Mass Hysteria Improv Comedy Fest Weekend Pass

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Mahall's

13200 Madison Avenue

Lakewood, OH 44107

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SEE ALL THE SHOWS!!! Mass Hysteria Comedy Fest from September 19th - 21st will showcase improv, storytelling, workshops & local shows you won't want to miss! See creators from your backyard & a few yards over, make some fun. Created by women, for everyone!

DAY ONE - September 19th
Mahall's
13200 Madison Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44107

8:00
Improv Death Match
+ Casually Late Stampede
A wild & wonderful Cleveland based long-form troupe with Sam Dee, Erin McHugh, Raina Beutel, Scott Shepard, Mike Frye & Joe Lewis.

+ Just Go With It
A fun and energized Akron based improvisational collaborative aimed at connecting with all artists through improvisation with Marissa Leonino Lange, Rueben Ryan & Ryan M. Dyke

+ TJR
Cleveland based improv duo featuring Ryan Santa & TJ Gainley

The first day of Mass Hysteria - Comedy Fest kicks off with Improv Deatch Match, a show created and hosted by fest co-founder Sam Dee! Featuring an open jam where short form improv games will be played by audience & improvisers alike!

Doors at 7:00 - Show at 8:00 - Street & Lot Parking available
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DAY TWO - September 20th
Mahall's
13200 Madison Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44107

7:30
This Improvised Life is what happens when you mix live storytelling with improv comedy! The results will entertain you! With special guest & much more!
Story Club is a nonfiction storytelling show with featured performers and open mic slots hosted by Deena Nyer Mendlowitz with storytellers Carolyn Chan, Marissa DeSantis & Michelle R. Smith!
Doors at 7:00 - Show at 7:30 - Street Parking & Lot Parking available

9:15
Frankly Scarlett setting out to leave their double-X chromosomed mark on the Pittsburgh comedy scene, Abby Fudor, Robin Hitchcock, and Liz Labacz are the critically acclaimed powerhouse Frankly Scarlett. Watch as they delight audiences with a night of sketch-filled fun.
Featured openers Hopscotch! A is a long-form improv troupe that bases their performance off of a randomly-selected entry from one of our childhood diaries.
Doors at 9:00 - Show at 9:15 - Street Parking & Lot Parking available
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DAY THREE - September 21st
Mahall's
13200 Madison Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44107

7:30
Mental Illness and Friends! is a live comedy talk show that entertains with a goal of helping to destigmatize mental illness hosted by Deena Nyer Mendlowitz with special guests, improv Delicious Ambiguity an all female cast with special guest Trish DiFranco & music by Mal SanMarco!
Doors at 7:00 - Show at 7:30 - Street Parking & Lot Parking available

9:15
Messing with a Friend! With Susan Messing & Dana Quercioli

Messing With a Friend, featuring Susan Messing, has played at the Annoyance Theatre in Chicago since 2006 and features a different invited improvisers from I.O. to Second City to The Annoyance at each performance. The show has been described as both “a collection of self-edited improvised scenes based on a single suggestion” and “A joyful, uncensored, and improvised romp through hell.” For this special performance, Susan’s friend will be Dana Quercioli


Susan Messing, a NJ native and graduate of Northwestern University’s Theatre School, has been an improviser and comedian for over thirty years. She is an alumna of the iO Theatre, Second City’s Mainstage, and a founding member of Chicago’s infamous Annoyance Theatre. Susan created and has taught her curriculum at iO and iO West, The Annoyance Theatre, The Second City, and around the globe. Susan is an adjunct instructor for DePaul University, The University of Chicago, and The School at Steppenwolf. Her hit show Messing with a Friend has been running for over 10 years in Chicago and has toured all over the world.
Follow her on Twitter @MessingSusan

Dana Quercioli is a twenty year veteran of sketch comedy and improvisation, and she has loved every moment of it. She has been very fortunate to have been a writer, actor and instructor at The Second City Chicago, The Second City Cleveland, and all over the map with The Second City Touring Company. In Chicago, Dana performs with the powerhouse ensembles of Virgin Daiquiri, Glass Basement, Told, and BabyMakers. Most recently she has worked as a freelance writer for O'Keefe, Reinhard & Paul Agency in Chicago, a guest instructor at Harvard Business School, and has written several award-winning television pilots.
Follow her on Twitter: @DtoTheQ


Doors at 9:00 - Show at 9:15 - Street Parking & Lot Parking available

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