“On The Spot-Light”: Patrick Reidy

Welcome back to “On the Spot-Light,” where I’m taking a closer look at the talented cast of On the Spot. (To learn more about this unique cabaret-improv comedy hybrid show, click here, and check out interviews with cast members Meg Reilly and Chris Catalano.)

Today’s spotlight is taking a closer look at On The Spot’s director. He is a comedian, a graduate of the Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation Program, and the artistic director for not one but two comedy shows, LMAO and Improv 4 Kids. Give it up for Patrick Reidy!

“On The Spot-Light”: Chris Catalano

Welcome back to “On the Spot-Light,” where I’m taking a closer look at the talented cast of On the Spot. (To learn more about this unique cabaret-improv comedy hybrid show, click here, and check out the first interview with cast member Meg Reilly.) Next up in the spotlight, he is a playwright, improv comedian, and…

“On The Spot-Light”: Meg Reilly

It’s Friday night in New York City, and there are a million and one cabaret and improv shows clamoring for your attention. How do you choose between Broadway standards and laugh-out-loud comedy? No, Tony Stark, it’s not! This is America! This is New York City, the greatest city in the world! Why should we have…

SIX ROUNDS OF VENGEANCE – New Ohio Theatre – Review

Six Rounds of Vengeance, the newest show from the Vampire Cowboys now playing at the New Ohio Theatre, was one of my most anticipated shows this spring. I have been a fan of the Vampire Cowboys since seeing Alice in Slasherland back in 2010. They combine two things I love, theater and geek culture, and…

I’VE BEEN TO SEA BEFORE – The Red Room – Review

I’ve Been to Sea Before, a cabaret-drag show inspired by Joni Mitchell’s Blue, is a show with something for everyone. Joni Mitchell fan or not, it is a wonderful evening with everything expected from a good cabaret-drag show (great music, fabulous costumes, audience participation) and a few unexpected surprises (adopted manatees, obscure Disney movies, Red Lobster…