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Peggy Melanson 's One Woman Comedy Show

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Peggy Melanson 's One Woman Comedy Show

Time: May 1, 2010 from 4pm to 5:30pm
Location: Johnny D's Uptown Lounge
Street: 17 Holland Street
City/Town: Davis Square, Somerville, MA
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Phone: 617-776-2004
Event Type: one, woman, comedy, show
Organized By: Peggy Melanson
Latest Activity: May 5, 2010

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One Woman Comedy Show
Date: Saturday, May 1, 2010
Time: 4-5:30
Cost: $10.00 at the door
Place: Johnny D’s Uptown, 17 Holland St.
Davis Square, Somerville, MA - 617-776-2004
Reservations for groups or dinner following the show Call 617-776-2004
In a Bill Cosby Storytelling style the “Chef” presents a menu of hilarious, nostalgic and sometimes moving and inspirational personal adventures. Reminisce as you travel back in time to “The Good Old Days” in Somerville/Cambridge with Peggy and “The Bookie in the Zoot Suit,” (That actually took place in Johnny D's in the 70's)“The Air Conditioner,” and “The Thanksgiving Turkey Story” Watch as “Giving the Dog a bath” takes shape & “The Boston Gardens” are born.
Eavesdrop as she shares her foibles with “Portable Phones,” and “Conflict & Resolution Waitress style. ” If time allows Peggy will also offer a comical adventure about moving from the Boston areato Western Massachusetts - “Lost in Chicopee.”

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Comment by Norah Dooley on April 29, 2010 at 9:29pm
I will be in Western MA for daughter's senior art show - so sorry to miss.
Comment by Norah Dooley on March 11, 2010 at 10:01am
If you have not heard Peggy live - you should get yourself to this show- she is amazing.

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