THE THEO REPORT
"Your source for news about
the Van Gogh-Goghs and
other trifling affairs."
Vol. 2, Issue 1............01/20/99
In this issue:
*One month on: VGG news roundup
*January shows almost here!
*Other upcoming VGG performances
*New Web sponsor
*Penny-pinching THEO REPORT subscribers,
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ONE MONTH ON: VGG NEWS ROUNDUP
So what's happened since last we talked?
*We've been hard at work practicing, memorizing, and
preparing the props. The result? See for yourself
January 23 and 28. (Read on for more details.) Or, if
you like, read
the terse listing we got from Calendar Live!, the L.A.
Times' online listings jernt.
*During practice a couple of weeks ago, we invented a
new sport, Inflatable Chairball. Read all about it at
<http://www.vgg.com/vgg/newsmain.html>. If our bribe
comes through OK, you can even look for it in the Salt
*Our Web site, especially Furniture Porn
<http://www.vgg.com/vgg/FurnPorn.html>, is booming.
Over four days around New Year's, more than 3,000
people viewed it. Pretty good for a buncha snot-nosed
kids from N.C., huh?
JANUARY SHOWS ALMOST HERE
The lines have been memorized (kinda), the sketches
have been blocked out (sorta), and the Van Gogh-Goghs
are ready (almost) to raise the figurative curtain on
"Comedy 101: Sketch Comedy for Non Majors," our new,
education-related show. We're talkin' classroom humor,
schoolyard baseball, punch-drunk guidance counselors,
evil spirits from beyond the grave -- you know, SCHOOL!
Plus, "Comedy 101" includes plenty of the one thing
everyone loves: free crap to take home.
We've scheduled two performances of "Comedy 101," so we
hope to see you at one of the shows. Hint hint. OK,
screw hints, attendance is mandatory.
*SHOW THE FIRST
DATE: Saturday, January 23
TIME: 9 p.m.
PLACE: Aaah! Capella Cafe, 5907 Lankershim Blvd.,
CALL: Reservations: (818) 509-6738
*SHOW THE SECOND
DATE: Thursday, January 28
TIME: 8 p.m.
PLACE: Theatre at the Improv, 8162 Melrose Ave.,
(see below for a super-special coupon)
CALL: Reservations: (323) 651-2583
For more info, visit
<http://www.vgg.com/vgg/newsindex.html> or call the VGG
hotline at (323) 933-1826.
OTHER UPCOMING PERFORMANCES
We're working on getting more L.A.-area shows, and we
may just be going to Austin, Tex., for the Big Stinkin'
International Improv and Sketch Comedy Festival in
April. Check <http://www.vgg.com/vgg/newsindex.html>
for the scoop.
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