Buddhas at the Bunbury

Produced in conjunction with the Bunbury Theatre Company, I will perform my solo show, 185 Buddhas Walk into a Bar... in the beautiful and historic Henry Clay building in downtown Louisville this Saturday night, Sept. 7th.  Please click here to purchase tickets. The Chicago Reader says, “Amanda Rountree is a riot!”  Audience members have described … Continue reading Buddhas at the Bunbury

185 Buddhas is coming to Louisville later this year!

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!

Other Times and Places

Right now I am in Chicago, sitting at home and thinking about stories.  Stories are like dreams.  They are intimate, revealing, and can transport us to other times and places. June 5, 2012.  I’m in Seattle on vacation, taking the bus to see a friend.  When I get on the #44 and ask for a … Continue reading Other Times and Places

Twenty Years

Twenty years ago, I had just started performing improv.  Admittedly, it was pretty bad improv.  Bar-prov.  Improv in bars, is not the most artistically satisfying experience for a performer.  Performing improv in bars is like doing a cooking-demo in a strip club.  Nobody gets what you’re doing.  Nobody cares what you’re doing.  You’re just a … Continue reading Twenty Years

Coming up in April!

The Good, the Bad, and the Monkey has four performances in April--two right here in Chicago, and two in Louisville, KY!  Please come check out the show in a city near you! The Good, The Bad, and The Monkey Singlehood, Dating, and the Search for Something Real Amanda Rountree takes a hilarious–and at times, heartbreaking–look … Continue reading Coming up in April!

Back from Louisville and heading to Philly!

Taking The Good, the Bad, and the Monkey to my hometown was a success on all fronts!  I'm still so touched and overwhelmed by the number of people that came out to see my show.  There are about 140 seats in the lovely Bunbury Theatre and I was hoping to fill half of them.  So … Continue reading Back from Louisville and heading to Philly!

Less than a week till Louisville!

I've rehearsed with my monkeys, interviewed with Louisville's weekly papers, and sent emails and updates galore to friends and family in Kentuckiana.   I'm super excited about my upcoming performance of my one-woman show in my hometown! The performance is in the beautiful Bunbury Theatre in downtown Louisville this Saturday, August 14th at 8pm.  Click here … Continue reading Less than a week till Louisville!