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Hell Yes Fest: Night 5 @ 5:00 pm

11.16.13 // 5:00 pm11:45 pm
Too many shows, too much fun!

5:00p, The New Movement: Nola Web Series Panel [film]
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Sunken City + Least Favorite Love Songs + Chris & Tami

6:00p, The Shadowbox: Treats + Richmond Comedy Coalition
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TREATS! is interweaving stories, songs made up on the spot, passionately but poorly executed choreography, and…well a treat to watch. Featured in the 2013 Megaphone Marathons TREATS! is TNM NOLA’s house musical improv team that pulls hilarious musicals out of their Gershwin (that means butt.)

Treats! is Mike Spara, Molly Ruben-Long, Colleen Allerton, Jonathon Evans, and Lynae LeBlanc with accompanists Smartass Nick Urso,, and Alex Woodward.



Vanessa_Promo-71447:00p, The New Movement: Vanessa Gonzalez: “I Don’t Know Words” + WOMEN [sketch comedy]
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I Don’t Know Words is a solo sketch show written and performed by Vanessa Gonzalez. Vanessa has always had trouble finding the right words so she found that the best way to get her point across is through characters, absurdity and songs. The show will be making its debut at this year’s Hell Yes Fest in New Orleans.

WOMEN is a comedy outfit in Los Angeles, CA. They write/perform sketch together and write/perform stand-up individually. They’re all egomaniacs who think everything is about them, and they work terribly together. Most writing meetings devolve into fistfights, but none of them can punch very hard, so no one ever gets hurt.

7:15p, Cafe Istanbul: You Don’t Know the Half of It [half improv, half sketch]

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7:30p, The Shadowbox: Daddy’s Girl + Assembly + Brick [improv]
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Daddy’s Girl: Camille Lowman and Brandy Sullivan from Theatre 99 in Charleston, SC are excited to bring their 2 person no holds barred show to Hell Yes Fest.Known for rich character and relationship work, Brandy and Camille will delight with fun scene work and complete commitment. Having performed together for the past 11 years has all been for this moment…New Orleans. Daddy’s Girl ain’t scared.

Assembly is high-stakes, high-energy improv comedy from The New Movement in New Orleans. The group made its debut at the 2013 Megaphone Marathons. Assembly is Dustan Costine, Lauren LaBorde, Kate Mason, Nick Napolitano, Ben Vail, Carlos Velazquez and Alex Woodward

Brick is a house team at the Magnet Theater in New York City. Since forming in 2010, they have become known for smart, supportive scenes without being afraid to embrace the utterly stupid. Enjoy the show.


9:00p, Cafe Istanbul: Quiet on the Set [improv]QOTS2
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Quiet on the Set is The New Movement New Orleans’ silent improv show. Hosts Maple and Royal Gremillon (played by Margee Green and Cyrus Cooper) pull their favorite silent films from their vault and they are brought to life by some of New Orleans’ best improvisers.

9:00p, The New Movement: You, Me, Them, Everybody [live podcast variety show]
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You, Me, Them, Everybody is a talk show/podcast hosted by Brandon Wetherbee. It records in DC, NYC, LA, Chicago, Baltimore and Philadelphia. It doesn’t suck. The A.V. Club likes it. “The You, Me Them, Everybody podcast feed is a treasure trove of conversations with funny, insightful, or otherwise interesting people from across the cultural spectrum.” Listen to an episode of You, Me, Them, Everybody right here.

10:30p, One Eyed Jacks: The Lucas Bros, Sean Patton, Jade Catta-Preta, Chris Trew
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Sean Patton cut his teeth doing standup in the Crescent city and has since performed at Caroline’s, The Comedy Cellar, Gotham, The Improv, UCBNY, UCBLA, The Melbourne International comedy festival (2011), The Montreal Just for Laughs comedy festival (2008, 2010, 2012), and many other clubs around the US and Canada. He made his Basic Cable debut on Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham” (2009) and his Network TV debut on “Late night with Jimmy Fallon” (2010). Recently he appeared on “Conan” (2011), and his first half hour special premiered on Comedy Central on 6/21/13.


The Lucas Brothers (Kenny & Keith) were raised in North Carolina and now perform comedy all over the country. They were recently NBC’s Stand Up for Diversity finalists, NEW FACES at the Montreal “Just For Laughs” Comedy Festival, mentioned in the NY Times, and features on Rolling Stone Magazine’s “Hot List”They have appeared on HBO’s Funny As HellLate Night With Jimmy Fallon, and Arrested Development (Netflix).  

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