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Electric Pressure Cooker Cabaret 27: #EPCooker Cubed

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Electric Pressure Cooker Cabaret 27: #EPCooker Cubed


  • The Rialto Theatre 1000 Kenmore Boulevard Akron, OH, 44314 United States (map)

$5 cover charge or pay-what-you-can at the door. Audience members can pay their covers and artists can pre-register for a performance slot online at watheatre.com/epcooker or via phone at 330.612.3090.

ALL PROCEEDS WILL GO TO:

The Electric Pressure Cooker… presents Bigger than a Breadbox is one of the 27 winners of the of the 2015 John S. and James L. Knight Foundation’s Knight Arts Challenge Akron. Bigger Than A Breadbox needs to raise $75,000 in matching funds - $37,500 (which we're quickly approaching) over the next 6 months!

For more information (including the up-to-date funds raised) visit watheatre.com/btab or email watheatre@gmail.com.

ABOUT THE EVENT:

The AWARD-WINNING Electric Pressure Cooker Cabaret is back ON THE ROAD at the historic Rialto Theatre in Kenmore for another month of "ANYTHING GOES" fun!

Through humble beginnings in the basement of a Highland Square flower shop, the #EPCooker is an artist driven event that sees over 100 audience members, 20+ performances and 6 non-stop hours of art.

Doors open and registration for performers begins at 7:00 pm. Performances begin between 8:00 - 8:30 pm. Anyone may sign up for a 12-minute slot. Performers may pre-register at watheatre.com/epcooker.

An emcee, house drum kit, keyboard and sound system (with operators) are provided. This month's emcee: Performer Rosilyn Jentner Cicora.

ALL varieties of acts are encouraged to perform. Previous acts have included: monologues, acoustic musicians, comedians, feats of strength, play readings, experimental art, dancers, scenes from plays, improvisation, devised work, full rock bands and performance artists. But the sky is the limit; no art is too taboo for the #EPCooker!

ALL levels – from beginner to the most experienced – are encouraged to perform. Those under 18 are permitted to attend (and perform!) with adult supervision.

The #EPCooker is not just an Open Mic. It is an open and welcoming community of artists. It is also a great networking event, a great place to improve stage presence and a great place to develop as an artist. Storyteller Kyle Jozsa, Comedian Sarah Jones, Just Go With It Improv, Copper Pennies and many other acts premiered at the #EPCooker.

The Rialto Theatre will be selling pizza by the slice and has a full bar available. Food and alcohol are permitted in the theatre.

ABOUT THE EMCEE:

Rosilyn Jentner Cicora...