Clambake Improv Shows in May

Clambake Second City Hollywood

Clambake: L-R Theresa Gumprecht, Piper Gillin, Amanda Barnes, Carla Delaney, Ellen Thompson

Sat, May 9 @ 10pm
The CrockPot hosted by Clambake with Special Guest Triumph
Second City Hollywood
6560 Hollywood Blvd
Hollywood 90028
Tix $10 – facebook event (https://www NULL.facebook NULL.com/events/1379046939068673/)

Sat, May 30 @ 9pm
Saturday Night Block Party w/ Clambake, Bowie, & Dem Pizza Boyzzz
iO West Loft
6366 Hollywood Blvd (enter on Cosmo St)
Hollywood 90028
FREE – facebook event

Clambake is Amanda Barnes (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm6411728/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1), Carla Delaney (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm2358383/), Piper Gillin (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm4374190/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1), Theresa Gumprecht (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm5300994/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1), & Ellen Thompson (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm1088681/). Coached by Celeste Pechous (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm2020073/).

Triumph is Amanda Blake Davis, Kate Duffy, and Celeste Pechous w/ special guest Maribeth Monroe.

Bowie is Nathan Ballard, Andrew Friedberg (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm2593933/), Molly Hawkey, (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm1402335/?) Matt Keene, Sky King (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm3759545/), Rebecca Leib (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm5266002), Macklen Makhloghi (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm1855016/), & Chris McGowan.

Dem Pizza Boyzzz is Mort Burke (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm2091031/), Steve Fleming, Howie Kremer (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm4402434/), Tracy Meyer (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm3814470/), & Brandon Sornberger (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm2440891/).

Clambake Improv Shows in April

Clambake (L-R) Amanda Barnes, Piper Gillin, Theresa Gumprecht, Carla Delaney, Ellen Thompson

Clambake (L-R) Amanda Barnes, Piper Gillin, Theresa Gumprecht, Carla Delaney, Ellen Thompson

Friday, April 3 @ 6:30pm
Women Be Shoppin’ Comedy Happy Hour w/ Clambake (https://www NULL.facebook NULL.com/ClambakeComedy), & Sibling Rivalry
iO West Main Stage
6366 Hollywood Blvd
Hollywood 90028
FREE – Facebook Event (https://www NULL.facebook NULL.com/events/889384857767931/)

Thursday, April 9 @ 10pm
That’s What She Said: Ladies Night
The Clubhouse (Upstairs)
1607 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles 90027
FREE – donations encouraged – Facebook Event (https://www NULL.facebook NULL.com/events/779452895457966/)

Saturday, April 25 @ 9pm
Saturday Night Block Party w/ Clambake, Bowie, & Dem Pizza Boyzzz
iO West Loft
6366 Hollywood Blvd (enter on Cosmo St)
Hollywood 90028
FREE

Clambake is Amanda Barnes (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm6411728/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1), Carla Delaney (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm2358383/), Piper Gillin (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm4374190/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1), Theresa Gumprecht (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm5300994/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1), & Ellen Thompson (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm1088681/). Coached by Celeste Pechous (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm2020073/).

Women Be Shoppin’ (https://www NULL.facebook NULL.com/wbscomedy?fref=ts) is Marion Dunham (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm3365697/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1)Choni Francis (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm4507102/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1), Ace Gibson (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm2192245/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1), Elaine Oakley Hammel, Hep Jamieson (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm1635039/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1), Kyle McGrath (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm5118077/)Carl Tart (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm3904550/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1), and Patricia Villetto (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm3984071/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1).

Sibling Rivalry (https://www NULL.facebook NULL.com/siblingrivalrychicago) is Mike Barnard, Jacque Currie, Reid Estreicher (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm4350111/), Allie Keller, Phylicia McLeod, Jodie Meis, Meghan Murphy, and Ashley Stevenson.

