Past Shows

October 25, 2020

RetroSpecs: The All Sorkin Episode

Sun, Oct 25, 4pm PT/ 7pm ET
Stream remains available until 11/1 midnight ET

You saw the West Wing reunion, now get your Aaron Sorkin fix with these affectionate tributes (parodies?) of his work!

Featuring live reads of Jelena Woehr‘s viral West Wing parody tweet thread (lauded by The AV Club and Upworthy) and a Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip spec script by Angelina Burnett (Halt and Catch Fire) written in 2006.

Starring Dave Foley (Kids in the Hall), Rhea Seehorn (Better Call Saul), Allison Tolman (Good Girls), Jason Ritter (A Million Little Things), Ennis Esmer (Blindspot), Marin Ireland (The Umbrella Academy), Malcolm Barrett (The Boys), Parvesh Cheena (Connecting…), Jemma Moore (#Host), Annie Savage (Thrilling Adventure Hour),  Marcus Bishop-Wright (UCB Comedy Originals), and more!

Proceeds benefit the Center for Civics Education.

Tickets are pay-what-you-want, so help support the cause!

October 23, 2020

The Alarmist Live!

Fri, Oct 23, 5pm PT/ 8pm ET

Stream remains available until 11/1 midnight ET

Each week on The Alarmist podcast, Rebecca Delgado Smith decides who is to blame for history’s greatest tragedies, from the sinking of the Titanic to the Breakup of the Beatles. In this Halloween spooktacular, join Rebecca, producer Amanda Lund, Fact Checker Chris Smith, Alarmy Liaison Clayton Early, and special guests to point the finger at who’s to blame for notorious serial killer Ed Gein!

With special guests writer/director/actor Brea Grant (12 Hour Shift; Lucky; Heroes) and musician/composer John Congleton (The Paper Chase).

It’s comedy. It’s history. It’s a lot of fun.

Name your price for a ticket!

October 18, 2020

Heat Vision and Jack – The Reunion!

Sun, Oct 18, 5pm PT/ 8pm ET
Stream remains available until 10/25 midnight ET
 
The greatest television pilot that was never ordered to series! Join star Jack Black (Jumanji; Tenacious D) and writers Dan Harmon & Rob Schrab (Community, Rick & MortyThe Sarah Silverman Program) for a conversation and live table read of this cult phenomenon which should be in its 21st season.
 
Guest starring Okieriete Onaodowan (Hamilton), Toni Trucks (SEAL Team), Hal Lublin (Venture Bros), Sujata Day (Insecure), and
Taika Waititi (What We Do In the Shadows; Thor: Ragnarok)!
With special guest moderator writer/director Kevin Smith!
 
PLUS: Submit questions live! Special guests and surprises! Remember: Knowledge is power… for real.
 
Proceeds benefit World Central Kitchen.
October 3, 2020

Whose Live Anyway? presents: Improv Master(ish) Class

October 3, 5pm PT / 8pm ET

Stream remains available until 10/10 midnight ET.

Improv Master(ish) Class is an online improv comedy workshop experience… Ish.

Join the cast of Whose Live Anyway? and a special guest star as they experiment for the first time with a behind-the-scenes experience where they share their years of wisdom, insight, and improv knowledge live from wherever they are currently hiding.

For 24 years, Ryan Stiles (Whose Line Is It Anyway?; Two and a Half Men), Greg Proops (Whose Line?; Bob the Builder), Joel Murray (Mad Men; God Bless America), and Jeff B. Davis (Whose Line?; HarmonQuest) have shared the stage delighting audiences with improv across the U.S. and Canada and are now opening up their improv lives to you. Whether you’re a fan of the live show, a student of improv, or someone who enjoys enjoyable experiences this Master(ish) Class is for you. So come learn/laugh from the Masters… Ish.

September 26, 2020

The Thrilling Adventure Hour: Choose Our Adventure

Sat, Sept 26, 5pm PT / 8pm ET
Stream remains available until 10/4 midnight ET

The beloved stage show in the style of old-time radio returns for a physically distant and emotionally snug performance in which YOU choose our scripts!

Tune in live to vote on which episodes of “Sparks Nevada, Marshal on Mars” and “Beyond Belief” the WorkJuice Players will perform!

And stick around after the show for the Thrilling Cocktail Hour, during which time you can submit questions to the cast, listen in on their conversations, and generally get silly.

