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Posted on: June 2nd, 2010 by wmapother 3 Comments

There are just so many tempting directions to take that title…  But we have ground to cover, people, so that’s a riff for another day.  (sigh.)

Asssscat! is the name of a regular show at the fabulous UCB comedy theatre (which held the ‘Lost’ show two weeks ago – posts here and here).

The set-up:  Using a suggestion from the audience, a guest monologist spills his guts for 5-10 minutes by sharing his thoughts, feelings, or a meaningful story from his past.  Then a group of improv comedians comes up on stage, takes those guts, and spins them into comic gold.  Then we do it again:  Suggestion, guts, comic gold.  Repeat until guest dies.

So who are these mystery monologists?  UCB website:  “Some guest monologists are talented celebrities, others are screwed up weirdoes.”

This Saturday’s monologist and guts-spiller?  I am he.  It should be loads of fun — for everyone else.  (Kidding!)  I’m sure it’ll be a blast.

The UCB schedule is here, and the show description and link to tickets is here.

Posted in Funny Like Ha-Ha, In Person (or, like, Live), Los Angeles, Stage

3 Responses

  1. Roberta says:


  2. Vivian says:

    very good this initiative to spread the theatrical 😉

  3. Anonymous says:

    is very good to know that an actor dedicated open space to support the theater,as many of us who are still getting very dependent on the theater.

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