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Amazing Things Open Comedy Mique Show features comedic Theater

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Amazing Things Open Comedy Mique Show features  comedic Theater

Time: May 5, 2010 from 7:30pm to 10pm
Location: Amazing Things Arts Center - Framingham
Street: 160 Hollis st - route 126
City/Town: Framingham
Website or Map: http://www.amazingthings.org
Phone: 508-405-2787
Event Type: comedy, theater
Organized By: David R. Hornfischer
Latest Activity: May 4, 2010

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Amazing Open Comedy Mique Show features Comedic Theater - May5
ENVIA! - Evolution of a Performance Artist
A STAGED READING OF A ONE-WOMAN COMIC SHOW

Performed by Aimee Rose Ranger
Written by Kelly DuMar
Directed by Lau Lapides
Dave Hornfischer Host
E-Mail daverh@rcn.com
Amazing Things Website: www.amazingthings.org

Comedic theater features at The Amazing Open Comedy Mique Show on May 5. Host Dave Hornfischer, stated that he is” thrilled to add another comedic category featured at Amazing Things monthly comedy show.” He noted the comedy show in its first year, has featured all forms of comedy including stand-up comics, magicians, jugglers, folk singers, storytellers, and impersonators.

The May 5th 50 minute comedic theater performance and post performance discussion with actor, playwright and director will headline a show that will also include a number of returning and new miquers doing 5 minute bits of PG13 stand up comedy, storytelling, funny folk music and more.

In the show’s feature, Lau Lapides Company & Coast to Coast Productions of Wellesley presents Sherborn's Kelly DuMar’s one woman comic play ENVIA! performed byAimee Rose Ranger (see photo) to demonstrate comedy in theatre. There will also be a post-performance audience discussion about this work with the playwright, director and performer.

Aimee Rose Ranger is a local Boston actress. In ENVIA she portrays an aspiring actress probing her raison d'etre by performing her quirky, spontaneous, poignant and hilarious pseudo-improvisational autobiography in theatrical scenes from her unusual life. The audience interactive performance promises a night of fun for all.


The playwright for Envia, Kelly DuMar has had award-winning plays produced around the U.S. and Canada. Most recently, three scenes from ENVIA! were produced by the New Ideas Festival, Alumnae Theatre, Toronto;

Director Lau Lapides heads a Wellesley based acting company specializing in providing the highest level of professional training,

Hornfischer concluded, “Combined with our regular creative and funny miquers, the comedic and professional ingredients provided by ENVIS!’s trio will make for still another fun Wednesday at Amazing.” He noted the show’s motto, “It’s fun to laugh on Wednesday.”

Some past Mique Show regulars include: Host Dave Hornfischer, from Framingham who saw comedy in his prior life as a Business VP of Berklee College of Music doing his regular top nine Lettermanesque bit, storyteller, Helena Leet Pellegrii from Milford, Folk singer of humorous stuff Tom Smith from Dedham, Framingham author and comedienne Erica Ferencik,
stand up comic Drew Spangler from Wellesley, Lexington’s Andrew Potter with his guitar stories AND More.

Aspiring miquers may inquire about limited 5 minute slots at Amazing at 508 405 2787.
Admission at door for all is only $5 for Amazing Things members, $6 for non-members.
The Amazing Things Arts Center is located at 160 Hollis Street (Route 126) in downtown Framingham. For more information and directions call the Amazing Things Arts Center at 508-405-ARTS, or online at www.amazingthings.org. Check out the Amazing Open Comedy Mique Show’s Facebook page: The Amazing Open Comedy Mique.

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