Starring the WorkJuice Players: Paul F. Tompkins, Paget Brewster, Busy Philipps, Joshua Malina, Janet Varney, Hal Lublin, Annie Savage, Craig Cackowski, Mark Gagliardi, and Marc Evan Jackson.

Tickets are pay what you want!

September 13, 2020

Andy Richter Controls the Universe – The Reunion!

Andy Richter Controls the Universe- The Reunion!

Sept 13, 4pm PT / 7pm ET

Stream remains available until Sun 9/20, midnight ET.

Andy Richter Controls the Universe stars Andy Richter (Conan),Paget Brewster (Criminal Minds), Jonathan Slavin (Better Off Ted), James Patrick Stuart (General Hospital), Irene Malloy (Grosse Pointe), Patricia Belcher (Bones), and creator and showrunner Victor Fresco (Santa Clarita Diet; Better Off Ted) reunite for a live table read and a conversation about the show that means so much to them.

Guest starring Emily Chang (The Bold Type), Greg Santos (American Housewife), Aisha Tyler (Criminal Minds), Sam Richardson (Veep), and Andy Daly (Veep; Review).

Benefiting the International Rescue Committee and L.A. Regional Food Bank.

Tickets are $7 plus a $1.75 service fee.

Andy Richter Controls the Universe is the beloved, critically acclaimed, outside-the-box sitcom that ran for two glorious seasons in 2002-3. Andy Richter, as Andy Richter, brought us stories of his daily life, as they should be, could be, might be, and even actually how they are. Now, when the world needs a little more imagination, Andy is back to relive one of his favorite episodes.

August 21, 2020

Marc Evan Jackson’s 50th Birthday Party featuring Friends from Work

You’re Invited!

Fri, Aug 21, 2020, 6pm PT/ 9pm ET

Marc Evan Jackson’s 50th Birthday Party featuring Friends from Work

Join Marc Evan Jackson and cast members from The Good PlaceThe Baby-Sitters ClubBrooklyn 99, and more!
They’ll catch up, share memories, and tell stories from work.
 
Tickets are $10 plus a $2.50 service charge. If you’re feeling more generous, you can add an additional donation to the Detroit Creativity Project at check out.
Marc’s friends from work include:
Ted Danson, Kristen Bell, D’Arcy Carden, William Jackson Harper, Jameela Jamil, Manny Jacinto, Eugene Cordero, Jason Mantzoukas, Maribeth Monroe, and Mike Schur from The Good Place; Momona Tamada, Malia Baker, Shay Rudolph, Xochitl Gomez, and Sophie Grace from The Babysitters Club; Paul F. Tompkins, Paget Brewster, Busy Philipps, Janet Varney, Craig Cackowski, Autumn Reeser, Annie Savage, Ben Acker, Ben Blacker, Joshua Malina, Hal Lublin, Jonathan Dinerstein, and Mark Gagliardi from The Thrilling Adventure Hour; Terry Crews, Joe Lo Truglio, Stephanie Beatriz, Joel McKinnon Miller, and Dirk Blocker from Brooklyn 99; and Nick Offerman and Megan Mullallly as themselves.

With more to be announced!

All to benefit The Detroit Creativity Project, a nonprofit that uses improv training to transform how Detroit’s young people view their potential at school and in life. 

www.DetroitCreativityProject.org

August 9, 2020

Mr. Jackson & Mr. Tompkins: A Two Gentleman Improv Show

Mr. Jackson & Mr. Tompkins: A Two Gentleman Improv Show

Sunday, August 9th at 7p ET / 4pm PT

Show will remain available to stream until Friday, 8/14, midnight ET.

Join comedians Paul F. Tompkins (BoJack Horseman, Bajillion Dollar Propertie$) and Marc Evan Jackson (The Baby-Sitter’s Club, The Good Place, Brooklyn Nine-Nine) for an evening of improvised comedy based on audience suggestion. Watch as Tompkins and Jackson enact false stories for a duration of one hour and perhaps ten additional minutes.

Tickets are $7 plus a $1.75 service fee. If you’re feeling more generous you can choose to add an additional donation.

A portion of the proceeds benefit  The Detroit Creativity Project’s free improv programs for Detroit public school students. Learn more at www.dcpimprov.org

July 31, 2020

The Brisco County, Jr Reunion: Back in the Saddle

RetroSpecs on June 13, 2020

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