Friday, June 22, 2012
The comedian will record his new DVD and CD at the Centrum Theater.
Comedian Jeff Blanchard Recording DVD at Big Dog Theater Saturday Check back every Friday for Cheap Date: one weekend event or activity that won't break the bank. Clevelanders may know local comedian Jeff Blanchard from his stints on "The Scott & Jeff Show" on WNCX 98.5 or as "The Cleveland Guy" on Channel 19. But on Saturday, folks can see Blanchard perform stand-up live at Big Dog Theater in Coventry Village for just 10 bucks. The Chagrin Falls resident will record his new DVD "Live Persuasion" in the historic Centrum Theater, so the audience may be captured on camera as well. Blanchard said he didn't want to film the show in a club — he fell in love with the vintage space at Big Dog. And he recently became a partner in the theater with …
Friday, May 11, 2012
Comedians who are quick on their feet will perform at Big Dog Theater Friday.
Check back every Friday for Cheap Date: one weekend event or activity that won't break the bank. You don't have to pay a lot for laughs at Big Dog Theater. Big Dog's nine-person, in-house improv comedy troupe, Thunderlips and the Submissives, will deliver jokes and establish funny situations without rehearsal tonight for just 8 bucks. Watch how the improv group slowly builds on each moment and story and performs comedy quick on their feet. Where: 2781 Euclid Heights Blvd., Cleveland Heights When: 9 to 10:30 p.m. Friday Price: $8 cash only. Tickets can be bought at the door the day of the show and reserved online or by phone at 216-472-3636. Website: http://bigdogtheater.com/index.html
Friday, April 13, 2012
The play envisions Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts as teenagers.
Check back every Friday for Cheap Date: one weekend event or activity that won't break the bank. We followed Charlie Brown and his buddies through their younger years and great pumpkin adventures, but one play showing now at Big Dog Theater captures them in high school. Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead envisions Charlie, Lucy, Peppermint Patty and Linus as pimple-faced and pubescent teens navigating their way through highschool — teachers (wa-wa-wa-wa-wa), homophobia, underage drinking, drug use, bullying — good grief! And readers can likely guess what happens to Snoopy from the title. The depiction of Charles M. Schultz's characters as high-schoolers has received mixed reviews in diffferet playhouses across the country, …
Thursday, February 17, 2011
We've got this weekend all wrapped up on Beachwood Patch
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend. Beachwood Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit and new activities to explore. 1. M. CHAPOUTIER WINE TASTING Where/When: Moxie the Restaurant, Friday, 6 to 9 p.m. Why Go: Who doesn’t like wine? Try a few new varieties and have some snacks while you’re at it. Pricing: $25; reservations requested 2. DISCO INFERNO AT THE BONEYARD Where/When: The Boneyard, Friday, 9 p.m. Why Go: John Travolta. Dancing Queen. Bellbottoms. Need I say more? 3. BIG DOG THEATER OPENING Where/When: 2781 Euclid Heights Blvd., Cleveland Heights, Saturday, 8:30 p.m. Why Go: Big Dog Theater kicks …