Northwest Tour Update

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

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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 heads to the west coast this fall!

The tour of my solo show about my journey through the world of improv is going on a little journey itself!  I've just confirmed some tour dates in some very cool cities on the west coast.  185 Buddhas is coming to Washington state and Oregon in November!  For exact showtimes and locations, please visit my … Continue reading 185 Buddhas heads to the west coast this fall!

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!

An Open Letter to Chicago

Dear Chicago, Why do you make it so hard to leave you--even if just for a fortnight or less?  I just wanted to go away for a little vacation.  I planned my trip so diligently--being away at a time when I had the fewest commitments.  Yet every day, I receive another invitation to something fantastic … Continue reading An Open Letter to Chicago

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!

I’m in Philly. And I’m prepared.

I arrived in Philly today (in town in plenty of time for my three fringe shows this weekend) and have been bopping around on my own exploring different areas of this cool city. Like anyone else who goes to see the Liberty Bell, my bags had to be checked.  Of course, I came right from … Continue reading I’m in Philly. And I’m prepared.