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

185 Buddhas returns to Chicago in October!

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!

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

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 (TONIGHT!), March 28 at 8pm and I am so very excited that … Continue reading Tonight is your last chance to see this show!

Amy Sumpter opens for 185 Buddhas this Thursday!

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!

Chicago has only TWO more chances to see 185 Buddhas

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 are only two more shows left:  this Thursday, March 21 and next Thursday, March 28 at 8pm.  Click here to … Continue reading Chicago has only TWO more chances to see 185 Buddhas

One more chance to see a preview of 185 Buddhas BEFORE the run!

Lifeline Theater's Fillet of Solo Festival is still running through most of this month--and that means you still have another chance to check out Amanda Rountree's one-woman show, 185 Buddhas Walk into a Bar...  If you can't make it this month, no worries!  185 Buddhas runs every Thursday in February and March at Studio Be … Continue reading One more chance to see a preview of 185 Buddhas BEFORE the run!

185 Buddhas Walk into a Bar…

...And the bartender says, "Hey!  That's the name of Amanda Rountree's new one-woman show!" Creating a show has a lot of steps to it.  I began writing this current show last year.  It came in fits and spurts and began mostly as unconnected memories and stories about my journey as a performer and an artist.  … Continue reading 185 Buddhas Walk into a Bar…

Zen and the Art of Being a Mannequin

When I was a young actor I wanted to be as much of an actor as I could be.  So I took ANY job that even remotely resembled acting. I lived in Cincinnati for a year and a half dressing up as an alien from Star Trek at a theme park nearby.   I was 21 … Continue reading Zen and the Art of Being a Mannequin