Archive for the ‘Shows’ Category

Charles at the Comedy Central Stage, August 17th
August 10, 2016

On Wednesday, 8/17 at 8pm, Charles will be performing an all new feature-length sketch comedy show at the Comedy Central Stage. The show is absolutely free but requires reservations, which can be made by calling: 323.960.5519

 

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It’s been almost a year since our last live feature-length show, so come spend the evening with us as we walk around the stage and say things specifically engineered to illicit laughter. Things like: “that’s what I’m saying”, “gender is a construct”, and “can we please, please not do this sketch?” (all of which, in context, we assure you, are great and funny lines).

Details below. Also, on this Facebook event.

Hope to see you there!

Charles returns to the Comedy Central Stage
Wednesday, August 17, 2016, 8:00pm
6539 Santa Monica Boulevard
(cross street Hudson Avenue between Highland and Vine)
Absolutely Free
Reservations Required
To RSVP, please call 323.960.5519
Street and Lot Parking Available

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Charles’ Play “Randomized Skin” in the LA Sci-Fest
May 1, 2016

We’ve written a brand new one-act play debuting in the Los Angeles Science Fiction Fest. Our piece, “Randomized Skin” premiers this Thursday, May 5th in Program A of the festival, with additional performances May 6th, 7th, 8th, 19th, 20th, 21st, and 29th. The inaugural run stars Nelson Ascencio, Jordan Black, Shane Brady, and Alden Ray and is directed by Steve Kaplan.

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The festival is full of great acts on both Programs, and there’s all kinds of fabulous stuff happening all month, including film screenings, short fiction readings, and the like. Check out the Sci-Fest website for ticket, lineup, and scheduling info, and we hope to see you around the ACME Theater throughout May for the fest!

Charles in Austin, May 13th & 14th
April 24, 2016

Charles is coming to Austin, TX for two nights of shows, May 13th and 14th, at the New Movement Austin.

Details:

Charles at the New Movement Austin
May 13th & 14th, 9pm
The New Movement Theater Downtown
616 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701
$7 online / $10 at the door
Advance Tickets via EventBrite: http://bit.ly/1Nq4fAM
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While in town, we’ll also be hosting a sketch comedy writing and performance workshop.  More details on that as we have them.  In the mean time, hope to see you Texans there.

Charles’ “Moby Alpha” comes to the PIT Loft New York
March 16, 2016

 

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Charles & PM2 Entertainment Present the NYC Premiere of Moby Alpha.

Written and performed by Charles (Chuck Armstrong & Charlie Stockman)

Wowing crowds from L.A. to Edmonton to Edinburgh, Moby Alpha pays preposterous homage to classic sci-fi and bombastic literature, with nods to Alien, Star Trek, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and myriad others. Moby Alpha tells the story of a mad captain’s quest for revenge on the amorphous energy cloud that temporarily took his leg. More simply, Moby Alpha is Moby-Dick in space – but funny. The show is performed in an entirely dark theater, with the only light emanating from the duo’s custom-built, million-color, LED space helmets – creating a unique, otherworldly aesthetic. No flashlights necessary. Moby Alpha is a space-age comic romp unlike anything you’ve seen on land, the high seas, or deep space.

Produced by PM2 Entertainment.

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ – “The writing is superb…the most creative use of lighting I’ve ever seen…an ingenious bit of comedy theater!” – Edinburgh Festivals Magazine

“The staging is so clever it nearly overheated my circuits. Simple, but practically perfect!” – The Scotsman

★ ★ ★ ★ – “A clever satire that manages to prank sci-fi and classical culture in the same trip!” – Edmonton Sun

WHAT: Moby Alpha
WHEN: 9:00p.m. Thursday, April 7
9:00p.m. Friday, April 8
7:30p.m. Sunday, April 10
9:00p.m.Thursday, April 14
WHERE: The PIT LOFT – 154 W. 29th St (b/t 6th & 7th, New York City)
HOW MUCH: $20
MORE INFO & TICKETS: www.mobyalpha.com

Charles at the Toronto Sketchfest, March 5th and 6th
March 1, 2016

Charles returns north of the border for two nights of shows in Canada’s premier sketch comedy festival; Saturday and Sunday the weekend of March 5th.  More info available here.

