RIDGEFIELD, Conn. – July 1, 2016 – Kick
your summer off with hilarious fun with
an evening of rapid-fire stand-up comedy featuring award-winning comic Christine
O'Leary and handpicked members of her stand-up comedy troop – Team Green Light
Comedy on Wednesday, July 6th at 7:30 pm at
The Ridgefield Playhouse. Call 203.438.6795 for tickets. ($20)
Award Winning Comedian Christine O'Leary and her troop of handpicked, hilariously funny comedy comrades Todd Cooper, Traci Edwards, Eileen Fitzpatrick Fickes, Jennifer Gracie, Lisa Keefner, Mat Orefice, Emily Orenstein, and Darla Shaw delivers a hilarious, belly laughing evening of nonstop stand-up bits and beats, new and old comics and material.
The show features multiple comics doing 'get the light/hook clean 5 minute tight sets' and they will leave you wanting more for next one, Wednesday, August 3.
O’Leary is a 12x and counting Stand Up Comedy Teacher at the Ridgefield Playhouse. She’s a comedy mentor to members of her Team Green Light Comedy collective of more than 100 students – “have to step up to stand up and perform!” You have to be smart to get funny, and be smart to be funny, she and her students are both.
“My Team Green Light comedy comrades come from all walks of life, and each has their unique, uproarious brand and style of humor,” says O’Leary. “This comedy show has something for everyone. I guarantee you’ll have a long belly laugh the entire show.”
O’Leary regularly performs with her Team Green Light Comedy collective to SOLD OUT shows. She’s actively honing the comedic skills of her Step Up 2 Stand Up students and creating opportunities to bring new talent and fresh laughs to new places.
Mark your calendars to see O’Leary and her Team Green Light Comedy comrades at The Ridgefield Playhouse appearing again on August 3. Fans can see O’Leary at the 11th Annual Long Island Comedy Festival in the fall. Follow Team Greenlight Comedy at https://www.facebook.com/teamgreenlightcomedy/
Register for O’Leary’s next Stand-up Comedy Workshop ($300), call The Ridgefield Playhouse box office at 203.438.5795. The Ridgefield Playhouse is a not-for-profit performing arts center located at 80 East Ridge, parallel to Main Street, Ridgefield, Conn.
About Christine O’Leary and Team Green Light Comedy LLC
Christine O’Leary is an award-winning stand-up comedian, comedy teacher (12x SOLD OUT stand-up workshop teacher), comedy mentor to members of her Team Green Light Comedy collective, and philanthropic auctioneer who recently raised nearly half a million dollars for nonprofits in New England for the 2016 Gala Season in less than three months.
O’Leary Nominated by Curve Magazine as one of the ‘50 Funniest Lesbians in America,’ O’Leary has worked with the top comedians in the business who grace the stage at The Ridgefield Playhouse, including Gilbert Gottfried, Joy Behar, Susie Essman, Chevy Chase, Sinbad and Tracy Morgan. She’s also worked with Margaret Cho, Ian Harvie (Transparent) and headlined Long Beach Pride events with Jennifer Hudson, Indigo Girls, KC and the Sunshine Band, and more.
O’Leary regularly performs with her Team Green Light Comedy collective to SOLD OUT shows. She’s actively honing the comedic skills of her Step Up 2 Stand Up students and is booking shows and creating opportunities to bring new talent and fresh laughs to new places, including teaching comedy classes in Key West and headlining comedy events.
She lives in New Fairfield with her partner and a little dog and is passionate about using comedy to support causes. O’Leary served as the host for the Coalition for the Homeless NYC ‘Women Mean Business Luncheon Fundraiser.’
A comedienne that brings the ‘funny’ to companies, colleges, charitable events, clubs and prides across the country, O’Leary’s co-dependent motivation is to make a difference and make you laugh until you cry! But her favorite role is that of the host that ‘can make a show out of anything.’
Learn more about Christine O’Leary and Team Green Light Comedy LLC at http://www.christineoleary.com and https://www.facebook.com/teamgreenlightcomedy/