The Mads: September 8
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The Carolina Theatre of Durham presents

The Mads are Back

Saturday, September 8 | 8PM

The Mads Are Back! Live Movie-Riffing with "TV's Frank" Conniff and Trace Beaulieu from Mystery Science Theater 3000.

Join MST3K's Frank Conniff and Trace Beaulieu at the Carolina Theatre for an evening of fun and laughter as they screen William Castle's The Tingler -- and roast it -- live-and-in-person, in the same style as the Peabody Award-winning TV series. The Mads will riff and will do a Q&A afterwards. Ticket price includes meet and greet event, photos, and autographs. If this show were rated it would probably be PG-13, but keep in mind it is a live show so anything could happen!

Promotional Sponsor: NC Comicon

NC Comicon is partnering with the Carolina Theatre to promote The Mads appearance in Durham! The Comicon crew will be at the CTD on Sept. 8 to give away passes to this year's NC Comcion: Nov. 9-11 at the Durham Convention Center and the Carolina Theatre in downtown Durham.

 

MADS BIOS:

Frank Conniff is a comedy writer and performer who began his TV career writing for the Peabody award winning Comedy Central series Mystery Science Theater 3000, where he also played “TV’s Frank,” the bumbling yet lovable mad scientist sidekick.  He then went on to be a writer, producer and actor on the ABC TV series Sabrina the Teenage Witch and he was a writer and producer on The Drew Carey Show on ABC, The New Tom Green Show on MTV, and the satirical series O2BE on the Oxygen Network, where he was also a cast member.  He was head writer of the animated Nickelodeon series Invader Zim, and also was a writer and producer for the Air America Radio network, where he provided material for on-air personalities Rachel Maddow, Marc Maron, Lizz Winstead, Al Franken, Janeane Garofalo, and Randi Rhodes. He was a writer and performer on Viewpoint with John Fugelsang on Current TV, and on Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell on the FXX network, and he also writes and performs on The Jimmy Dore Show on Pacifica Radio. He can currently be heard weekdays 2 to 5pm on the Sirius XM radio show, Tell Me Everything. In his spare time, he writes, produces and directs original musical comedy radio plays for his scripted podcast, Podhouse 90, and writes and performs in “Cartoon Dump,” a monthly stage show in NYC.

Trace Beaulieu is a comic actor, writer, performer. He was a founding member of the Emmy nominated, Peabody Award-winning, cult hit show Mystery Science Theater 3000. In addition to writing, occasionally directing, designing and building sets and props, Trace performed the puppet character Crow T. Robot, and mad scientist Dr. Clayton Forrester. He repeated these roles in the 1996 film version of the show, MST3K: THE MOVIE. Trace wrote for ABC’s America’s Funniest Videos for nine seasons. He played a recurring character on Freak and Geeks, and has had cameo appearances on The West Wing and Arrested Development. For six years, he toured with the original cast of MST3K in a live movie riffing show, called CINEMATIC TITANIC. His most recent acting work includes the voice of A.R.T. the robot on Paul Feig’s OTHER SPACE, Dr. Sam Lodgpole on the web series VERMIN. He recently played Jonah Ray’s creepy uncle on HIDDEN AMERICA season 2. His voice can be heard on the upcoming Adult Swim series TIGTONE.

 

No Cameras
No Outside Food or Drink
No Backpacks
No Video Recording Devices
No Weapons

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