RCC and Broken Monocle at WTA’s Gateway
Two of Central Virginia comedy groups will bring their talents to WTA’s Gateway for the Gateway’s Comedy Night. Performing on Saturday March 24 will be the Richmond Comedy Coalition and Broken Monocle Improv Group. Hosted by Jim Zarling, the comedians will share the stage beginning at 8 pm at 329 West Main in downtown Waynesboro.
The Richmond Comedy Coalition is RVA’s premier improvisational comedy theater and training center. Founded in 2009, the RCC houses several improv teams that can be seen performing on rotation in their monthly mainstage shows at Gallery5 along with local stand-up comics and sketch groups. Improv group combines experience, training, excitement and good-lookingness to bombard their audiences with professional and diverse performances that showcase improvisation in its truest form. Many of the RCC’s core teams can be seen performing in improv festivals along the east coast and since Canada is another country, internationally.
An audience member offered a review of an evening with RCC. “I’ve been to numerous comedy shows in my lifetime, but never an improv one and I must say I was impressed. I thought it was hilarious. Definitely planning on making it a regular thing.” The Gateway audience will feel the same.
Formed in Charlottesville, Broken Monocle combines the talents of three of the most talented improvisers in Central Virginia. Johnny Mac has been a standup comic and improviser who has worked all over the east coast as well as Chicago and the great state of Iowa. Eve Privman is a current UVA med student and also a talented actor from upstate New York. She has been a member of the Village Idiots improv group in Rochester NY as well as The Wu Prov Academy in Charlottesville. Jim Zarling has been performing improv comedy in Charlottesville for 8 years first as a founding member of the Bent Theatre, then as the founder and artistic director of the Wu Prov Academy. He currently works with Broken Monocle and Richmond’s Karate Practice and is also a stand up comic who recently finished up a hilarious tour of some of our southernmost state.
Reserved tickets for the Comedy Night are $10 and are available online at www.wtagateway.com or at the box office 540-943-9999. Available tickets can be purchased at the box office on the night of performance.