BRONXVILLE, N.Y. – "The Funny Thing Is …" a three-part series of performances and analysis of the comedic process, will take place at Sarah Lawrence College Fridays, April 17, May 1 and May 15.
Presented by The Writing Institute, award-winning Comedy Central director, writer and producer Dave Steck hosts a cast of top comic talents who will examine the process of creating comedy in roundtable discussions and performances. Each event will begin with a roundtable discussion with the evening’s artists followed by performances and screenings of their work.
The schedule is as follows:
April 17: “Acting Funny: An Evening with Sketch and Improv Performers” – Steck speaks with members of Upright Citizens Brigade, who will then perform.
May 1: “Writing Funny: An Evening with Movie and TV Comedy Writers” – Steck speaks with movie and TV writers and screens some of their short films.
May 15: “Talking Funny: An Evening with a Stand-up Comedian” – Steck speaks with stand-up comedians, who then each perform a short set.
Each event will take place in the Donnelley Film Theatre of the Heimbold Visual Arts Center, 915 Kimball Ave., Bronxville.
Tickets are $18 per session and $12 for students per session and are available here .
Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early. For more information, call (914) 395-2205 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
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