The Agency Theater Collective WE ARE THE AGENCY. SO ARE YOU.

The Agency Theater Collective
Blog
No Shame setlist – 3/3

No Shame setlist from 3/3/2012

1. Hello Moto – The Gazebo Incident

2. Matt Maze – I Feel Like a Shit

3. John Ragir – Spiral of Fear

4. Ryan Foley – I’m not that Funny but Fuck it

5. Collin Souter – You Can Tell a lot About a Man by the Yellow Car He Drives

6. Ian Pierson – Stand-up

7. Amanda Costner – No White Man

8. John Uth – Request Denied

9. Michael Williamson – Stand-up

10. Patrick + Lisa – Paradise Found

11. Thomas Harty – A Series of Statements Which End in Unexpected Ways

12. Ryan Brankin – Song

13. Mia McCullough – Lazy Stalker

14. Underbear Drawer – Montage

15. Huck Poe – The Electric Kool-Aid Pickle Test

 …

No Shame setlist – 2/25

No Shame setlist from 2/25/2012

1. Ryan Brankin – Blue Sky

2. Underbear Drawer – Montage

3. Brandon Kew – Chuck E. Cheese

4. Sommer Austin – Susceptible

5. Burchtinez! – Improv

6. Ramsey + Anastasia – Hanging Minor Note

7. Andrew Gallant – House of Crab Rangoon, Part 15

8. Thomas Harty – Thomas Harty’s Abyss of Endless Sorrow: A Comedy Experience

9. John Uth – Ups + Downs

10. John Ragir – Santorum

11. Ryan Brankin – A Ghost Story…

No Shame setlist – 2/18

No Shame setlist from 2/18/2012

1. Ryan Brankin – “Song”

2. Underbear Drawer – “Genre Shift”

3. Matt Maize – “Stand-up”

4. Colin Souter – “My New Valentine’s Day Tradition”

5. Timmy Caldwell – “Stand-up”

6. Asher Stuhlman – “Heavy Metal Hijinks”

7. David Yontz – “Penis McButt Rides Again″

8. Sommer Austin – “Wanna Dance”

9. Jonez Jones – “Gen X vs. Hipsters”

10. The Lipstick Twins – “The Girl With the Italian Tattoo”

11. Secret Fat Camp Dream Journal – “Baby Names”

12. Michael Williamson– “Stand-up”

13. Jason Nebergall – “Life in the Abstemious Age”

14. Huck Poe – “This Town Ain’t Kleen Enough for the Both of Us”…

No Shame setlist – 2/11

No Shame setlist from 2/11/2012

1. Ryan Brankin – “Plastic Parts”

2. Mike Rothschild – “Your First Home”

3. Tony Tudor – “Stand-up”

4. Sommer Austin – “MillerCoors”

5. Michael Williamson – “Stand-up”

6. Tristan Triptow – “Faith Melter″

7. Huck Poe – “Deceased”

8. Michael Blomquist – “Arthur’s Plea”

9. John Uth – “Are You New Here”

10. Ryan Brankin – “They’re Jumping Out of Windows”

11. Blame it on the Rain – “Lip Synch”

12. Huck Poe – “9am-5pm, Monday thru Friday: The Soundtrack”…

No Shame setlist – 2/4

No Shame setlist from 2/4/2012

1. Ryan Brankin – “A Change of Face”

2. Underbear Drawer – “Emotion & Genre”

3. Danny Glenn – “Gardening”

4. Tim Touhy – “This Day”

5. Huck Poe – “Edward Turkey Leg Hands”

6. R.O.W.D.Y. – “Chicago Live or Die″

7. Choo Choo Train – “Girl with the M. Night Shyamalan Tattoo”

8. Diana Morgan – “Man of Mine”

9. John Uth – “Lou”

10. Lisa Konoplisky & Patrick Burch – “Ghost Toddler”

11. David Leon – “Stand-up”

12. Rey Flores – “Reynsun”

13. Sommer Austin – “Komen”

14. Michael Blomquist – “Reunion”

15. Underpit Stank – “New Choice”

16. Ryan Brankin – “Suicidal Tendencies”

17. Tony Tudor – “Stand-up”…

No Shame setlist – 1/28

No Shame setlist from 1/28/2012

