Saturday, November 7, 2015

This Is The Week That Is

2015 Cast
1812 Productions, Philadelphia’s only all comedy theatre, is excited to present the 10th anniversary production of its extremely popular political comedy This is The Week That Is. Created and directed by the theatre’s artistic director Jennifer Childs, the show will run through December 31 at Plays and Players Theater, 1714 Delancey Street.  The individual skits are written and performed by Aimé Donna Kelly, Dave Jadico, Alex Bechtel, Jennifer Childs, Sean Close, and Justin Jain.  The head news writer is Don Montrey and the musical director is Alex Bechtel. This 10th anniversary production comes right in the middle of the 2016 presidential race. Tim Gunn (Alex Bechtel) and Heidi Klum (Jennifer Childs) present Project-Run-The-Country-My-Way, sending the candidates down the runway looking for lines of leadership and oval office material. Breaking down issues in the news, learn more about #BlackLivesMatter with Justin Jain and Aimé Donna Kelly and their reality special Keeping Up With The Caucasians. Immigration reform is a fight for the future with Hans Solo, Chewbacca, Leia, C3PO leading a charge for a united galaxy. Audience members will be treated to the Hillary Clinton Cabaret on the road following her season of Real World BengasiIn order to cover the myriad points of view from all over the region, renowned correspondent Patsy from the stoop of South Philly has agreed to franchise.  Word on the street will come  from Fishtown Patsy, Delco Patsy, Down the Shore Patsy, Mainline Patsy and finally from Shunk Street Patsy. This annual show of political satire gets funnier every year. This 10th Anniversary year promises to be the funniest one yet .Tickets may be purchased by calling 215-592-9560 or visiting online at

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