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
185 Buddhas Walk into a Bar Written and performed by Amanda Rountree, directed by Jen Ellison Studio Be 3110 N. Sheffield Ave. $12 in advance, $15 at the door Buy Tickets! Thursdays in February and March at 8pm 185 Buddhas Walk into a Bar The art of improvisation creates stories from thin air, making the … Continue reading Here’s the trailer for 185 Buddhas!
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
If you haven't yet checked out The Kates, you should! Their twice monthly (and sometimes more often) shows are always fun. Earlier this month, I performed with them in Lincoln Square. Well, it wasn't exactly me. Ladies and gentlemen, Shirley Mae Hicks......