What do you get when you combine some of the best vocalists in New York with World-class improvisers? You get a brand new type of show, where a new musical is created each night …
WHO’s On the Spot Monday June 8?
Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm
Morissa Trunzo, Taylor Janney, Slaney Rose Jordan, Tara Llewellyn, Staci Jo Johnson
INSPIRING IMPROV BY
Patrick Reidy, Andrew Del Vecchio, Meg Reilly, Chris Catalano, Andy Scannell
Scroll down for photots, bios and links for June 8 cast!!!
Broadway Comedy Club
318 West 53rd Street
New York, NY 10019
WHAT IS “ON THE SPOT”? Great singers sing great songs. After each power house vocal performance, the players improvise original scenes and songs based on the titles, lyrics and themes.
Still saying “HUH?”
CHECK OUT THESE VIDEOS from the amazing APRIL 20 performance…
Tara Llewellyn is a Connecticut native and current Manhattan actress and vocalist. She has had the pleasure of performing in many wonderful venues including “Grease” and the Tank Theater, “I Love A Piano” at TBG Theater, and “Lysistrata” at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland. Tara holds her Bachelor of Arts degree from Western Connecticut State University, where she studied Theater Performance. She is currently in rehearsals for “Dex! A Killer Musical Parody” at the NYC Fringe Festival this season.
Slaney Rose Jordan
Slaney Rose Jordan is thrilled to be a part of On The Spot! Originally from Bar
Harbor, ME, she studied Theater and Musical Theater Vocal Performance at The
University of Southern Maine. Her favorite roles include Penelope Pennywise in
Urinetown! and Bobbi/Gabby in City of Angels. Since moving to NYC, she has
been seduced by the world of comedy. Slaney Rose is a player in Old School
Sketch Show and studies Improv, at The Peoples Improv Theater. She has been
musical guest for shows at The Treehouse Theater, and performs in cabaret
shows around the city. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @slaneyrosej, for
upcoming projects and pretty pictures.
Staci Jo Johnston
Howdy yall! North Carolina’s Staci Jo is extremely excited to be part of On The Spot. New York credits include: “Day By Day-A One Woman Show” (Play. Sing. Give); “Fade Out Fade In” (Musicals Tonight); “I’ll See You” (Talent on Tap) ; “Indigo” ( La Mancha Productions); And several cabarets. Regional Theater includes: “Thoroughly Modern Millie” (R. J. Reynolds Playhouse); “A Christmas Carol” (4 1/2 Street Players); “The Wizard of Oz” (Stained Glass Playhouse). Thank you to friends, family, and Jason.
Megan Reilly is a sassy, outrageous Jersey girl with a passion for rapping and the moon. She can currently be seen giggling around NYC with her improv troupes LMAO-Off Broadway, Robopop (Hip Hop Improv) and Dancefloor Makeout (Musical Improv). She is also a part of the touring ensemble for the musical improv show Broadway’s Next Hit Musical. She attended The Tisch School of the Arts at NYU and has also studied at The Upright Citizens Brigade, The Second City and The Magnet Theater. Megan is thrilled to be part of “On The Spot”!
Originally from New Orleans, LA, Christopher Catalano has worked on a shrimp boat, performed at the World’s Fair, skinny dipped with alligators, graduated from Florida State University and the past 4 years has hosted the biggest lottery on Broadway for over 400,000 people. He has performed Shakespeare in 38 states and has appeared onstage in NY in over 75 plays (from Lanford Wilson to Trey Parker), and performed as an improvisational comedian over 500 times. As a writer he has had 7 plays produced and published, and his pilot, “Open Bar,” was a semi-finalist in Bravo Television’s reality competition, “Situation: Comedy.”
Patrick Reidy has been an active comedian in NYC since 2009. His sketch work has been featured on Huffington Post, College Humor, Funny Or Die, and he posts new videos every Thursday to the LMAO YouTube Channel. Patrick is a founding member of the musical comedy show, “Big D & The Closers” and can also be seen every Saturday hosting “Improv 4 Kids” and “LMAO” at the Broadway Comedy Club. Follow him on Twitter, Vine, and Instagram @ThePatReidy and visit www.thepatreidy.com for more information
Andrew Del Vecchio
Andrew has been an actor in New York City since 2010, and been improvising professionally since 2011. Originally hailing from New Jersey, Andrew graduated high school in Celebration, Florida and received his degree in theatre performance from the University of South Florida (go Bulls!). Andrew can be seen weekly at the Broadway Club and online every Tuesday with LMAO. Visit Andrew on Facebook and follow him on Twitter and vine @AndrewJDV.
Andy has been living and working in NYC for the past 4 years. He is a resident performing artist and teacher with 8 is Never Enough improv he also spends some evenings dressing up and playing at the Jekyll & Hyde club. He has also worked in many capacities with Synapse Theater Company.
Nathan Armstrong, On The Spot Producer
Nathan is excited to see his vision come to light with “On the Spot”. Nathan has been acting professionally in Los Angeles and New York for over a decade, with productions ranging from the California tour of “Phantom” to the current run of “LMAO Off-Broadway”. He has directed productions of “How 2 Succeed …”, “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown”, “Peter Pan” and “Absent Minded Comedy”, as well as helped produce events for the Orleans in Las Vegas, the Los Angeles County Fair, the Hilton Hawaiin Village and the Sheridan Waikiki.NOUGH tours nationwide
Artistic Director, PATRICK REIDY is an actor, comedian, musician, and improviser in NYC. He can currently be seen as a host and improv comedian at the Broadway Comedy Club for the Eight Is Never Enough and LMAO-NYCInteractive Comedy Shows as well as touring with their family friendly cousin, Improv 4 Kids. He is also an established improv teacher, having taught for the Comedy Hall Of Fame and independent residences throughout the five boroughs. As a sketch writer and performer his work has been featured onFunny Or Die, College Humor, and the Absent Minded Comedy Show. He is a graduate of Salem State University and has studied improv, sketch-writing, stand-up, and screenwriting at the Upright Citizens Brigade, The Peoples Improv Theatre,andThe Annoyance Theater. Yes, and he would love to help you with your next artistic project!
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Catch Walt Frasier this Spring on TruTV’s “Friends Of The People” now in their 2nd season. Go to Netflix – RIGHT NOW!!! – to see Walter in Lilyhammer (Season 3, Episode 8) as the American comic performing at Steven Van Zandt’s Norwegian club. Also now on Netflix – Blue Bloods (Season 3, Episode 8) see Walter in spandex body suit in first 5 minutes as Arnie the Homeless Avenger. Royal Pains (Season 6 Episode 3) as the Choking Victim. Past credits include sketch bits on Letterman (9 episodes), Stakervision (MTV2), Naked Brother’s Band (NICK), Hair Trauma (WE) and numerous commercials including Dr. Oz’s Fat Pants. Theater Credits include Off Broadway, Touring and Regional Theater plus over 4000 professional Improv Comedy Shows with EIGHT IS NEVER ENOUGH (AKA LMAO Off Broadway. Improv 4 Kids, Improv 4 Teens, Absent Minded Comedy).
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