Survival and Laughter go hand in hand at Go Comedy!

Survival and Laughter go hand in hand at Go Comedy!”Survived By” and “Apocalypse Pending” debut in March

 

For the third year in a row, Go Comedy! is joining the Ferndale Library to celebrate Ferndale Reads with an original improvised production based on the library’s selected book, “The Local News” by Miriam Gershow. Survived By… will debut Thursday, March 8 with performances through March 29. Tickets for all Go Comedy! shows ($5-$15) are available online at www.gocomedy.net, by calling (248) 327-0575or in person at the Go Comedy! box office beginning at 7pm Wednesday – Sunday evenings. A complete weekly schedule for March follows this release.Survived By…

In conjunction with the Ferndale Library’s Ferndale Reads program, Go Comedy! presents Survived By… a darkly-comedic, improvised look at the lives of those left behind. The fully improvised show is inspired by the book “The Local News” by Miriam Gershow, selected by the Ferndale Library as the official book of the 2012 Ferndale Reads program. Directed by Pj Jacokes (Ferndale), Survived By… features Michelle GiOrlando (Royal Oak), Louie Krause (Wayne), Matt Naas (Ferndale), Chris Petersen (Ann Arbor), and Tara Rase (Plymouth). The show appears Thursday nights at 8 p.m. March 8 – 29 and tickets are $5 or FREE with a any Library Card.

 

Apocalypse Pending

Immediately following Survived By… on Thursday nights, Go Comedy! is proud to present its first original sketch comedy written and performed by Go U! The Improv Academy’s Advanced 5 graduating class. Apocalypse Pending is a sketch comedy revue that reminds us to laugh fast, the world is ending. Written by this term’s Go U! graduating class; RJ Cach (Dearborn), Lisa Jacokes (Ferndale), Jessie Kunneth (Ferndale), John Lewis (Royal Oak), Jessica Loria (Oak Park), Amy Purcell (Royal Oak), Bill Tebo (Ferndale), and Allison Tomak (Royal Oak), the show is directed by Jen Hansen (Madison Heights) and appears at 9 p.m. Thursdays March 8 – 29. Tickets are $5.

 

A complete Go Comedy! schedule for the month of March 2012 follows this release.

 

Go Comedy! Improv Theater is located at 261 East Nine Mile Road in Ferndale, MI 48220. Go Comedy! offers the finest in improv and sketch comedy, Go U! The Improv Academy training center, road shows, classes and workshops for private parties, corporations and schools. For more information, call (248) 327-0575; visit our website at www.gocomedy.net or e-mail Pj Jacokes at  pj@gocomedy.net.

 

TITLE PHOTO: The cast of Apocalypse Pending at Go Comedy! clockwise from top left: Amy Purcell, Jessie Kunneth, RJ Cach, Bill Tebo, Allison Tomak and John Lewis. Not pictured: Jessica Loria and Lisa Jacokes. Photo: Go Comedy!

 

The Go Comedy! schedule for the month of March 2012Tickets are available online at www.gocomedy.net, by calling (248) 327-0575, or in person at the Go Comedy! box office beginning at 7pm Wednesday – Sunday evenings. 

Wednesdays March 7, 14, 21, 28

8pm: The Gauntlet ($7)

9pm: Go Comedy! Special Presentation. Tickets: $5

A Rotating selection of Go Comedy! favorites including:

March 7: Soapbox – a blend of improvisation and story telling.

March 14 Rock-o-Matic – Go Comedy!’s original fully improvised musical

March 21:Instaflick: The Go Comedy! cast creates a fully improvised movie based on audience suggestions.

March 28: Matt Naas & The Sing-a-Long Singers

10pm Proving Grounds Tickets: $5

 

Thursday, March 8, 15, 22, 29

8pm: Survived By… $5 (Free with Library card)

9pm: Apocalypse Pending $5

10pm: Wirelessless $5

Friday, March 9, 16, 23, 30

8pm: The Go Comedy! All Star Showdown $15

10pm: The Go Comedy! All Star Showdown $15

11:45pm Bizzaro Happy Hour Go Comedy!’s free late night improv set (FREE)

 

Saturdays March 10, 17, 24, 31

8pm: The Go Comedy! All Star Showdown $15

10pm: The Go Comedy! All Star Showdown $15

11:45pm: Bizzaro Happy Hour Go Comedy!’s free late night improv set (FREE)
Sundays March 11, 18, 25

Sunday nights are now M.A.R.V.I.N. nights where all tickets are “pay what you can” at the door or $5 when you order online.

7:00pm: Fresh Sauce – Go Comedy!’s popular improv jam

8:00pm: Go Comedy! Improv Showcase featuring The Vulcan Hipsters, Action Jackson,

9:00pm: Go comedy! Improv Showcase featuring The Party and The Mighty They.

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