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Episode XIV: Confidence

IT'S [Talk] TUESDAY; The Improviser's Guide Podcast

Release Date: 10/26/2017

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Donna Kay Yarborough talks about her run at Orlando Fringe in Klondike Kate's Sourdough Reunion Show on this 'it's the day of the show y'all' edition of IT'S [Talk] TUESDAY; The Improviser's Guide Podcast!

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On this episode of IT'S [Talk] TUESDAY: The Improviser's Guide Podcast, TV and Broadway veteran Jason Kravits discusses performing the improbable; the hilariously spontaneous OFF THE TOP! Backed by the most daring band in the business, Kravits invents an entire life story in song - music, lyrics, stories, characters - completely from scratch, based solely on audience suggestions. Every show is a once-in-a-lifetime show! Next stop is the Birdland Theater in NYC April 28th and 29th!

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IT'S [Talk] TUESDAY returns with EMIT Theatre's Artistic Director, Gianna Cioffi! Lots of Shakespeare talk, early influences, the impact of arts organization on a young person's life, and the upcoming production of 'Romeo & Juliet'.

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In an interview conducted the week of March 11th for Theme Park Thursday with @DillosDiz, A. Ali Flores discusses his 20+ year career as one of the most recognized Central Florida entertainers. Ali's passion for standup comedy began when he started doing audience warm-up for shows like Double Dare 2000 and Family Feud with Steve Harvey. You may have seen him in the ABC Family movie “My Future Boyfriend”, the film “Random Tropical Paradise” sand an episode of “Good Behavior” set to air this fall

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Puppeteer extraordinaire Julia Darden is the guest on this week's episode of IT'S [Talk] TUESDAY: The Improviser's Guide Podcast. We discuss her journey from UCONN to Central Park, where her show 'Yeti, Set, Snow!' is enjoying a four month run at The Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre.

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This week's bonus monologue stream covers the January 24, 2019 Billy Joel performance at Madison Square Garden. From MTV Videos, to not appreciating the beauty of Christie Brinkley in the 80's, to Storm Front and River of Dreams, it should be no surprise that the work of William Martin Joel has become part of this Long Island kid's DNA. Here's how his work has affected The Improviser's Guide over the years? Listen now!

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A stream of consciousness review of the Broadway musical, 'King Kong', is the subject on this BONUS edition of IT'S [Talk] TUESDAY! Plus, breaking down the character (and the characters) of the most recent inductees into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Author Brian Depetris joins IT'S [Talk] TUESDAY: The Improviser's Guide Podcast to discuss his first published children's book, 'The Dreamland Express'.

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Jim Greene's Scarlett Rat Entertainment produces Dickens Christmas in Skaneateles, outside Syracuse NY between Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve each year. Interactive character extraordinaire John Michael Decker plays Scrooge and is this episode's guest on IT'S [Talk] TUESDAY; The Improviser's Guide Podcast. We discuss the very, many, un-merry Scrooges, comic book storytelling, and the art of being approachable.

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The title character of this November's Hamlet Isn't Dead production of 'Julius Caesar' joins IT'S [Talk] TUESDAY; The Improviser's Guide Podcast. Maureen Fenninger discusses power, gender, and the jaw dropping revelation that she has yet to watch a single episode of 'Slings & Arrows' (no judgment).

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Frank Cardillo is an Award Winning Creator & Producer, reveling in Comedy & Entertainment for nearly two decades. Currently, he is the host of  'The Improviser's Guide Podcast', which examines how the foundation of improvisation affects our day to day life.

Frank has appeared throughout New York City performing improvisation and standup comedy, including performances at Super Bowl XLVIII, Turning Stone Casino, Gotham Comedy Club, Universal Studios, Walt Disney World, and for 15 years off the shores of Lake Ontario at the Sterling Renaissance Festival as their emcee, Lenny Burrows. Most recently, Frank was part of the cast for the New York City premiere of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival hit, Joe's NYC Bar.

Since 2009, Frank has been the Founder and Producing Director of the 'Raft of Comic Knockouts' known as [By The Mummers]. Known for their 'unpredictable, coming out-of-nowhere humor' (Backstage), their musical 'BLOOD' was a Next Link Selection of the New York Musical Theatre Festival and was named 'Best of the Fest' by Davenport Theatricals. [By The Mummers] are the reigning, defending Champions of the Down Under Improv Festival.

Besides serving as a member of the writing team for several original [By The Mummers] events, Frank has had public stagings of two original modern Commedia dell'Arte performances and has devised several structured scenarios for productions in New York City and across the state. In September 2015, [By The Mummers] held a public staged reading of Frank's historical, satirical, farce, 'The Double Play' at Foley's, Home to the Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame.

In June 2016, Frank debuted 'The Improviser's Guide to Being a Better Birth Partner' onstage Off Off Broadway. He has performed this one man piece in New York City on multiple occasions with a book in the works. Following years as an adjunct faculty member at Stony Brook University, Frank has applied his improvisation experience in training employees at Macy's Herald Square, Carnegie Hall, & the Sterling Renaissance Festival.

Frank has been the recipient of the Impresario Award for supporting New Play Development, as well as a Rollie Award winner for his service to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. In 2008, he received the Spirit of Christmas Award.