L.A. Connection has put together a new sketch comedy show, Organ Donors, which will open Sept. 10 and run in the 8 PM Friday night slot through Oct. 8. Featured in the cast are twelve up-and-coming young comics who have also written all the sketches making up the show. They are: Joel Bryant, Jamie Callahan, Madelynn Fattibene, Andy Forrest, Dena Hysell, Patrick McGuire, Rashel Mereness, K.J. Middlebrooks, Christian Roman, Hal Rudnick, Michael Simpson and Nan Spillman.Roman ("The Simpsons") is also the director of the show. The 13 sketches run from 30 seconds to five minutes in length, with content ranging from Greek tragedy to talking raisins to "slides of grandpa."
The L.A. Connection Comedy Theatre is located at 13442 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks. For tickets and information call (818) 784-1868 or visit www.laconnection.com.
-- By Willard Manus
Southern California Correspondent