The Good, the Bad, and the Monkey: full video

Born out of a silly idea of having very emotional moments with inanimate objects on stage, I wrote and performed my very first solo show, The Good, the Bad, and the Monkey in 2009.  I was fortunate enough to have the very talented, Jen Ellison direct me in this endeavor.  I previewed it on the … Continue reading The Good, the Bad, and the Monkey: full video

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Over and Out

Whew! The short run of The Good, the Bad, and the Monkey has come to a close.  I am very grateful that it was a success!  I've said (typed) it before, and I'll say (type) it again....  A solo show can't be done alone.  It truly takes so many people supporting the performer to make … Continue reading Over and Out

One More Chance, Chicago!

We are nearing the end of my short, three-performance run of my show, The Good, the Bad, and the Monkey at Stage 773.  I hope you'll be able to make it out to this funny, unique show! The Good, the Bad, and the Monkey (with Evan Jacover opening)  Written and performed by Amanda Rountree, directed … Continue reading One More Chance, Chicago!

November 10 and November 17

There are only two more chances to see this show!  If you only see one solo-show with sock monkeys this year, make sure it's this one! The Good, the Bad, and the Monkey Written and performed by Amanda Rountree, directed by Jen Ellison  Stage 773′s Cabaret Theatre 1225 W. Belmont Chicago $12 Thursdays, November 10 … Continue reading November 10 and November 17

Two More Chicago Monkey Appearances!

Last night's show was great!  The folks at Stage 773 are delightful, Kelsie Huff's opening act was stellar, and the audience was terrific.  It's always fun to hear people's take on the show after seeing it.  It's admittedly not your run-of-the-mill solo show.  Because there are three sock-monkeys whose dialogue the audience "fills in" in … Continue reading Two More Chicago Monkey Appearances!

The Good, the Bad, and the Monkey returns to Chi-Town!

The monkeys are back!  And this time, they're bringing opening acts! You've only got three chances to see the monkeys in action at Stage 773's Cabaret (1225 W. Belmont).  We'll be there the first three Thursdays in November at 8pm. And each night brings you a different opening act! November 3:  Kelsie Huff November 10:  … Continue reading The Good, the Bad, and the Monkey returns to Chi-Town!