PRIDE @ ARCADE: Sunday All-Ages Matinee
*Arcade Comedy Theater's Pride Week includes shows Thursday through Sunday. Visit our website for full details on all events!*
Player One improv
Dreams of Hope sketch comedy
Josh & Gab music
and Mike Buzzelli comedian
3PM MATINEE - ALL AGES
Player One, Arcade Comedy Theater's own in-house improv troupe, presents an evening of hilarious and unpredictable theater improv. The team is coached by Jethro Nolen and comprised of experienced improvisers from both the Second City Touring Company and iO West, as well local veterans from various troupes and venues across Pittsburgh, including Friday Nite Improvs and The Pittsburgh Improv Jam.
Dreams of Hope's mission: Through the power of the arts, Dreams of Hope provides the region's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and allied (LGBTQA) youth a welcoming environment to grow in confidence, express themselves, and develop as leaders. Their creative contributions educate audiences, build awareness, and increase acceptance.
Josh Verbanets and Gab Bonesso are two Pittsburgh-based writers, performers, educators, and public personalities. Their works have entertained and informed audiences of all ages on both a regional and national scale; together, Josh and Gab have teamed up to develop a unique and unforgettable musical bullying awareness program.
The Josh and Gab Show spotlights the team's unique humor, various styles of songwriting and popular music, and personal experiences in an educational and heartfelt program aimed at students in both primary and secondary schools. The duo has performed their groundbreaking anti-bullying shows at over 75 schools, camps, and community venues, including Western Pennsylvania's Montour School District, Carnegie Mellon University's Waffle Shop, and the Pittsburgh International Childrens Festival, and have now directly engaged over 12,000 youth and educators.
Mike Buzzelli is a standup comedian and published author. As a comedian, he has performed all around the country, most notably, the Ice House, the Comedy Store and the Improv in Los Angeles. He has performed as a stand up in Pittsburgh, including several local charity events such as Cabaret for a Cause, The GLSEN Awards, and Brewing Up A Cure. As a writer, Buzzelli has been published in a variety of websites, magazines and newspapers. His book, Below Average Genius, a collection of humor pieces culled from his weekly humor column at the Observer-Reporter newspaper, is on sale now at Amazon.com.
Arcade Comedy Theater (View)
811 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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