Tagged Fearless Comedy Productions

Anxiety! The Musical Confronts Mental Health with Song and Comedy

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, “Those with social anxiety disorder experience an intense fear of being scrutinized and negatively evaluated by others in social or performance situations. Some literally feel sick from fear in seemingly nonthreatening situations.” Simply defined, social anxiety is the fear of interacting with other people. But social anxiety can be selective. Anxiety! The Musical, presented by Fearless Comedy Productions at the Historic Mounds Theatre, is not a show that makes light...

Twin Cities Playwright Duck Washington Reflects on a Caucasian-Aggressive Controversy

Derek “Duck” Washington is a local theater artist and fellow geek. He moved to the Minneapolis area in 1995 and has been doing theater here ever since, working in a variety of roles with Blackout Improv, Fearless Comedy, Vilification Tennis, and more. Besides theater, Duck geeks out over Star Wars (so much so that he says he keeps it in an IV in his arm so he can take it anywhere he goes) and Dungeons & Dragons (he was...

This Week in Geek (4/10/17–4/16/17)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, April 10th through Sunday, April 16th. YogaQuest Continues: Steven Universe What: Sports & Fitness When: Tuesday, April 11th at 7:00 p.m. Where: YQdio Come and experience YogaQuest, a blend of yoga and fanfiction storytelling led by certified yoga instructors. Experience a yoga workout experience and a story at the same time. This week’s theme is a fan...

This Week in Geek (11/7/2016–11/13/2016)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, November 7th through Sunday, November 13th. Geek Date Night: Idiocracy What: Trivia, Movies, Screening When: Tuesday, November 8th at 7:00 p.m. Where: Clubhouse Jäger In honor of Election Day, Geek Date Night’s 21+ film and trivia night this week is Idiocracy. After the polls close, head to Clubhouse Jäger for premovie trivia by Rob Callahan at 7:00...

This Week in Geek (10/24/2016–10/30/2016)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, October 24th through Sunday, October 30th. And for a quick-reference guide to some of the great Halloween events going on this week, including a few things that aren’t on this list, don’t miss our roundup of Seven Spine-Tingling Events to Make Your MN Halloween Perfectly Frightening! Music Returns to the Bakken! What: Arts, Music When: Monday, October...

This Week in Geek (10/17/2016–10/23/2016)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, October 17th through Sunday, October 23rd. Harry Potter Film Festival What: Movies, Screening When: Monday, October 17th–Thursday, October 20th Where: IMAX Theatre at the Minnesota Zoo To get ready for the November release of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, all eight Harry Potter movies are back in theaters in IMAX, and the showings continue this...

This Week in Geek (10/10/2016–10/16/2016)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, October 10th through Sunday, October 16th. Indigenous Peoples Day 2016 What: Arts, Festival When: Monday, October 10th Where: Various locations There are a number of events happening Monday for Indigenous Peoples Day, starting with a sunrise ceremony and ending with a celebration with the Sioux Chef at the Minnesota Historical Society. Check out the Facebook event page...

This Week in Geek (9/19/2016–9/25/2016)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, September 19th through Sunday, September 25th. Movie Monday: Harry Potter-Palooza What: Meetup When: Monday, September 19th at 5:00 p.m. Where: Lakes & Legends Brewing Company Minneapolis’s Lakes & Legends is throwing a Harry Potter party, with movie screenings, music, and Quidditch beer pong! The fun runs 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. on Monday. (And if you’re a big...

Build Your Own Inferno Is Devilishly Entertaining

What better way to spend Friday the 13th than with an opening-night performance filled with comedy, sin, and Satan himself? Build Your Own Inferno by Fearless Comedy Productions, an original play written by Matt Allex and Megan Slawson that opened this past weekend, is part improv, part scripted play, and all entertaining. You are involved in the show the moment you walk into the Historic Mounds Theatre in St. Paul: to keep the performance flowing, guests are given three...

This Week in Geek (01/18/16–01/24/16)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, January 18th through Sunday, January 24th. Figure Drawing Salon What: Meet-Up, Arts When: Monday, January 18th at 6:30 p.m. Where: Waterbury Center The Geek Partnership Society’s Arts Initiative hosts a Figure Drawing Salon at the Waterbury Center at 6:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month. For a $5 fee, attendees can participate in a three-hour...
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