Lots of exciting new things in-the-works for 2017! My newest sketch show/one-act play is going up at the UCB on January 12th. (Hopefully with more performances next month!) It's called ALL IN FAVOR; a Meeting of the Beulah, North Dakota Town Council. If you like the minutia of small town politics in middle American, then you'll love this show! Expect new web videos later this month and early next. (Including video of a live performance of all new characters!) In February, I'll be coming to LA to perform my solo show, MILP: Moms I'd Like to Portray. MILP enjoyed a successful nine-month run at UCB NY. I'm excited to perform it again for the West Coast set. And that same week, Rumpleteaser- Musical Improv will be performing their celebrated improvised…
For Maya was shown in two more festivals this week. Our team really enjoyed watching the other shorts and getting to meet fellow filmmakers.
I love being a woman. But you wouldn't know it from this video! Had so much fun making this! Written by the incomparable Langan Kingsley and directed by gentleman and scholar Matt Mayer. The Cure For Being A Woman from Funny Or Die Save
Great news! For Maya is an official selection of the Nitehawk Short Film Festival (come to the screening Opening night) and the High Falls Film Festival. Our screening at Nitehawk is 7:30pm on 11/9, we're in the Opening Night block. High Falls Film Festival is the same weekend, (11/10-11/13,) screening time TBA. Save
Thanks to all who came out to celebrate our short, For Maya, in these festivals last month. We had so much fun! And we've just been informed we've been selected for the Nitehawk Shorts Festival in November! (I visited that theater for the first time last month and I can't wait to go back.) Save
Hey LA friends, my sketch team One Idiot is bringing two shows out to LA next week. PLEASE COME! I'm very proud of both shows! One Idiot Presents: Tennessee Williams: What the Horse Saw Theater lovers, this is a one-act parody of Tennessee Williams play. Very dramatic! Monday, October 10th, 8:30pm UCB Sunset 5419 W Sunset Blvd One Idiot's This Murder: a Real Murder In the style of Serial or Making a Murderer, One Idiot presents a sketch take on the true crime genre. Tuesday, October 11th, 9:30pm UCB Franklin 5919 Franklin Ave Read this recent write-up from HuffPo! Huffington Post: One Idiot: This Murder A Real Murder Save
Very pleased to announce that my short film, For Maya, will be presented in a couple film festivals next month. The 12th annual Hollyshorts Film Festival (at the TCL Chinese 6 Theaters in Hollywood) is Aug 11th- 20th. STAY TUNED FOR OUR SCREENING TIME! The Brooklyn Comedy Festival: SHORTS is presented through a partnership with Kickstarter and Nitehawk Cinema in Williamsburg, BK from Aug 27th-30th. STAY TUNED FOR OUR SCREENING TIME! You can watch the very cool trailer for our film here: For Maya (trailer) from Alex H Fischer on Vimeo. Save Save Save
This week I sat down with Luisa Rollenhagen for an interview about my solo show, MILP for Bedford + Bowery. And by "sat down with," I mean, she graciously interviewed me over the phone while I was in a taxi riding between two auditions. You can read the interview here. And reserve tickets to the show here!
Looks like my Friday nights just got a lot more fun! After several years on Harold Night, I am leaving to join the weekend team Bucky. I have so many fond memories of watching Bucky kill it on Harold Night back in the day, and it is a total honor to get to join that roster. SO much respect for these improvisers! Come see us every Friday night at 7:30pm at the UCB East! LINK TO SHOW PAGE!