Shannon O’Neill is a writer, performer and teacher at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. She can be seen every Friday night with The Stepfathers, and every Sunday night in UCB’s longest running show, ASSSSCAT 30000. Shannon’s one person show “Prison Freaks: A Talent Show” ran for 10 months, was performed at the San Fransisco Sketch Fest.
February 25, 2019
Marissa and Listler clear the air and tidy up their lives by catching up with Raven (Shannon O’Neill of Upright Citizens Brigade), notorious ex-girlfriend of Eric “Gutterballs” Gutterman! We’ll find out what the former lover of Marissa’s former lover has been up to since the cataclysmic proposal at Del Close Marathon. Plus, Raven laments city living (and offers wig tips) for “What’s Cheesing You?” and weighs in on a listener’s public laughing problem during “Listler’s Love Lockdown”. Then, “Spotlight On” inspires Raven to contemplate her perfect person and what lies beyond in the afterlife.
December 19, 2018
In the beginning, Matty B created improv4humans. Then Matty B said, “Let there be a compilation of the greatest biblical improv scenes ever performed on this show”, and there was a compilation of biblical scenes. And Matty B saw the compilation, and called it the Best of The Bible, and he saw that it was good. And improv4humans continued to remain the greatest podcast in the universe, forever and ever, amen.
This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/IMPROV code: IMPROV).
July 16, 2018
Recorded live in New York City, Marissa and Listler travel to the Big Apple to present a jam-packed episode of their podcast project Womp It Up! We’ll find out what’s been going on with the notorious Eric “Gutterballs” Gutterman (Jason Mantzoukas), Daily Dolphin editor-in-chief Chet Noseworthy (Jack McBrayer), Marissa’s stepdad Seth Wompler (Brian Huskey), former teacher C.S. Steers (Paul Scheer), Marissa’s old steady Matt Yanni (Jon Daly) and many more as they help Marissa come to terms with big changes in her life.
January 23, 2017
Paul F. Tompkins welcomes back the East Coast and it’s representatives to Spontaneanation, recorded in front of a LIVE audience at The Bell House in Brooklyn! This week, Paul’s special return guest is singer/actor/writer/director Nathan Lee Graham! They chat about which song was playing when Nathan lost his virginity, performing at a petting zoo, and Nathan’s “Harriet Tubman Tour” of Germany with “Jesus Christ Superstar.” Paul is then joined by Chelsea Clarke, Shannon O’Neill, and Gary Richardson, to improvise a story set at The Bell House. And as always, Eban (only the best) Schletter scores it all on piano!
January 16, 2017
Paul F. Tompkins welcomes New York to Spontaneanation, recorded in front of a LIVE audience at The Bell House in Brooklyn! This week, Paul’s special guest is singer-songwriter Rhett Miller of the Old 97’s! They chat about how the movie ‘The Sandlot’ affected Rhett’s life, unexpected reactions to Taylor Swift songs, and Rhett’s young son taking a stand against the music industry. Paul is then joined by Chelsea Clarke, Shannon O’Neill, and Gary Richardson, to improvise a story set Backstage At A Rock Club. And as always, Eban (only the best) Schletter scores it all on piano!
This episode is brought to you by Harold Ramis Film School (www.ramisfilmschool.com)
October 6, 2016
Part Two of the live edition from the 2016 Del Close Marathon arrives with Gavin Spieller, Chad Carter, Tim Martin, Adam Frucci, Brian McCann, and Shannon O’Neill! They build a film set around a four hundred foot canoe, share their summer exploits on the first day of school, and celebrate a visit from Pla-Santa. Then they get some assistance from the Callback Cyborg and ask the priest to fix mom and dad’s marriage before finding out what it means to major in media.
This episode is sponsored by Squarespace and Now Hear This.