MAKE ‘EM LAUGH! THE COMEDY SONG MASTER CLASS AND SHOWCASE WITH DOUBLE TROUBLE AUTHORS & BROADWAY STARS BOB WALTON & JIM WALTON WITH BECKIE MENZIE AT THE PIANO
Master Class: Saturday, September 14th - 1:30 – 5pm at Porchlight Music Theatre
Showcase Performance: Sunday, September 15th - 7pm, Stage 773hosted by Bob Walton and Jim Walton
Only 12 spaces are available to participate in The Master Class AND The Showcase at $125
Limited spaces are available to audit the Master Class at $25 [$20 with valid student ID] in advance and $30 [$25 with valid student ID] at the door.
Musical comedy masters Bob Walton (Broadway's The Drowsy Chaperone, 42nd Street, Once Upon a Mattress, Show Boat and City of Angels) and Jim Walton (Broadway's The Mystery of Edwin Drood, The Music Man, Sweeney Todd, 42nd Street and as "Franklin Shepard" in the original production of Merrily We Roll Along), authors of Porchlight's Chicago Premiere of Double Trouble: A Musical Tour de Farce offer their first ever Chicago Comedy Song Master Class and Showcase.
If you are looking to polish up or refine that perfect comedy song for your next audition or cabaret, this is the class for you!
With the incomparable Beckie Menzie at the piano, you will get
personalized coaching from this dynamic musical comedy duo as well as witnessing the instruction of 11 classmates in mastering the art of delivering comedy music material. The goal of the master class is to to break down the nature of your comedic song, milking the material for all its worth and bringing out your unique comedic potential. Additionally, each participating student will be featured in performance of their work as part of a Showcase presentation on the set of Double Trouble, hosted by the Walton brothers and accompanied by Beckie Menzie.
If interested in participating in The Master Class and Showcase, please submit all necessary information and materials requested in the form linked below by Friday, August 16th. To be eligible, students must be available for both the Master Class (September 14th - 1:30 – 5pm) and the Showcase (September 15th - 7pm.) In the event that there are more submissions than space in the class, students will be selected by lottery. You will be notified by August 23rd if you have been selected for the class, and, if so, what songs the Walton brothers would you like you to prepare. If you are interested to Audit the Master Class, you may also reserve your seat here. (Audit space is limited so act now).
REGISTER HERE: http://www.porchlightmusictheatre.org/performance-classes
All performance and auditing students will receive ticket discounts to the Chicago premiere of Double Trouble (pending availability).
Tickets to the Make ‘Em Laugh! Showcase - hosted by Bob Walton and Jim Walton, with Beckie Menzie at the piano, Sunday, September 15th - 7pm, Stage 773 are $20 each, here in advance [$15 with valid student ID], $25 each at the door [$20 with valid student ID]