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!
I'm in this sketch from Rachel Dratch's Late Night Snack on TruTV. Check it out! (It will make you watch an ad first! I'm sorry! I don't know how to get around it- I'm not a hacker!) Save
We're now one month into the run of my solo show and the last two performances were SOLD OUT! M.I.L.P: Moms I'd Like to Portray Did you know that Mom roles make up 98.4% of all non-porn roles for women in TV, film, and new media? Whoa mama! Actress Carrie McCrossen is not a mom, but she'd like to play one on TV. Come watch as Carrie gets her mother-loving chance to play all the mom roles of her dreams in MILP, a sketch show that celebrates Hollywood's depiction of women and motherhood. (Not real motherhood- that's thankless and you can't get an Emmy for it.) Upcoming shows: JUNE 15TH at 9:30PM, JULY 20TH at 8:00PM, and JULY 27TH at 9:30PM! UCB Sketch and Characters students, this show is free with your…
Trailer is now online for For Maya, a short film I co-wrote and co-star in with the incomparable Kassia Miller, (NBC Playground Finalist and dear dear friend.) It's directed by the incredible Alex Huston Fischer, a total doll. This 15-minute comedic narrative short was a blast to make and I'm excited to share it! We are currently submitting it to festivals. View the trailer on our tumbler here!