Saturday, August 30th

9:00 PM at The Hideout Theatre - Upstairs

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Cast:
Kaitlin Fontana, Gretchen Poole

Cagey

Sketch – Brooklyn, NY

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Cagey is a sketch duo from Arkansas and Canada, who met two years ago and fell in friendship immediately. Since then, they have gotten a little older, and a lot weirder. Cagey Sketch is a show about a friendship that bends time, space, and sanity.

Kaitlin Fontana is an award-winning writer, improviser, and sketch comedian who has toured and performed by invitation at festivals and theaters across North America. She performs regularly on the PIT mainstage and as part of the PIT TourCo. Kaitlin also co-wrote and starred in THE PARTY on CTV (Canada).

Gretchen Poole is an improviser, musical improviser, sketch comedian, writer, award-winning actor, and regular performer at the Magnet Theater in New York City. She has studied acting at The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute. In addition to writing and performing with Cagey, she plays Micky Dolenz in Here We Come... a parody stage show of the 1960s television show The Monkees at The Monkees Convention and writes for the webseries Latchkey.


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Cast:
Molly Lynch, Rachna Khatau

MR. (with the period)

Sketch – Los Angeles, CA

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MR. (with the period) is a two-woman sketch comedy show written by and starring Molly Lynch and Rachna Khatau, directed by Emmy-nominated writer, Matt Craig (SNL). Who says women aren’t funny? We do. Just kidding, we have PMS.

Hailing from Buffalo and Chicago respectively, Molly and Rachna have performed at The Second City Hollywood, IO West, and Upright Citizens Brigade. As MR. (with the period), they have written and produced videos for The Second City Network, had a successful run at The Second City Hollywood Studio Theatre and were among a select few chosen to perform in the first and second Annual Los Angeles Scripted Comedy Festival and the third Annual Chicago Women’s Funny Festival. Graduates of The Second City Conservatory Program, combined credits include, Baby Daddy (ABC Family), Days of Our Lives (NBC), The Best of The Second City and The Second City Sketch Bench.


Kristina Wong

Variety or Other – Los Angeles, CA

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Kristina Wong's Work-in-Progress “The Wong Street Journal” is Half psychedelic TED lecture, half hip-hop extravaganza and half bullshit.

She breaks down the complexities of global poverty and economic theory using uneasy-to-read charts, never-before-proven economic strategies for survival, and riveting parody of porn poverty from the first and third world. This excerpt culls from research trips Wong conducted in Southeast Asia and Northern Uganda.

Kristina Wong is a Los Angeles based performance artist, writer and commentator named "One of the Seven Funniest Eco-Comedians" by Mother Nature Network. Her shows explore intense topics with trademark wit and irreverent humor. Her most notable show "Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" explored the high rates of depression and suicide among Asian American women and is now a concert film distributed by Cinema Libre Studios. She's been a guest on FX Totally Biased. Her commentaries can be read/heard on Marketplace Radio, xoJane, Jezebel, CNN, Huffington Post and PBS. She's also the star of MyxTV's reality show "I'm Asian American and Want Reparations for Yellow Fever."


Tickets

Coldtowne Theater shows are Marathon-style, each group with 30 minutes of stage time. end to end, nonstop. Audience Members can sit in their chair as long as they like. from 6pm- 12mid with no reservations needed. First come first serve.

Tickets are $10

So if you want to be sure to see a show you may be well advised to show up a couple shows before the one you really want to see.

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This event is fully booked. You can try to get on a waiting list at the venue box office.