In The Loop featuring Zach Woods, Johnny Pemberton opens July 24Mar 4, 2015
UCBTLA alum Johnny Pemberton and UCBTNY performer Zach Woods appear in comedy In The Loop opening Friday, July 24 at The Landmark.
A Sundance Film Festival hit, In The Loop was created by the acclaimed team behind award-winning BBC TV comedy series Thick of It and The Alan Partridge Show. The film is drawing instant comparisons to great absurdist comedies like Dr. Strangelove, Wag the Dog and Monty Python.
With razor-sharp, truly laugh-out-loud dialogue the film pokes fun at the absurdity and ineptitude of our highest leaders. With everyone looking out for number one, and the fate of the free world at stake (but apparently incidental), the hilarious ensemble cast of characters bumbles its way through Machiavellian political dealings, across continents, and toward comic resolutions that are unforeseeable.
To view the trailer and more information on In The Loop, click here.
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Ansari has become one of the most prolific writers and performers on the comedy scene in recent years, despite being only 26. The American Indian made his mark at New York's Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and won a stand-up award at the Aspen Comedy Festival in 2006. Ansari was soon cast in small roles on such shows as Scrubs, Flight of the Conchords and Reno 911! but his recent standout work on the NBC comedy Parks and Recreation is proof that he is ready for primetime.
The chance that you've heard of Nanjiani is as slim as that of pronouncing his name correctly, a joke that was the foundation for his hit one-man show, 'Unpronounceable.' The Pakistani-born member of New York's UCB theater is gaining attention, having opened last year for Zach Galifianakis.
Plaza got her start at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, where people soon noticed her talent to slip into different characters, including a Sarah Silverman impersonation that became popular on YouTube. Plaza currently plays Amy Poehler's intern on NBC's Parks and Recreation and has been cast as Seth Rogen's love interest in the upcoming Adam Sandler comedy Funny People.