Rick Overton, Substitute Global Ambassador: Unique Comedy at SF Sketchfest
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The last date listed for Rick Overton, Substitute Global Ambassador was Saturday January 28, 2012 / 8:00pm.
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Theatre Rhino remounts its hit spring production of the acclaimed 2009 comedy The Habit of Art. Written by Britain's Alan Bennett, whose works include the award-winning Broadway hit The History Boys, this poignant yet raunchily funny play tells the story of the shattered friendship between poet W. H. Auden and composer Benjamin Britten. Examining the unsettling desires of two difficult men, and the ethics of biography itself, it reflects on growing old, on talent and inspiration, and on persisting when all passion's spent. Met with wild acclaim upon its London debut in 2009, The Habit of Art is a complex and fascinating play about the intersection of creativity and desire. Learn More
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The news is out! The Aliens have landed and they want to know how Humankind is all about. But unfortunately, Global Ambassador Harrison Keane has the flu!! He’s bedridden and now must miss the event his entire life had been building up to. INTER-STEL, the agency that’s been assigned the task of greeting the visitors has, in their finite wisdom, decided to send in Keane’s speech punch-up gag writer in his place. So get ready for Rick Overton, Substitute Global Ambassador!
The visitors are only able to breathe our air from anywhere between 30 minutes to an hour (depending on which venue demands what). Rick will come out and see a word projected on the screen behind him, then he’ll have to explain that word from scratch! Many of the words will be sprung on him with no warning and he’ll have to improvise his ass off to keep up his cover as representative to all of Earth. Everything from:
Money: Something my species wants so badly that they will do a job they hate just so they can throw away most of it on things they thought they wanted but find out later they didn’t.
Dog: A four-legged animal we keep and feed so that we can feel like the smartest one in our home.
Television News: Is where we learn that you (aliens) don’t exist.
Television Series: Is where we learn that you DO exist.
Etc.. Lots of free wheeling and insightful fun. If you want to learn about human nature, try explaining it to a non-human.