1. Ryan Brankin – “Abbadon”

2. Tony Tudor – “Stand-up”

3. Tim Touhy – “Blues on Monday”

4. Kate Cullan – “My 1st Kiss”

5. Andrew Gallant – “House of Crab Rangoon, Part 14”

6. David Yontz – “American False Idol″

7. Tiffany Giammona – “Satsang”

8. Wonder Twins Improv – “Lick My Shoe”

9. Mary Novokhovsky – “Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll (in my mother’s basement)”

10. John Uth – “Circle-Line Cigarettes”

11. Mia McCullough – “Stand-up”

12. Barbecue Brunch – “Improv”

13. Sommer Austin – “The Sketch Artist”

14. Ryan Brankin – “Zirconium Fire”…

No Shame makes the RedEye

We’re very proud that the RedEye saw fit to write an article about No Shame Theatre!

Check out the story here.

We are  extremely grateful to RedEye writer Ruthie Kott for coming to No Shame last week and writing this great story.…

No Shame setlist – 1/21
No Shame setlist - 1/21

No Shame setlist from 1/21/2012

1. Kennedy Kosmatka- “Bone-fide”

2. Ryan Brankin – “Grandma”

3. R.T. – “Stand-up”

4. Danny Glenn – “Bedside Manner”

5. Mary Novokhovsky – “Self-Esteem”

6. Andrew Gallant – “House of Crab Rangoon, Part 13”

7. Michael Blomquist – “D.A.R.E.”

8. Brittany Steiger – “The Candidate”

9. Sommer Austin – “Blue Womyn”

10. Patrick Burch – “You Have Life, Do You Help Change It?”

11. Huck Poe – “Didg It!”

12. Mick – “Underrated/Take Your Time”

13. Lisa Konoplisky – “My Green Eggs and Ham”

14. Jesse Mumn – “I am Not a Comedian, I’m an Anthropologist”

15. Mudgeonsoul Productions – “Allison, My Love”

16. Michael Blomquist – “The Compromising Raconteur”

17. Michael Monroe Goodman – “I Miss You Most of All” and “Husbands Creed”

18. Ryan Brankin – “Stories in Stone”…

Paradise Lost in Rehearsals
Paradise Lost in Rehearsals

Some of our cast and crew take a moment to look fierce during rehearsal.…

No Shame setlist – 1/14

No Shame setlist from 1/14/2012

1. Ryan Brankin – “Teddy”

2. Mike Rothschild – “Blind Lemon Jefferson”

3. Lisa Konoplisky – “The Craigslist Personals”

4. Michael Monroe Goodman – “Tinkerbell”

5. Molly O’Grady – “Fuck You Prague”

6. Sommer Austin – “Perverted Christmas”

7. Brittany Steiger – “Aaron Fugate”

8. Andrew Gallant – “The Sensitive Rapist”

9. Diana Morgan – “Never Lonely”

10. Witches Tit – “Slow Bitches”

11. Ryan Brankin – “Hamburger”

12. Michael Monroe Goodman – “I’m Just Country”…

No Shame setlist – 1/7
No Shame setlist - 1/7

No Shame setlist from 1/7/2012:

1. Kennedy Kosmatka – “WWKD”

2. Shannon Huneryager – “Breakfast Club”

3. Patrick Burch – “Johnny Stigmata’s Hardcore Bible Study”

4. Lisa Konoplisky – “You Disappointed Me Santa”

5. Michael Blomquist- “The Work Party”

6. Danny Glenn – “Bob Wilton, Consultant”

7. Ryan Brankin – “The Final Solution”

8. Bridget Clymore – “Untitled”

9. Sommer Austin – “Jellyfish Baby”

10. Huck Poe – “Stuff it Like You Mean it”

11. Kate Jacobsen – “Days in a Calendar”

12. Michael Blomquist – “Arthur Morris”

13. Danny Glenn – “Sharing Time”

14. Kate Healy – “Introduction”

15. Ryan Brankin – “The Narrator Deals with Infinity”…

No Shame setlist – 12/31

No Shame setlist from 12/31/2011:

