improv comedy http://wamc.org en Brad Sherwood At Proctors On 2/8 http://wamc.org/post/brad-sherwood-proctors-28 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.colinandbradshow.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood,</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> stars of the Emmy nominated </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Who’s Line Is It Anyway?</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> have teamed up to present an evening of improvisational comedy at </span><a href="http://www.proctors.org" style="line-height: 1.5;">Proctor’s</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in Schenectady on February </span>8th<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>Using their quick wit, Colin and Brad take contributions from the audience to create hilarious and original scenes … just like a live version of ‘Whose Line’!</p><p>Throughout the evening, the show becomes truly interactive as audience members are called to the stage to participate in the fun. Their high-profile presentations have played to sold-out venues all over the country.</p><p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 16:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 82637 at http://wamc.org Brad Sherwood At Proctors On 2/8 Rachel Dratch http://wamc.org/post/rachel-dratch <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Anyone who saw an episode of <em>Saturday Night Live</em> between 1999 and 2006 knows Rachel Dratch. She was hilarious! So what happened to her? After a misbegotten part as Jenna on the pilot of <em>30 Rock</em>, Dratch was only getting offered, she says, roles as “Lesbians or Secretaries. Sometimes secretaries who are lesbians.”</p><p>Her career as a female comedian at a low point, she suddenly had time for yoga, dog-sitting, learning Spanish—and dating. Dratch reveals the joys and terrors of putting herself out there in a quest to find love and then becoming a mother in an undreamed-of way in her book, <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1592407579/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=1592407579&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">Girl Walks into a Bar . . .: Comedy Calamities, Dating Disasters, and a Midlife Miracle</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=1592407579" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em>.</p><p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 14:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 58519 at http://wamc.org Rachel Dratch Ben Schwartz at Union College http://wamc.org/post/ben-schwartz-union-college <p><a href="http://www.rejectedjokes.com">Ben Schwartz</a> - 2003 graduate of Union College - will return to Schenectady on <a href="http://www.union.edu/news/stories/2012/05/comedian-ben-schwartz-03-returning-to-campus.php">Monday, May 28<sup>th</sup></a> to present the &quot;The Ben Schwartz comes to Union College and says things to people want to listen tour 2012&quot;.<br />&nbsp;</p> Fri, 25 May 2012 14:10:19 +0000 Sarah LaDuke 39767 at http://wamc.org Ben Schwartz at Union College Improv Nation http://wamc.org/post/improv-nation-0 <p>Denny Dillon and David Smilow join us - they are performing at <a href="http://www.shadowlandtheatre.org/">Shadowland Theatre</a> in Ellenville, NY on Saturday, 5/5.</p> Thu, 03 May 2012 18:03:05 +0000 Joe Donahue 38226 at http://wamc.org Chris Gethard http://wamc.org/post/chris-gethard <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d854b9962a4-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d854b9962a4-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d854b9962a4-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wamc/local-wamc-1002373.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Albany, NY – Sarah LaDuke speaks with Chris Gethard about his book, <em>A Bad Idea I'm About To Do</em>, The Chris Gethard Show, UCB, and being a loser.</p> Wed, 01 Feb 2012 19:10:31 +0000 Sarah LaDuke 33154 at http://wamc.org Chris Gethard