Marc Warzecha is originally from Detroit, MI and now lives in Los Angeles where he appeared on MADtv and Reno 911. He has worked with The Second City as an actor, writer, and director, most recently co-writing and directing Can You Be More Pacific? at the Laguna Playhouse. Other recent SC directing credits include SCC’s An Evening with Martin Short; BarackStars at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre in Washington, DC; The Art of Satire, a collaboration with The Economist Magazine; Pratfall of Civilization (The Second City ETC – Joseph Jefferson nominee: “Best Director”); War! Now in it’s 4th Smash Year! (Second City Chicago Mainstage- Joseph Jefferson nominee: Best Director, Best Revue, Best Ensemble); and Second City resident shows in Las Vegas and Michigan. Marc served as writer/director for last year’s political satire Kwame a River: The Chronicles of Detroit’s Hip Hop Mayor, a 2009 Wilde Award nominee for “Best New Script” and its follow-up show Kwame a River 2: The Wrath of Conyers. Marc’s work as a satirist has been featured on ABC’s Nightline, Newsweek, and in the Washington Post. He has also been a guest on CNN’s Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer and NPR’s All Things Considered.
October 17, 2016
Paul F. Tompkins welcomes all the citizens of the Motor City back to Spontaneanation, recorded in front of a LIVE audience at The Detroit Improv Festival! This week, Paul’s special guest is professional wrestler Zach Gowen! They chat about Zach having the sleeping schedule of his baby boy, befriending an older rich man who basically lived in the hotel where he worked the night shift, and whether any hotel guests tried to bribe him. Paul is then joined by Nyima Funk, Marc Evan Jackson, and Marc Warzecha to improvise a story set at Madison Square Garden. And as always, Eban (only the best) Schletter scores it all on piano!
See Spontaneanation LIVE at the Now Hear This Festival on October 30th & at Largo on November 5th! Get your tickets at paulftompkins.com/live!
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