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Wednesday (12/16/09) 9:35am - ... wherein Peter provides links and further info for "Writing on the Air" listeners.

Howdy KOOP listeners --

Here's some more information about the stuff we discussed on the 12/16/09 episode of "Writing on the Air".

Sketchwar is an online weekly sketch-writing group.  Every week, participants write comedy sketches about that week's topic; at the end of the week, we read each other's sketches, comment, and perhaps bicker about who wrote the best sketch that week.  If you're interested in participating, this page has information about how to throw a sketch into the ring, as well as the schedule of upcoming topics (this week's topic is "Victorian England"; next week's topic is "The End of the World").

Upcoming Performances
This Saturday at 8pm, I'll be appearing in Charles Dickens Unleashed:  Improvised Tales of Bleak Victorian England.  The show runs 6pm & 8pm this Saturday, and 6pm & 8pm next Saturday.  It's at the Hideout Theatre and tickets are $10.  For more information, click here.

At the end of January, I'll be appearing in One More Night, an improv show based on the Arabian Nights.  It will run on Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm at the Salvage Vanguard Theater, from January 22nd to February 13th.  There's no website for the show yet, but there is some discussion of it here.

Sketch Comedy in Austin
Coldtowne Theater regularly puts on live sketch comedy.  Their latest sketch program is called "Eye for an iPhone".  It's showing this Friday at 8pm, and also as part of their New Year's Eve Comedy Revue.

About the Actors
Jeff Britt is an actor and a member of the improv troupe Confidence Men: Improvised Mamet.

Emily Breedlove is an opera singer and improvisor, and will be appearing in the upcoming run of One More Night.

Marc Majcher is a member of the improv troupe Improv for Evil, and is also appearing in Charles Dickens Unleashed and One More Night.

Jason Vines is a member of Improv for Evil.

Mo Daviau is a novelist and improvisor, and will be appearing in the upcoming run of One More Night.

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