“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

Clambake Improv Shows in March

Tues, March 3 @ 10pm
Mama’s Boy with Steven Yeun & Clambake
Second City Hollywood
6560 Hollywood Blvd
Hollywood 90028
Tix $10 (http://secondcityhollywood NULL.laughstub NULL.com/event NULL.cfm?cart&id=366634&_ga=1 NULL.92706141 NULL.1194082884 NULL.1424731800)

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/).

Mama’s Boy is Nancy Edwards (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm1549544/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1), Nyima Funk (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm1040049/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1), Maribeth Monroe (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm1185753/?ref_=nv_sr_1), Jaime Moyer (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm1210381/), & Amy Phillips (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm2310631/?ref_=fn_al_nm_2). Special Guest: Steven Yeun (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/name/nm3081796/bio?ref_=nm_ov_bio_sm).

Mama's Boy with Steven YeunClambake

Monday, March 30 @ 9:30pm
MSW: Rude Mondays
The Straight Jacket Society Theater
6470 Santa Monica Blvd
Hollywood 90038
FREE
MSW Rude Mondays

Clambake Improv Shows in January

Clambake improv

Tues, Jan 13th @ 8pm
Fortune and Glory and Friends
Second City Hollywood
6560 Hollywood Blvd
Hollywood 90028
Tix $10

Thurs, Jan 15th @ 8:30pm
Coco Van (https://www NULL.facebook NULL.com/cocovancomedy)
The Clubhouse
1607 N Vermont Ave
Los Feliz 90027
FREE – Donations Encouraged

Sun, Jan 18 @ 8:30pm
Sunday Night’s Main Event hosted by Bro Squad 5 (https://www NULL.facebook NULL.com/brosquad5)
Second City Hollywood
6560 Hollywood Blvd
Hollywood 90028
Tix $10

Sun Jan 25 @ 10pm
Explo-Jam hosted by The Gunford May
Second City Hollywood
6560 Hollywood Blvd
Hollywood 90028
FREE

Clambake is Amanda Barnes, Carla Delaney, Piper Gillin, Theresa Gumprecht, Joy Regullano, & Ellen Thompson. Coached by Celeste Pechous.

Bro Squad 5 is Scott Narver, Leeman Parker, Phil Ranta, & Steven Sears.