That’s What She Said (https://www NULL.facebook NULL.com/shesaidimprov) is Carmen Angelica (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm3247176/), Stephanie Bentley Pollard, Diana Varco (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm3864516/), and Lara Zvirbulis (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm4712012/).

Bowie is Nathan Ballard, Andrew Friedberg (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm2593933/), Molly Hawkey, (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm1402335/?) Matt Keene, Sky King (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm3759545/), Rebecca Leib (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm5266002), Macklen Makhloghi (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm1855016/), & Chris McGowan.

Dem Pizza Boyzzz is Mort Burke (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm2091031/), Steve Fleming, Howie Kremer (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm4402434/), Tracy Meyer (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm3814470/), & Brandon Sornberger (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm2440891/).

 

“Hipster’s Paradise” Pilot Reading at the LA Scripted Comedy Festival

Hipster's Paradise Sitcom Pilot Reading iO West Scripted Comedy Festival

My comedy pilot is having a staged reading as part of LA Scripted Comedy Festival!

“Hipster’s Paradise” by Ellen Thompson
A successful lawyer’s picture perfect life plunges into chaos when her husband’s stoner sister moves in.

Starring: Jaya Subramanian (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm4374786/), Ellen Thompson (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm1088681/), Kendall C. Burdett (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm5597460/), Jason McNichols (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm2586708/), Jeff Torres, Taylor Murphy-Sinclair, (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm5345478/) Leeman Parker, Kátia Kieling (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm1800253/), & Licia Shearer.

Monday, March 23 @ 10:30pm
iO West Loft
6366 Hollywood Blvd (enter on Cosmo St.)
Hollywood 90028
Tix $10 – Facebook Event (https://www NULL.facebook NULL.com/events/847670495297047/)

A portion of profits will be donated to The Chris Farley House residential treatment center in Madison, WI.

Mama’s Boy with Clambake and special guest Steven Yeun

My improv team Clambake had an incredibly fun and magical show at Second City Hollywood last night. We were lucky enough to be the opening act for Mama’s Boy and their special guest Steven Yeun.

sold out Mama's Boy with Steven Yeun and Clambake

Mama’s Boy: L-R Amy Phillips, Nancy Edwards, Nyima Funk, Jaime Moyer, Maribeth Monroe

Here’s a backstage selfie when our nerves were all aflutter with the excitement of performing for a packed house:

L-R Ellen Thompson, Piper Gillin, Amanda Barnes, Theresa Gumprecht, Carla Delaney

Clambake: L-R Ellen Thompson, Piper Gillin, Amanda Barnes, Theresa Gumprecht, Carla Delaney

L-R Claudia Wallace, Maribeth Monroe, Amanda Blake Davis, Steven Yeun, Jaime Moyer, Nancy Edwards

Mama’s Boy: L-R Claudia Wallace, Maribeth Monroe, Amanda Blake Davis, Steven Yeun, Jaime Moyer, Nancy Edwards

front L-R Jaime Moyer, Nancy Edwards, Piper Gillin, Maribeth Monroe, Ellen Thompson back L-R Theresa Gumprecht, Amanda Blake Davis, Claudia Wallace, Amanda Barnes, Steven Yeun, Carla Delaney

front: L-R Jaime Moyer, Nancy Edwards, Piper Gillin, Maribeth Monroe, Ellen Thompson
back: L-R Theresa Gumprecht, Amanda Blake Davis, Claudia Wallace, Amanda Barnes, Steven Yeun, Carla Delaney

As a fan of “The Walking Dead,” I was very excited to meet Steve Yeun. I can confirm that the rumors about him are true. He is an incredibly nice guy.

L-R Amanda Barnes, Theresa Gumprecht, Ellen Thompson, Steven Yeun, Carla Delaney, Piper Gillin

L-R Amanda Barnes, Theresa Gumprecht, Ellen Thompson, Steven Yeun, Carla Delaney, Piper Gillin