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Fridays on Ice
Hosted by Alex Song
Friday, August 11, 2017 at 10:00PM
New Ohio Theatre
154 Christopher Street
Buzz 1 + 5 + Enter to enter from sidewalk
Between Greenwich and Washington Streets
1 to Christopher Street; A,C,E,B,D,F to West 4th Street, PATH to Christopher
Part of Ice Factory 2017
Alex Song presents Supporting Characters
A leading man needs his trusty sidekick, his love interest, his comic relief, his wise sage. That's where supporting characters come in. You know – women, people of color, maybe a queer or two. But what happens when the nice white leading man is nowhere to be found? Can the supporting characters carry a show? Join comedian Alex Song as she and some of New York's funniest and most interesting performers do what Hollywood never asks them to do – be the leads.
+Joanna Hausmann (Bill Nye Saves the World, Flama)
+Keisha Zollar (Orange is the New Black, Women Who Kill)
+Matt Gehring (Just For Laughs New Faces: Characters 2017, The Tick)
+Maya Deshmukh (AzN PoP, UCB Maude Night)
+Jon Wan (Kiko and Tuna, UCB Lloyd Night)
Alex Song is a writer and performer based in New York. She has worked as a writer for NBC's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and truTV's Comedy Knockout. As an actor, Alex has appeared on MTV, IFC, Funny or Die, Above Average, The Huffington Post, and more. She has studied improv and sketch at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre since 2012, and currently performs on Harold Night. Other UCB credits include Maude Night, the UCB Touring Company, The Terry Withers Mysteries, Simon's Street, and Way Past Your Bedtime. Alex is an alum of NYU sketch team Hammerkatz. Find her online at alexandrasong.com or on Twitter @alexsnog.
Fridays on Ice is Ice Factory's late night performance salon. Featuring artists creating work not usually seen in downtown theatre spaces, but more typically found in nightclubs, bars, and private apartments, each evening is individually hosted by an impresario of this alternative storytelling community, and features cutting-edge micro-works by some of NYC’s cagiest short-form theater-makers.