Wordplay: True Stories From Top Actors and Comedians With a Live DJ Soundtrack
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The last date listed for Wordplay: A Benefit for 826la was Sunday March 6, 2011 / 7:00pm.
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Pasadena's famed Ice House Comedy Club presents some of the best stand-up comics in the business. You've seen them on Comedy Central, The Tonight Show, The Late Show with David Letterman, and with Chelsea, Conan, Craig, Kimmel and more. Now you can see them in person, live on this historic stage. You may even catch a celebrity drop-in set, or be among the first to check out the latest up-and-coming talent in the main room or the club's Stage 2 showroom. Please see the full event description for the current lineup, which includes weekly shows and headliner info. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Giggling GirlsRed Velvet
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Disappointed, while I appreciate Taylor, Alan and others sharing fresh new material. Why were we subjected to the less than Sterling tale once again when I last heard it two years ago in Wordplay? Ick. Shock does not equal craft. I would not have attended had I known old material would have been presented once again.
I hold 826LA in enormous regard and I think that the Benefit would have been much better served minus the one repulsive, reheated tale.
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My friend and I went and had a fantastic time. Everyone was hilarious and spot-on, and the music selections were right on target. I would definitely recommend this event to anyone looking to relax and laugh at the absurdities of the world.
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Goldstar members loved Wordplay at Fake Gallery. Their great reviews won the show a Roar of the Crowd award. Read the reviews here.
WordPlay is a new spin on storytelling. Part This American Life, part stand-up comedy, it’s where some of L.A.’s best writers and comedians come and share their true stories while our DJ spins a real-time soundtrack – like an organ player in a silent movie theater, but less Olde-Tyme.
And this special, best-of performance at a new, larger venue is to benefit 826la, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting students ages 6 to 18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write.
A great show for a great cause.