Stories from folks of the thespian persuasion. After all, players will play. We promise, nothing here is overtly histrionic.

John Fugelsang on Pyragraph LIVE - Pyragraph

Pyragraph LIVE: John Fugelsang

John Fugelsang is in Albuquerque to perform “Unpresidented: The true story of a comedian trying to raise a toddler while his country was electing one” and we were lucky enough to get him into the Pyragraph LIVE studio (a.k.a. my office) to talk about comedy, politics, religion, and how he’s pulled all those elements and more into his unique creative career. 

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Curtain Calls in Budapest

Paul Ford

At show’s end, the audience begins applause as they would in any western theatre production. The actors appear and bow and retreat. The audience then falls into a rhythmic clapping that accelerates as the company, looking rather sullen, returns again for individual and company bows.

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The First Time I Got Heckled

Marty Adamsmith

I’m not sure exactly how to put into words what I learned by being heckled for the first time. It was great that what could’ve been a negative experience turned out to make me feel so fucking nice.

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