March 15 Oyster Bay Comedy Night at Planting Fields
Friday, March 15, 2013 at 8:30 PM (EDT)
Oyster Bay, NY
Beautiful Planting Fields Arbetorum, Oyster Bay NY announces new Comedy Series Friday, March 1, 2013, Oyster Bay, NY – Professional Comedy finally has a home on Long Island’s North Shore. March 15, 2013 is the grand opening of OYSTER BAY ALL STAR COMEDY NIGHT SERIES at Planting Fields. The event, coproduced by Periwinkles Caterers and SGF Productions, will feature Improv Comedy by EIGHT IS NEVER ENOUGH (AKA LMAOff Broadway), Walt Frasier (Letterman, MTV) and Paul DeGrocco (LI Ducks, b103 DJ, Voted Long Island’s Official Greeter by Newsday Readers in 2007). The bar and restaurant will be open 8pm thru midnight. Tickets, $20-35 via OvationTix 866.811.4111) to the 9pm show are now on sale.
The event (and future performances in the series) will be held at the Historic Hay Barn at Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park (www.plantingfields.com), Long Island’s premier public arboretum and historic site located in Oyster Bay, New York. A former Gold Coast estate, the arboretum is comprised of 409 acres of greenhouses, rolling lawns, formal gardens, woodland paths, and outstanding plant collections. The original historic estate buildings remain including the 65 room Tudor Revival mansion, Coe Hall, which is open for tours spring through fall.
If you like “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” you will love EIGHT IS NEVER ENOUGH (www.8improv.com). However with a touch of MTV edge, Off Broadway Musical Revue and the interactive of Murder Mystry Dinner Theater, EIGHT IS NEVR ENOUGH delivers a high energy topical and musical comedy that reaches a larger audience than most Improvisation. No two shows are ever the same because you determine the topics for comedic scenes and songs while many audience volunteer help directly on stage. Although recent shows have had a field day with the Fiscal Cliff/Sequestration, NYC Bus Strike, Sandy Clean Up, holiday vacations, Hockey Strike, Superbowl Black out and so much more. The show plays weekly in NYC at the Broadway Comedy Club and tours Nationwide to Clubs, Theaters, Schools and Private Events. All of the cast are NYC theater pros and comics from Broadway, TV and Film. COME BE A PART OF THE SHOW!
Periwinkles Caterers (http://www.periwinklescaterer.com/), exclusive caterers to the Historic Hay Barn, serves as executive producers of the COMEDY SERIES and has been serving Oyster Bay and the North Shore since 1990. Their distinctive cuisine, attention to detail, and eagerness to work with clients to help them make their event, whether large or intimate, one their guests will remember. COMEDY NIGHTS will feature a full bar and a sampling of some of their most popular finger foods and lighter fare. Visit Periwinkles Café at 6 Audrey Avenue Oyster Bay, NY 11771.
Future shows, to be announced soon, will have NYC’s top stand-up comedy including Gregg Rogell, Mike
Yard, Dustin Chafin, Maddog Mattern, Yannis Pappas, and more. Top talent in a great venue hosted by one of Long Islands best Caterers? This a must attend event!
NOTE: When you call Ovation (886-811-4111) $35 VIP tickets include reserved seating in front of stage and 1st round from bar (NO ADDITIONAL PURCHASE REQUIRED, limit 30 / show). $20 General admission tickets require 1 beverage minimum (Most drinks and food items are $5-10 each)