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Both shows are at the Comedy Bar Main Space Toronto (945 Bloor Street West).  Dates, times, lineups as follows:

Hope to see you there, nation of Canada.

Charles at the SF Sketchfest, January 23rd and 24th
January 10, 2016

Charles returns to the Foggy Apple for two nights of shows in the San Francisco Sketchfest, January 23rd and 24th.

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Shows are as follows:

  • Saturday January 23rd, 7:30pm – Charles opens for Jeff Garlin & Associates at the Brava Theater. $30.  More info here.  Buy tickets here.
  • Sunday January 24th, 8pm – Charles will be doing a split-bill feature-length set with our good friends Boat at the Eureka Theater. $20.  More info here.  Buy tickets here.

Hope to see you Franciscans there!

Charles at the NoHo Comedy ShowHo, January 16th
January 10, 2016

Charles, along with Lilian & Wilder and The DK & Morgan Show, bring you 2016’s first iteration of our acclaimed monthly sketch show.  It’s the NoHo Comedy ShowHo!  This month we’ll be joined by the fabulous LA comedy group Daughters of Triton.

Please note the different date and start time of this show; typically, the NoHo Comedy ShowHo happens on the first non-holiday Saturday of every month at 9pm.  However, THIS month we’re doing it on the SECOND non-holiday Saturday of the month at 9:30pm.  APOLOGIES ABOUT ALL THE CONFUSION.  $5 online, $8 at the door. 

Advanced tickets available here: http://tixac.me/NoHoComedyShowHo

Details:

The NoHo Comedy ShowHo
Saturday, July January 16, 9:30pm
Acme Comedy Theater NoHo
5124 Lankershim Blvd
North Hollywood, CA 91601
Tickets: $5 online/ $8 at the door

Charles at the Chicago Sketchfest, January 8th and 9th
December 27, 2015

Charles will be returning to the fantastic Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival with with two shows; Friday, January 8th, and Saturday, January 9th.  8pm both nights.  $15.  Stage 773 (1225 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL).

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Advanced tickets available here.  Additional details about the fest available here.  Hope to see any/all of you Midwesterners there.  (The Midwest is pretty small, right?)

Charles at the NoHo Comedy ShowHo, December 5th
November 21, 2015

The next installment of our acclaimed sketch show at the Acme NoHo returns with Charles, The DK & Morgan Show, and Lilian & Wilder.  This month, our special guest is the amazing musical comedian Megan Simon, all the way from Austin, Texas.

As always, the NoHo ShowHo happens on the first non-holiday Saturday of every month, with a different featured act each month, hence this show’s taking place on the 11th instead of the 4th.  $5 online, $8 at the door. 

Advanced tickets available here: http://tixac.me/NoHoComedyShowHo

Details:

The NoHo Comedy ShowHo
Saturday, December 5th, 9pm
Acme Comedy Theater NoHo
5124 Lankershim Blvd
North Hollywood, CA 91601
Tickets: $5 online/ $8 at the door

Charles at the NoHo Comedy ShowHo, November 7th
October 24, 2015

We’re back with the next iteration of our acclaimed monthly sketch show, along with good friends The DK & Morgan Show and Lilian & Wilder.  This month, our special guest is local LA heroes Average Dicks.

As always, the NoHo ShowHo happens on the first non-holiday Saturday of every month, with a different featured act each month.  $5 online, $8 at the door. 

Advanced tickets available here: http://tixac.me/NoHoComedyShowHo

Details:

The NoHo Comedy ShowHo
Saturday, November 7th, 9pm
Acme Comedy Theater NoHo
5124 Lankershim Blvd
North Hollywood, CA 91601
Tickets: $5 online/ $8 at the door