Part of the Cape May Singer Songwriter Festival
Not only is Press Play's St. Patrick's Day themed show featuring some of the best comedy, music, and storytelling in DC, but we're also giving everyone attending the show a gift. What is that gift? The gift of laughter. Wait, there's a second gift! Everyone coming to the Wed. March 11 show gets a scratch-off lottery ticket. We're going to scratch them off together all at once, creating a collective stew of hope, joy, and let's be honest, probably mild disappointment. But mostly hope and joy. Can we guarantee you'll win money? No. But we can guarantee a fun time. Our Luck-Filled Lineup: DEREK HILLS is a storyteller from Washington, DC and performs regularly with local heavyweights SpeakeasyDC and Story League. His first solo show - "No Sex, Please" - debuted recently at the Capital Fringe Festival. He's now working on a new one-act comedy called "Prison Break," which satirizes America's extreme sports culture and will premiere in Fall 2015. ALEX ESPINOZA is a native DC stand up comic that has been doing comedy for 5 years. He's also written for a local sketch comedy group, and thinks CVS receipts are ridiculously long. UNTIL ONE DAY: Once upon a time a group of improvisers decided to start a troupe. Every two weeks they practiced narrative scenes and storytelling. Until one day they played with Press Playâ€Ś FINLEY MARTIN is a Canadian-born singer songwriter whose songs blend his celtic roots with the DIY attitude of DC's post-punk scene. You can learn more about him at www.finleymartinmusic.com . PRESS PLAY (longform improv): Thatâ€™s us! One of DC's longest-running improv teams and frequent festival performers brings the comedic heat! Well, comedic spring breeze. Comedic heat for our summer shows. Five wonderful acts for a few dollars more than a beer. Tix are $10, $8 for DCAC members. Reserve your ticket today before they sell out at http://pressplaydcac.bpt.me/ .
Sounds Like: Tom Waits, Wilco, The Kinks, Stan Rogers, Dan Mangan
Bio: Growing up in a fishing village on the southeast tip of Prince Edward Island, Canada, Finley Martin developed an early appreciation for the great Celtic tradition of storytelling that surrounded him.
In the early years, he drove a forklift at the local fish plant, hitchhiked around Europe, sold ...See Full Bio