Theatre Seres: Funny Man (new play reading)
An up and comer in the standup comedy world, Billy Evans goes from viral YouTube shorts to landing his own Netflix special. He worked his way to the top, but at what cost? This piece explores the complex lives of standup comedians and takes a look into what goes on behind the scenes, once the laughter has faded. Content note: themes of mental illness and suicide ideation.
Location: Pumphouse - Joyce
Kodie Rollan (Playwright), Rebecca Fauser (Director)
Jonathan Molinski (Billy), Sepidar Yeganeh Farid (Laura), Sam Malone (Jack), Kendra Hutchinson (Stage Directions)