BRAVE NEW WORKSHOP THEATRE founded by Dudley Riggs in 1958
824 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403
For more information contact: Ann Drewiske, firstname.lastname@example.org or (612) 817-7454
Brave New Workshop Theatre Announces 2016 Winter Show:
"The Working Dead"
Minneapolis, MN -- The Brave New Workshop Theatre (BNW) is pleased to announce the title and cast of its winter show, "The Working Dead." Previews for the show run February 5-12, with opening night on Saturday, February 13.
"The Working Dead" runs through June 11. All performances are at the Brave New Workshop Theatre main stage at 824 Hennepin Avenue, Downtown Minneapolis. Tickets for "The Working Dead" previews and show are on sale now at http://bit.ly/1R1wsuM and in the Brave New Workshop box office, which can be reached at (612) 332-6620.
In our 291st sketch comedy revue, the Brave New Workshop cast will rise again from the frozen depths of Minnesota winter to ignite your not-so-nice workplace aggression...or should we say passive aggression. This all show will bring laughter to all and does not discriminate based on age, race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, national origin, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran or military status, living status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.
"The Working Dead" will feature BNW cast members Lauren Anderson, Ryan Nelson, Nissa Nordland, Kory Pullam, Tom Reed, and Taj Ruler. The show is directed by Caleb McEwen. Josie Just debuts as music director, and Matthew Vichlach will provide technical direction.
About Brave New Workshop
The Brave New Workshop has been writing, performing and producing sketch comedy and improvisation since 1958 - longer than any other theatre in the United States. Founded by former circus performer Dudley Riggs and currently owned by husband and wife John Sweeney and Jenni Lilledahl, the BNW has become a legendary comedy institution, where audiences enjoy improv and sketch comedy nearly every night of the week.
Alums of the Brave New Workshop main stage include Louie Anderson, Pat Proft, Al Franken, Tom Davis, Mo Collins ("Parks and Rec," "Arrested Development," "Mad TV"), Peter MacNichol ("Ally McBeal," "24"), Melissa Peterman ("Reba"), Cedric Yarborough ("Reno 911," "The Boondocks") and Rich Sommer ("Mad Men," "Harvey").
The Brave New Workshop's Creative Outreach business services division trains and entertains Fortune 500 companies like Microsoft, Hilton/Hampton, General Mills, and Target. Additionally, the Brave New Workshop Student Union boasts the most comprehensive improv training curriculum in the country.
LISTING INFO - BRAVE NEW WORKSHOP THEATRE MAIN STAGE
Title: "The Working Dead"
What/Description: The folks in Brave New Workshop rise again for another round of original, satirical sketch comedy performed live on stage. Their target this time around: office workplaces and all their fascinating and awkward politics, power struggles and passive-aggression. From baby-boomer bosses to data entry drones to millennial managers, The Working Dead leaves no cubicle un-skewered in a comedy revue for everyone from entry level to the board room. Whether you're an office zombie yourself or know somebody who is, The Working Dead is sure to warm up your frigid Minneapolis winter with laughter.
Where: Brave New Workshop Theatre, 824 Hennepin Ave, Downtown Minneapolis, MN 55403
When: February 13 - June 11