For one night only Comix will host Cartoon Dump, a live children's show parody with a twisted take on the children's shows of yesteryear.
Through story and song Compost Brite played by Erica Doering, Moodsy the Clinically Depressed Owl played by Frank Conniff, and Buff badger played by Kathleen Roll teach important lessons about love, friendship, and self mutilation. Craptastic vintage cartoons from the 1950’s 60's or 70's are screened between sketches which are curated by cartoon historian Jerry Beck and fun is had by all!
TUE, FEB 19th @ 8:00 PM
353 W. 14th Street
New York, NY 10014
Tickets are $12 in advance $15 the day of show plus a two item minimum in the showroom and can be purchased at the box office, by calling 212.524.2500 or online at www.comixny.com.
ABOUT THE PERFORMERS
FRANK CONNIFF began his TV career writing for the Peabody award winning Comedy Central series Mystery Science Theater 3000, while playing “TV’s Frank,” the lovable mad scientist. He then went on to write, produce and act on Sabrina the Teenage Witch. He has written for HBO's Perversions of Science, The Drew Carey Show, The New Tom Green Show, and for the Air America Radio network, providing material for Al Franken, Janeane Garofalo, Randi Rhodes, Marc Maron and Lizz Winstead. Frank also created “This Evening With These People,” a scripted/reality hybrid comedy for Bravo.
ERICA DOERING performs stand up and sketch comedy at clubs and colleges across the country. She wrote, directed and acted in a short film called "Deadline". Erica currently resides in Los Angeles, California with her dog Punkin and a cat whose name she can't remember.
KATHLEEN ROLL is a stand comedian and actress who has performed in comedy clubs from Los Angeles to New York to Amsterdam. She has acted in TV shows on Comedy Central, Bravo and the Oxygen Network, and has appeared in several national commercials, working with director Christopher Guest, among others, and in movies, including Melvin Goes To Dinner.
JERRY BECK is an animation historian and cartoon producer. His twelve books on the subject include The Animated Movie Guide, Looney Tunes: The Ultimate Visual Guide and The 50 Greatest Cartoons. He is a former studio exec with Nickelodeon and Disney, and is currently a consulting producer to Warner Bros., Universal and Disney for their classic animation DVD compilations. Beck has programmed cartoon retrospectives for the Annecy and Ottawa Animation Festivals, The Museum of Modern Art and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. Beck co-writes the popular animation blog Cartoon Brew and has also written for The Hollywood Reporter and Variety.
Opened in September 2006, the comedy nightclub Comix has quickly defined itself as the premier comedy club in New York City. Comix is Zagat’s highest rated comedy venue and was dubbed “one of the top six clubs in the country” by the Hollywood Reporter. In addition to featuring the best of cutting edge alternative comedy with everything from improv and sketch comedy to music and variety programming, headlining acts have included The Flight of the Conchords, Sarah Silverman, Roseanne Barr, Craig Ferguson, Kathy Griffin and many more.
An elegant space with comfortable seating and unobstructed stage views, Comix boasts the purest acoustics and a full dinner menu that will delight even the most discriminating diner. Comix is located at 353 W. 14th Street, New York, NY 10014. Visit www.comixny.com or call 212.524.2500 for tickets and more.
Official Website: http://www.comixny.com