The Beverly Arts Center Presents
Tim O'Malley's Phantasmagorical 3 Ring Comedy Side Show Circus
The Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St. Saturday Sept 24th at 8pm Tickets $20 and 18 for BAC Members call 773-445-3838 or online at www.beverlyartcenter.org
Chicago comedian and playwright Tim O'Malley will emcee a great night of comedy variety. The show includes the comedy sketch troupe: "Shoelace Academy", "Clowning to Infinity" Clowns, and "RK47" Improv Comedy Duo.
Emcee Tim O'Malley, is a Beverly native, and alum of the Second City Chicago where he wrote and performed in five original revues on the main-stage in the 90s. His original play "Godshow" ran for four years to sold out audiences, including two at the BAC, and he recently finished his second play "9210 South Winchester"He can be seen in the films "Return to Me," "Bad Meat," "Shift" and "Black Days."
Shoelace Academy has performed at Donny's Skybox, the Underground Lounge and more. They recently placed third in the Gorilla Tango improvisation competition. Team members have trained at the Second City Conservatory, iO, the Annoyance Theater and more. The Shoelace Academy cast is: Warren Arnold, Patrick De Nicola, Ariel Dumas, Diane Harvey, Zach Hislip, Sam Martin, Vanessa Menton, Kevin Nickolai, Ilana Plen, Jenny Sherman, Jessie Stegner and Maureen Winston.
"Clowning to Infinity" have been clowning together since the spring of 2010. They have performed at the Second City Training Center. They are happy to bring you delight and joy. They believe pies are for throwing, not eating.
Improv Comedy Duo
"RK47" is the improv duo of Karisa Bruin and Ryan Heywood. Having performed together for 4 years. They have performed in improv festivals in New York City, Chicago and Kalamazoo. They believe in emotional truths on stage and the organic creation of characters. Karisa can also be seen in her other improv projects: ButchMax, Counter Productive Lover and KC Redheart. Ryan's other projects include Burrito Wilson and was recently seen in Artistic Home Theatre's production of Marisol.