Yup, both Darbi and Roz are in stage productions this week. Here's the skinny: Darbi's Show: Shoot the Messenger with Lizz Winstead
Shoot The Messenger is a satirical wrap-up of the weeks news from the brain of Daily Show Co-creator Lizz Winstead. A live sketch-comedy show incorporating multi-media elements, it gives us the world as seen through the filters of the fictional producers and on-air talent of The Flagship news show Wake-up World"the worst twenty-four hour cable news network . There will be indictment, both hilarious and scathing - not only of the newsmakers, but of the news media that molds them. Shoot The Messenger will give the audience a glimpse into the behind the scenes decision making at a news network, and the process that brings those decisions to the air. Of course not everyone in the media gets a flogging; those who are doing great work will be celebrated. Each week Lizzll interview a media figure who digs deep and gets it right.
The writers, actors and producers of Shoot The Messenger come from Air America Radio and The Daily Show and represent some of the best political comics and writers working today. In the next few weeks our website www.shootthemessengernyc.com will be up and runnin, bringing you the of bios of the actors as well as their characters. It will also provide a webcast of the weekly show - so if you dont live in NYC, you can see this awesome show live on the intercom.
WHEN: Monday, August 20th. Doors at 8PM; Show at 8:30
WHERE: ACE OF CLUBS CABARET (UNDER ACME RESTAURANT) 9 GREAT JONES GREAT JONES ST BTWN BROADWAY AND LAFAYETTE
FOR RESERVATIONS: CLICK HERE
Roz's Show: Merwin's Lane, Part of the Summer Shorts Festival
Summer Shorts offers nine one-act plays, eight having their world premieres, in two separate evenings. The two series will run in rotating repertory. Summer Shorts represents some of the countrys best writing, directing and acting talents coming together to celebrate theatre, summer and the short form. In one evening of theatre, audiences will be able to sample a diverse range of voices and styles in an elegant and straightforward presentation.
Roz's show is directed by esteemed casting director, Billy Hopkins. She performs in the "B" series. Merwin's Lane runs through August 30. For tickets, CLICK HERE.