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December 10, 2014 Comments Off on Yes….It’s Time for Holiday Ham With Comedy Queens Lisa & Peggy! Views: 1134 #Theater and Stage, Arts & Entertainment, Stage

Yes….It’s Time for Holiday Ham With Comedy Queens Lisa & Peggy!

Saturday Night Jesus"-- from l.: Sonny/Tony G (DJ Gommels), Euomi/Mary (Peggy Platt), Wynotta/Angie (Lisa Koch), Angel (James Knoll), Barton Chad Thomas/Joseph (Michael Oaks). From "Ham for the Holidays: Fear the Bacon" Photo by Chris Bennion

The Spuds Present: “Saturday Night Jesus”– from l.: Sonny/Tony G (DJ Gommels), Euomi/Mary (Peggy Platt), Wynotta/Angie (Lisa Koch), Angel (James Knoll), Barton Chad Thomas/Joseph (Michael Oaks). From “Ham for the Holidays: Fear the Bacon” at ACT this December. Photo by Chris Bennion

Turkey Schmurkey…We J’adore The Ham For The Holidays!

Which is our clever opening sentence sort of way of introducing our annual rave/plug for y’all to to go see the two and only LISA KOCH and PEGGY PLATT, aka DOS FALLOPIA, the divine Seattle comedy duo that’s been delighting us (and the country) since the Nixon Administration. These funny ladies tour the country but they’re best known locally for their inspired annual holiday show, HAM FOR THE HOLIDAYS which returns to the Falls Theatre at ACT for the second year in a row after years down at the Theatre Off Jackson.

The 2014 edition of “Ham” is subtitled “Fear The Bacon” and features your favorite Dos Fallopia/Ham characters including the Sequim Gay Men’s Chorus and the insane country/western, mother/daughter duo, “The Spuds” offering their version of The Nativity. Lisa, Peggy and the Ham Gang are a must see holiday event….it’s like someone put SCTV, Carol Burnett and Auntie Mame into a huge comedy blender. Here’s all the poo:

Who:  Tongueinchic Productions / ACT Central Heating Lab

Where:  ACT, Falls Theatre, 700 Union Street, Downtown Seattle

When:  December 4 -21, 2014

Tickets:  $15-40; Available to ACTPass holders. Now on sale:  (206) 292-7676 or www.acttheatre.org

Ham for the Holidays contains adult humor and themes. It is recommended for ages 14+.

Directed by David Hunter Koch, the long-running cult series (think Carol Burnett on crack) has found a hammy holiday home at ACT’s Falls Theatre, in collaboration with the Central Heating Lab.  Platt and Koch create an evening chock full of wickedly funny social satire, musical parody, and redonkulous characters.

  • Enter The Waiting Womb, a women’s health clinic with pizzazz-
  • A Class Reunion of aging superheroes gets snarky-
  • Game show What the Heck’s a Puget? spotlights NW trivia-
  • The tiny Sequim Gay Men’s Chorus sing with glee-
  • Country duo The Spudds debut Mama’s Nativity prequel, Saturday Night Jesus!

Ham features performances by Platt, Koch, Michael Oaks, and musical director D.J. Gommels. The creative team includes Robert J. Aguilar (Set/Lighting), Candace Frank (Costumes), Robin Macartney (Props/Set), Akemi Hart (Wigs), and Lisa Koch (Sound/Video). 

GO, GO, GO!! GRAB THOSE HAMMY TICKETS NOW!

 

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