LOS ANGELES, CA - Directed by
Benjamin Michael Friedman, The Aftermath explores real life
awkward situations and issues that the everyday person should be able
relate to. The ensemble originally brainstormed and wrote some thirty
scenes, and trimming each performance to contain at least 15 sketches.
While there are scenes repeated throughout the run, each performance
will contain one or two new scenes to keep the show fresh and
This attractive ensemble,
consisting of Camille Bennett, Danny Hamm, Derek Mehn, Sarah Tiana,
and Beau Wilson, literally bounce off the walls with high energy never
giving the audience a chance rest in between sketches.
performers make well thought out choices in their acting and writing
abilities. Sarah Tiana excels in her characterization of a nerdy over
confident high school girl determined to get in with the in-crowd.
Camille Bennett delights and shocks in her cheerleader camping scene.
Other audience pleasing scenes include the Christian Christmas
Carolers, a satirical look at the employees of Abercrombie &
Fitch, a Broadway tribute to the homeless that Les Miserables fans
will adore, and a cute Jacuzzi scene that turns into a ‘Boys Gone
What works in this production
is the teamwork displayed from beginning to end. Ensemble comedy works
best when each member brings their best to the plate and are able to
share the spotlight. It’s that ambitious sign that indicates these
people deserved to be noticed. So go see The Aftermath.
What’s guaranteed is a definite party atmosphere and five talented
comedy performers ready to entertain.
Presented by the Blow Comedy
Company, The Aftermath performs at the Sierra Stage, located at 1444
North Sierra Bonita, in Hollywood, CA. Running through February 19th,
performances are Saturday nights at 10pm. Tickets $10 with an RSVP and
$12 for general admission at the door.- Adrian
For reservations and more
info, call 310-712-1903 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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