1. Lisa Konoplisky and Stacey Lee – “Night, Night Greenie”

2. Ryan Brankin – “Pain Killer Blues”

3. Kate Jacobsen – “The Guy in the Red Truck”

4. Jeff Goode – “Dear Santa”

5. Andrew Gallant- “The House of Crab Rangoon, Part 11″

6. Patrick Burch – “Tomorrow Jeff Becomes a Man”

7. Sommer Austin – “Baby”

8. Greg Seidler – “Do Loop”

9. Fallopian Tubes Over Rice – “3 Card Improv”

10. Andrew Gallant – “The House of Crab Rangoon, Part 12″

11. Ryan Brankin – Near Death

12. Everyone in the room – “New Year’s Count”…

Two Songs of No Shame

The best part of hosting No Shame Theatre is meeting new artists and giving them a place to perform their work. One of the most exciting artists we’ve met since starting this thing is Ryan Brankin. Ryan has been to every No Shame since he found us and his music is always a highlight of the show. Here are a couple tracks. Enjoy…

Out of Tune Confessional

Near Death

No Shame setlist – 12/24

No Shame setlist from 12/24/2011:

1. Sommer Austin – “The Smith’s Holiday Letter”

2. Ryan Brankin – “Dead John Lennon”

3. Andrew Gallant – “The House of Crab Rangoon, Part 10”

4. David Falk – “Falkmas”

5. Roy Austin- “Roy Sings Christmas”

6. Ryan Brankin – “Revolting”…

No Shame setlist – 12/17

No Shame setlist from 12/17/2011:

1. Lisa Konoplisky – “I’m Just Saying”

2. The Devil’s Taint – “Lip Service”

3. Andrew Gallant – “The House of Crab Rangoon, Part 8”

4. Ryan Brankin – “Out of the Confessional”

5. Tim Touhy – “Christmas in Killarney”

6. Konoplisky & Friend – “Quiet, Lisa is Talking”

7. Andrew Gallant – “The House of Crab Rangoon, Part 9”

8. Lisa Konoplisky – “Great Balls of Comfort”

9. Huck Poe – “Genesis”

10. Ryan Brankin – “Lost These Days”

No Shame setlist – 12/10

No Shame setlist from 12/10/2011:

1. Kennedy Kosmatka – “Diamond in the Ruff”

2. Danny Glenn – “Socially Challenged”

3. Ryan Brankin – “The Ghosts of Palatine Hill”

4. Sommer Austin – “Family Fun Time”

5. Tim Touhy – “Datum Space”

6. Dave Mason – “Cable Access Channel 242-TBA”

7. Andrew Gallant – “The House of Crab Rangoon, Part 6”

8. Brittany Steiger – “Everything Will Be Alright, Right?”

9. Achille’s Black Testicle – “Location Location”

10. Laura and Jay – “Fantasy”

11. Andrew Gallant – “House of Crab Rangoon, Part 7”

12. Underbear Drawer – “JagTag”

13. Ryan Brankin – “Travel Broadens the Mind”…

Shameless Video Promo

No Shame Theatre from Ernie Gonzalez on Vimeo.…

No Shame setlist – 12/3

No Shame setlist from 12/3/2011:

1. Sommer Austin – “Clairvoyant School”

2. Lisa Konoplisky – “Crip’s World”

3. Ryan Brankin – “Monster World”

4. Molly O’Grady – “7th Grade Problems”

5. Patricio – “Requiem for a Horse Whisperer in B Flat”

6. Greg Seidler – “Dat’s A My House”

7. Alana and Patricio- “Cosby Sweater”

8. David Falk – “Stuck in Me”

9. The Underbear Drawer – “Oscar Winning Moment and New Choice”

10. Lisa Konoplisky – “Extreme Animal Phobia, Pt. 1”

11. Ernie Gonzalez – “One of Those Things”

12. Sommer Austin – “Family Dysfunction”

13. Ryan Brankin – “InnerSpace”…

No Shame setlist – 11/26

No Shame setlist from 11/26/2011:

