IMPROV: ON THE SPOT NYC
What is ON THE SPOT? Top NYC singer break out into song with some of the best cabaret in town. After each selection, Improv players from the cast of LMAO break into scenes based on the previous music’s title, theme, and lyrics. By end result is an original musical comedy the cast ties together with a big closing number.
After selling out 2015 selections the show is now confirmed for Mondays at 8pm through March 2016. Every week with different guest singers, including artists from Broadway and Off Broadway.
Monday // February 1 ON THE SPOT ROSTER – full bios below
SINGERS: Danielle Augustine, Jessica Webb, David Raposo, Manuela del Campo
PLAYERS: Patrick Reidy, Andrew Del Vecchio, Meg Reilly, Andy Scannell
Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm
Broadway Comedy Club
318 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019
CLICK HERE for Feb 1 tickets ($10 online via NYIT exclusive, $25 at the door)
CLICK HERE for full calendar of IMPROV at the BROADWAY COMEDY CLUB NYC
- LMAO Off Broadway Saturdays 8pm
- HAPPY HOUR IMPROV SHOWCASES
- 3pm Family Friendly Matinees (AKA Improv 4 Kids)
- STAND-UP COMEDY – Discount tickets to the Broadway Comedy Club NYC
- COMEDY CLASSES – Discount registration and calendar of Comedy Classes in NYC
- Corporate Events
- College Comedy Shows
- K-12 Outreach
Danielle is an actor, singer, model, and voiceover artist based in New York City. She is a graduate of Alma College with a major in acting, and minors in music and psychology. In addition to vocal coaching, Danielle has participated in state-wide competitions both as a soloist and part of an ensemble. She has performed in a cappella groups as well as a national touring choir in both Washington DC and Austria.
Jessica is thrilled to be a part of On the Spot, after recently finishing TAPnyc’s off-Broadway season 34 showcase as a Troupe 10 member. Other New York cabaret appearances include The Cranky Cabaret and Bound for Broadway Showcase. Favorite recent theatre credits are Vicki Smith in “Caught in the Net” with Prather, “Annie Get Your Gun” with The Palms Theatre, and “Godspell” with MET. She is an AriZoni nominee as well as a two time NYA winner for her roles as Audrey in “Little Shop of Horrors”, Sally in “YAGMCB”, and Cinderella in “Into the Woods” all with Studio 3 Performing Arts. Love to Emma, Ajax, and the family!
David has been in NYC for a while now, and since then as left a few times to been on disney ships and to travel the country making fun of various movie franchises. He’s happy to be here and be a part of this city. He’s a recent-ish graduate of the Hartt school of music where he majored in musical theater. He feels lucky to have his friends his love and his iPhone because with out it he’d still be waiting for the G-train up in Yonkers. You can add him to your social media wheel by using this handle: @djraposo89 and go to his website/ blog at davidjosephraposo.com
Manuela del Campo
Manuela del Campo is an actress and singer from Argentina. She moved to the city 5 months ago and is excited to be a part of On the Spot! Previous credits include “Casi Normales” (Next to Normal) in the role of Natalie, and “Criatura Emocional” (Eve Ensler´s Emotional Creature), both in her hometown Buenos Aires. In NYC, she was a part of “PLP singers showcase” at the Duplex and “Bound for Broadway” in the West End lounge. She is currently training at the “T. Schreiber Studio & Theatre” one year conservatory for acting, writing her own songs, and hoping to stay in the city for a long time.
ON THE SPOT PLAYERS
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.” @lotterydude on Twitter
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 Facebookand follow him on Twitter and vine @AndrewJDV.
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 visitwww.thepatreidy.com for more information
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”!
Since Andy moved to NYC in 2011, he has performed with 8 is Never Enough. While attending Salem State University, he was part of Grandma’s Third Leg, a brand new improvised comedy troupe. He hasn’t stopped doing comedy since. He also can be found performing at the Jekyll & Hyde Club, and commentating at Paragon League Wrestling in Woodbridge, CT under the name Chops McManus. (www.paragonleague.com) You can also find him doing karaoke somewhere. Give him a high five.
Twitter: @andyscannell @chopsmcmanus