The Pork Filled Players, one of the few women-led comedy groups & Seattle's longest running sketch comedy group, bids a cheery "Hooray!" to May and Asian Pacific Heritage Month with a new Spam*O*Rama, Wednesday, May 16, 7:30 pm, at the Theatre Off Jackson (in the upper performing space at 409 7th Avenue, Seattle,WA).
A jam-packed list of celebrants join PFP, including
Scientists, programmers and nerds by day…By night, they are the Pork Filled Players! Since 1997, the Pork Filled Players have waged a never-ending battle to unleash the funny bone of audiences of every race, creed and gender across the Northwest. Beneath their guises as mild-mannered engineers and journalists, the Players have honed their humor like a scalpel (or is it dull meat cleaver?) to whack away at notions of race, class and norms in 21st Century America. The Players are also the Northwest's longest-running Asian American theatre, bringing a unique brand of comedy to the stage with maximum tongue-in-cheekiness, hilarious racial disharmony, and an Amazing Kung-Fu Grip(tm)!
Adventure! Beautiful women! Exotic alien worlds! Seattle Experimental Theater is proud to present its original unscripted comedy— Where No Man Has Gone Before, a fully improvised parody of the original Star Trek TV series. Each night the cast will use suggestions from the audience to create the world and plot of the show. Where No Man Has Gone Before is appropriate for all ages.
Twisted Trystan has been performing the sideshow arts for the past five years. He started with a small traveling sideshow known as Worlds of Wonders, undergoing a 3-month tour. He then spent three years in Orlando, FL as a solo performer and running a weekly variety night called Twisted Tuesday, as well as appearing on America's Got Talent, Season 5. He moved to Seattle a year and a half ago and now runs a successful variety night at the Noc Noc called Starving Artists on Parade every third Monday.
Ben Gonio and Heather Apellanes Gonio have been mainstays in the Seattle musical theatre scene for ages, appearing at such places as Fifth Avenue Theatre and Village Theatre, as well as producing their own original works, such as As Boundless As the Green Earth. The pair make their debut in musical cabaret.