Ben Gibbard to Guest on Live Recording of Kevin McDonald's Podcast for Unexpected Productions
Join Kevin McDonald (The Kids In The Hall) as he hosts a live, old-school variety show complete with famous friends, musical acts, original sketches and improv, and uninhibited tomfoolery.
Joining Kevin will be Very Special Guest: Ben Gibbard (Death Cab For Cutie) and Unexpected Productions' improvisers. Get ready for way too much visual humor for a podcast (but a blast on our stage).
IF YOU GO:
Live Podcast Recording - ONE NIGHT ONLY
Kevin McDonald's Kevin McDonald Show with Very Special Guest: Ben Gibbard (Death Cab For Cutie)
Presented by Unexpected Productions
At Unexpected Productions' Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley, Seattle WA 98101
Tickets: https://goo.gl/Rs7SDw | 206 587-2414 | Kent@unexpectedproductions.org
Comedian, actor, writer and director Kevin McDonald founded "The Kids in the Hall" with friend Dave Foley, after they met in Toronto at Second City, and the television series ran from 1988-1995. In the troupe's television series and stage shows, he portrays several popular recurring characters, such as the King of Empty Promises, Sir Simon Milligan, and Jerry Sizzler. McDonald went on to appear in a variety of films including "Boy Meets Girl," "Lilo & Stitch," "Lilo & Stitch: The Series," and "Epic Movie." On television, he has appeared on "The Martin Short Show," "Ellen," "That '70s Show," "Seinfeld," "Friends," "NewsRadio," "MADtv," "Arrested Development," and "Corner Gas." McDonald has also done voice work for various animated series, including Nickelodeon's "Invader Zim," "The Angry Beavers," "Catscratch," and "Clerks: The Animated Series." He also played an imaginary friend named Ivan in the episode 'Sight For Sore Eyes' on "Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends," appeared in the music video for "Roses" by Outkast, and made an appearance in "Tim and Eric's Awesome Show."
In 2006, McDonald hosted a CBC Television special, featuring several of Canada's best-known sketch comedy troupes. "Sketch with Kevin McDonald" won a Canadian Comedy Award (Best Taped Live Performance - The Minnesota Wrecking Crew). He was recently at the Just for Laughs Festival with the reunion of Kids in the Hall, and also with his show "Hammy and the Kids" with Craig Northey, based on his two dysfunctional families, his father ("Hammy") and the Kids in the Hall, as well as "Death Comes to Town" on CBC.
For 34 years Unexpected Productions has focused on the art of storytelling in its work, taking suggestions from the audience & weaving them into stories & scenes. The audience is always part of the story. They perform 10 shows a week and are the home of the most established improv school and corporate training program in the Puget Sound. They are consistently voted Best Live Comedy in Western Washington.