Tickets are on sale now for Flyover Comedy Festival. Buy yours today and guarantee your admission to see Todd Barry, Henry Phillips, and a full slate of local and visiting comics November 9th through November 11th in The Grove. Between now and then, meet some of the comics performing in the festival!
August has a number of great shows coming up. We’ll try and highlight a few that we’re looking forward to over the next few days. Continue reading “August Preview: Maria Bamford, “Hunger is No Joke” – August 5″
Maria Bamford caused a comedy hurricane in St. Louis yesterday when she posted this challenge to Twitter: Continue reading “And the winner is…Ella Fritts!”
St. Louis Magazine continues Thomas Crone’s monthly profile of comics at various levels of the St. Louis comedy scene. This month, they asked questions of Ella Fritts, JC Sibala, and Eric Brown. It’s a fun look at their views on the craft of comedy.
We’d be remiss if we didn’t point out each of them stress the importance of open mics in developing material, since we’re in the midst of Death Mic 2017. Our favorite is Ella’s declaration that:
“I, personally, don’t consider someone a comic until they’ve done open mics for at least three months, no matter what shows you’ve done or what comedy you’ve participated in.”
Shots fired! Also, we agree. Get out there and do the work. Here’s a list of open mics.
Read the whole article here.
Fatal Bus Accident is a great show. Fatal Bus Accident is a weird show. These two statements are both true. We’ll let you figure out which member of their cast probably completed this questionnaire.
The biggest comedy news in the city is that Louis CK is performing at The Scottrade Center Thursday night. Sure, that’s cool, but you’ll have to sit with 20,000 other people in a venue where you’ll barely be able to see him without the aid of a giant video screen. It’s like being in your living room, with more expensive beer and nachos. Continue reading “Louis CK Is In Town This Week”
Ella Fritts is an improv comic, a stand up comic, and a sketch comic. She currently runs an open Mic every Tuesday night at Balentine’s Restaurant in St. Louis’s Lafayette Square.