Seven years ago, I moved to Chicago from Seattle. I landed in a whirlwind of auditions and new opportunities and took on all sorts of fun and wonderful projects. One of these projects was a ridiculous show called "Impress These Apes," which, if you're in Chicago and haven't heard of it, you should totally check … Continue reading Chicago and Me
I lived in the pacific northwest--Seattle, specifically--for nine years. Although I'm from the south originally, the pacific northwest always felt like home. It was a no-brainer for me to at least attempt to do a tour out this way. I toured my first solo show, The Good, the Bad, and the Monkey to Bellingham, Seattle, … Continue reading Northwest Tour Update
If you missed seeing this solo show during its run earlier this year, now you'll have another chance to see it! But I have even more good news: 185 Buddhas will be appearing along side Kelsie Huff's fantastic solo show, Bruiser! Essentially, you can buy one ticket, but see two great one-woman shows in one … Continue reading 185 Buddhas returns to Chicago in October!
Louisville, Kentucky is a fantastic little city/big town. I was very lucky to perform my first one-woman show, The Good, the Bad, and the Monkey there a few years back. Well, I guess they must have liked me or something (or maybe they just liked the monkeys?), because they've invited me back! Produced in conjunction … Continue reading 185 Buddhas is coming to Louisville later this year!
The Chicago Reader says, “Amanda Rountree is a riot!” Audience members have described the show as “inspiring,” “funny,” “beautiful,” and “a must-see!“ The Chicagoist picked this show as one of their “three to see.” There is only one more show left: this Thursday (TONIGHT!), March 28 at 8pm and I am so very excited that … Continue reading Tonight is your last chance to see this show!
The Chicago Reader says, “Amanda Rountree is a riot!” Audience members have described the show as “inspiring,” “funny,” “beautiful,” and “a must-see!“ The Chicagoist picked this show as one of their “three to see.” There is only one more show left: this Thursday, March 28 at 8pm and I am so very excited that the … Continue reading Amy Sumpter opens for 185 Buddhas this Thursday!
I am having a delightful time performing my one-woman show, 185 Buddhas Walk into a Bar... I can't believe that the run is almost over! When I got online this morning, I was greeted by a lovely message from an audience member who saw the show last night. Here is the message: "I cannot stop … Continue reading Thoughts about the show from an audience member…