pm  LA PREMIERE

The Seder
Leo is bringing Mitchell home to meet his parents for the first time but Judith isn’t thrilled about meeting her son’s new partner, on the night of the Seder.
April 21 @ 8pm  WORLD PREMIERE

Comedy Acts:
Falcon Powder (Sketch Comedy Group)
Toronto’s Falcon Powder is sure to cure what ails you!
WINNER OF THE 2011 BEST OF THE FEST AWARD, Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival
NOMINATED FOR 2011 CANADIAN COMEDY AWARD
April 20 @ 8:30pm & April 22 @ 6:00pm

Julia Hladkowicz
This blonde dynamo is fierce, high energy, and quirky and you will never forget her.
Brian Linehan Award Hogtown Comedy Festival
Director's Award Last Comic Smoking
Finalist SiriusXM Canada's Next Top Comic
April 20 @ 10:30pm & April 21 @ 7pm

Ladystache (Sketch Comedy Duo)
Their highly energetic absurdist humour brings a level of imagination that’s uniquely original. You can expect puppets, impressions, singing and yes moustaches. Their sketches twist and turn, offend and delight.
April  20 @ 10:30pm & April 22 @ 4pm

Matt O’Brien
Matt O’Brien is one to watch in the Canadian comedy circuit. In 2010 he was named Canada’s Next Top Comic by XM Radio where he was featured at the Global Comedy Festval in Vancouver.
April 21 @ 9pm & April 22 @ 8pm

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