SnapSessions Podcast presents The History of Hit & Run Theater

Presented by Doug Nunn at SnapSessions Podcast, Mendocino CA

Jan 29 2023
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SnapSessions Podcast presents The History of Hit & Run Theater

Hit & Run Theater 1984

SnapSessions Podcast presents Episodes 50 & 51–The History of Hit & Run Theater!

Mendocino’s SnapSessions! podcast presents the two episode podcast “The History of Hit & Run Theater”, due to premiere on January 29 on their podcast website—thesnapsessions.com.

Encompassing SnapSessions! episodes 50 & 51, the two-part podcast features hours of interviews, old skits and songs, and a variety of surprises from Hit & Run Theater’s beginnings as a skit writing group in the late 1970s to the present alignment of the ensemble as an improv comedy group. Long time Hit &

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  • Jan 31, 2023 - All Day (Tue)
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The 1980s were Hit & Run Theater’s skit writing heyday, but improvisation has always been part of Hit & Run’s story. SnapSessions’ Episode 51 effectively becomes part II of the History of Hit & Run Theater, outlining the group’s improvisational comedy work. As much of the group’s early improvisational output is lost, most of the improv highlights presented are from the past decade. In addition to further notes from Callas, Stoneham, Rothman, O’Grady, Weingarten,  Burns, and Fienbop, Part II also includes interviews with Hit & Runners’ Jill Lemos, Ken Krauss, Christine Samas, Mindy Ballentine, Janet Atherton, Alonya Eisenberg, Dan Sullivan, and Nicole Paravicini, as well as  musician Joshua Raoul Brody. In addition, Doug interviewed long-time producer Pattie DeMatteo and light techie Sallie Werson.

The two-part History of Hit & Run includes numerous skits from both eras. Like SnapSesssions! Episode 36—”A Tribute to Artist/Musician John Chamberlin”(which appeared in September 2021), these episodes are an oral history of Mendocino from the 1980s to the present. As the group did political commentary on everything from Ronald Reagan’s Star Wars to environmental and immigration policies, it is also a historical document. In addition, much of Hit & Run’s output was cultural commentary so “hippie life” in the 1970s and 80s is part of the background. The final product is engineered by Marshall Brown and Ken Krauss and stands as an epic oral history of the past forty plus years of local culture. Tune into thesnapsessions.com from Sunday, January 29 onwards and enjoy the journey of Hit & Run Theater.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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