On Friday September 10, 2010 The Thrilling Adventure Hour, written by Ben Acker & Ben Blacker, is back adding new performers and their WorkJuice Players. Wil Wheaton, Andy Daly, Maria Thayer, Nick Offerman, Yuri Lowenthal, Busy Philipps all bring their special brand of magic to the stage as well as some surprise guests.
For those in the know, Largo is a special place. Located along a hidden gem in West Hollywood. Home to quirky, hilarious, uber-talented performers who let their hair down on special occasions. And for writers Acker and Blacker and an evening of fun with their Thrilling Adventure Hour everybody joins the party.
Acker & Blacker have been writing and producing a new show each month since March 2005. Crowds consisting of not only Hollywood denizens seeking a unique evening of comedy, but includes loyal fans who return monthly to follow their favorite characters.
A sophisticated comedy sprinkled with affectionate homage to 1940’s era radio, the program features three non-serialized serials in each episode, as well as jingles and messages from sponsors such as Patriot Brand Cigarettes (“Good for your Constitution”).
Acker & Blacker’s The Thrilling Adventure and Supernatural Suspense Hour is a staged comedy production in the style of an old-time radio show held monthly at Largo at the Coronet in Hollywood, CA.
Performing are nicely-dressed actors, comedians, musicians whom you’ll recognize from television, comedy clubs, the UCB and Second City stages, and the movies.
The “regulars” known as our WorkJuice Players are: Paul F. Tompkins (Best Week Ever), Paget Brewster (Criminal Minds), Marc Evan Jackson (Funny Or Die’s “Carpet Bros”). John DiMaggio (Futurama’s Bender), Dave (Gruber) Allen (Freaks & Geeks), Samm Levine (Freaks & Geeks; Inglourious Basterds), James Urbaniak (The Venture Brothers), John Ennis (Mr. Show), Tom Lenk (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Kirsten Vangsness (Criminal Minds), Mark Gagliardi, Craig Cackowski, Hal Lublin, and Annie Savage.Foley artist is Blake Walker and accompanied by The Andy Paley Orchestra.
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