1. Colleen Wild – “Redemption”

2. Andrew Gallant – “The House of Crab Rangoon, Part 4”

3. Ben Klainer – “Rex’s”

4. Ryan Brankin – “Filthy Animals”

5. Tim Touhy – “Cowboy Tune”

6. Kate Jacobsen – “Honey Buns”

7. Andrew Gallant – “The House of Crab Rangoon, Part 5”

8. Sommer Austin, Ernie Gonzalez, Tim Touhy – “A Guy, A Girl and A Gay”

9. Colleen Wild – “The Last One”

10. Sommer Austin – “Sears, or Why I Stayed At Home On Black Friday

11. Brittany Steiger – “The Kiss”

12. Ryan Brankin – “Leviathan”

13. Ernie Gonzalez – “What We Teach Our Children”…

No Shame setlist – 11/19

No Shame setlist from 11/19/2011:

 

1. Danny Glenn – “Something Different”

2. Molly O’Grady – “Tom Seifert”

3. Sommer Austin – “Land of the Free, Home of the Bless-ed”

4. Molly Kay Stoltz & What Moves Dance Co. – “Stormy”

5. Andrew Gallant – “House of Crab Rangoon – Part 3″

6. Adam Huhn – “Friendship is for Pussies”

7. Molly Kay Stoltz – “Tap Lesson Improv”

8. David Falk & Tim Touhy – “I’m Sorry/I Know”

9. Danny Glenn – “Alphabet Tampering”

10. Patrick Burch & Sommer Austin – “Flame and Citron”

11. Andrew Gallant – “Theater Manifesto”

12. Lisa Konoplisky – “The Turkey That is Not One”…

No Shame setlist – 11/12

No Shame Pre-game 11/12

 

No Shame setlist from 11/12/2011:

1. DeChantel Kosmatka and Kennedy (the dog) – “Cirque du Kibble”

2. Andrew Gallant – “House of Crab Rangoon – Part 1”

3. Danny Glenn – “Bedtime for Wendell”

4. Lisa Konoplisky – “Creative & Committed”

5. Kate Jacobsen – “Nature Walk”

6. Sommer Austin – “Willow Smith”

7. Ernie Gonzalez – “Tough Guy”

8. Andrew Gallant – “House of Crab Rangoon – Part 2”

9. Bob Palos – “On Being Bob Palos”…

No Shame setlist – 11/5

No Shame setlist from 11/5/2011:

1. Sommer Austin – “The Flattop Grill Incident”
2. Jay Harris – “My Life”
3. Lisa Konoplisky – “Ich Wünsche die Schöne Liebestoden”
4. Tiffany Giammona – “Armadillo Acid”
5. Michael Blomquist – “The Meteorologist”
6. Arianna Wheat – “The Weight”
7. Kate Jacobsen – “Fire Escape Story”
8. Patrick Burch and Kevin Mullaney – “Sex with Charna”
9. Ernie Gonzalez – “Stuck on Lakeshore Drive”
10. Martin Green – “Monologue”
11. Tiffany Giamonna – “Marnita”
12. Lisa Konoplisky – “Original Sin”
13. Michael Blomquist – “Arthur Morris”
14. Kate Cullan – “Untitled”
15. Kenny Witzgall – “Kenny’s Bad Day”…

Paradise Lost Auditions

The Agency is currently casting men and women of all types to fill 20+ roles for their spring production of Paradise Lost by Clifford Odets.

Audition Dates: General Call – 11/28, 11/29, 11/30 (Monday – Wednesday)

Audition Time: 7-10pm. Those auditioning will be scheduled to a 1 hour time slot at either 7pm, 8pm or 9pm on one of the audition nights.

Audition Location: The Theatre School, DePaul University, Room TBD

Equity/Non Equity: Non-Equity

Pay: Profit share model

Type/Restrictions: Seeking women and men of all types ages 18 and up. Musical instrument/singing ability is a plus.

Time Commitment: Rehearsals begin the 2nd week of January. Show opens 1st weekend of March and runs Thurs/Fri/Sat nights thru April 7th at the Charnel House in Logan Square.

Material To Prepare: Please send a headshot and resume to paradiselost@wearetheagency.org. Please include all contact information, as well as your availability and preferred audition date/time. Audition sides and other materials will be sent via email. Those who play instruments and/or sing will be asked to prepare a song.

Contact Person: Andrew Gallant, Artistic Director

Contact: paradiselost@wearetheagency.org , 773-490-5265

 …

How to locate Agents in traffic
We rock the bumper sticker.

Follow
Mailing List
Tweets