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The Annoyance Residency: Disco Demolition Night
April 15, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
ABOUT THE ANNOYANCE RESIDENCY
Continuing its longstanding record of bringing the best emerging comedic talent in the country straight to Philadelphia audiences, PHIT Comedy is excited to be partnering with the famous Annoyance Theatre’s New York branch This April for a series of eight performances across every weekend of the month. PHIT and Annoyance have partnered to bring shows to Phillly since 2007 and this special month-long residency is a celebration of their decade-long collaboration.
AT THIS ANNOYANCE RESIDENCY SHOW…
The Annoyance presents Disco Demolition Night!
On July 12, 1979, an ill-fated radio promotion turned Comiskey Park into the largest anti-Disco rally in the history of mankind. Explosive shock jock Steve Dahl filled the stadium beyond capacity with his “anti-disco army,” comprised mostly of the beer-swilling and grass-smoking teens who listened to his radio show and wanted to see some disco records detonated. Anyway, things got violent.
Written by Charlie Walden. with Deanna Arthur as Tommy Snediker, Dave Bluvband as Bill Veeck, Dan Hanf as Jimmy Snediker, Ben Hosley as Ticket Guy/Cop, Shannon Kintner as Lorelei Shark, Catherine LeClair as Nancy Faust, Fernando Mateo, Jr as Rusty Torres, Bill Schaefer as Chet Lemon, Micah Sterenberg as Johnny Snediker, Jessika Stocker as DeeDee, Sam Taffel as Kowalski, Charlie Walden as Steve Dahl, and Amanda Xeller as Maryann. Directed by Ryan Douglass.
ABOUT THE ANNOYANCE
Since 1987, in six different locations in Chicago and now New York, The Annoyance has created over 250 shows, comprised of improvisation, sketch, full-length plays, cabaret, and full-length musicals. Hundreds of people have performed in Annoyance shows, and you see many of them today on stage, in films, and on television. Alumni of The Annoyance include Vanessa Bayer, Stephen Colbert, Jon Favreau, Jane Lynch, and Andy Richter.