"...where the fun and the mental are fundamental!"
Produced by Jonathan Mitchell
Written by Chris Kipiniak
Taylor Dalton Curtis
MR. BRADBURY'S DOWNFALL
Written by Becca Schall
Written by Louis Kornfeld
Written by Lila Newman
Written by Davy Gardner
with improvisation by Rick Andrews and Louis Kornfeld
SECURITY GUARD 1
SECURITY GUARD 2
Chris Kipiniak (WRITER, ANIMATRONIC 2) is a writer and actor. He co-created the comic Behemoth from MonkeyBrain Comics, and has written multiple titles for Marvel Comics. He wrote many plays and short films (several produced, and many no one's produced). Chris is also an audiobook narrator with over 50 titles on Audible.com. As an actor he's appeared on Broadway, off-broadway, regionally and internationally; films; on TV in Mr. Robot, Delocated, The Good Wife, etc.; and in a Polish commercial with Kevin Spacey. Follow him (Chris, not Kevin ...) on twitter at @ckipiniak.
Becca Schall (WRITER, MOM) is an actor and writer originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota. She has a B.A. in Theater from Sarah Lawrence College and studied at the British-American Drama Academy in London. She has written, performed, and directed at the Magnet Theater with sketch teams Fat Kids, Enemy Planet, Baby Shoes, The Misses, and Dinosaur Jones. Her solo character show, “SCHOOLED,” has played to sold-out audiences in both NYC and Seattle. She is also a writer for Reductress. Becca enjoys crossword puzzles and generally being a decent human being.
Louis Kornfeld (WRITER, SECURITY GUARD 2) is a teacher and ensemble member at NYC's Magnet Theater. He can be seen regularly performing there with house improv team The Boss as part of Thursday Night Out, as well as Theory of Everything and MegaLou. Louis has appeared in countless other shows at Magnet and elsewhere, including The Armando Diaz Experience, Tiny Spectacular, and a stint touring with The Second City onboard the NCL Gem. He still hopes you're enjoying your cruise.
Lila Newman (WRITER, REVEREND, ANIMATRONIC 1) is a NY actor and writer who has worked in Chicago, Edinburgh, London, and Moscow. She contributes to Live from Here with Chris Thile on American Public Media. From 2013-2017, Lila wrote for Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion. Screen work includes Garry Trudeau’s Alpha House on Amazon, opposite John Goodman. Stage includes the WTF, Manual Cinema, Everyday Inferno, the Second City, iO Chicago and UCB NY. She holds a BA from the University of Chicago and an MA from Drama Centre London. Lila also enjoys playing the banjo, much to her neighbor's dismay.
Davy Gardner (WRITER, MARCUS) is a New York City-based writer, producer, performer, and director. He is a writer for the UCB Theater in New York. He won Best First Time Screenwriter and Best Dark Comedy at the 2019 Los Angeles Film Awards. He has taught writing and comedy at The School of the New York Times and has directed various sketch shows, short films, and plays—including scenes at the 2018 All New Talent Fest at Ars Nova Theater and the 2017 Ice Factory Festival at the New Ohio Theater. He taught writing and comedy at the School of the New York Times.