|Nancy Giles in The Further Adventures of the Accidental Pundette,
Feb. 22 & 23
NYWIFT members are invited to February's remaining performances of The Further Adventures of the Accidental Pundette, written & performed by NYWIFT member Nancy Giles, on Saturday, Feb. 16, Friday, Feb. 22 & Saturday, Feb. 23. Nancy's sister NYWIFT members can attend at the discount ticket price of $12 (regular price $18).
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161A Chrystie Street
(Between Rivington and Delancey)
New York 10002
Take: F to 2ND AVE, B/D to GRAND, J/Z to BOWERY, 6 to SPRING, M to ESSEX
February 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23 @ 7:30pm
Follow our blacker, taller, and tamed eyebrow version of Andy Rooney down her rabbit hole of real life media (mis)adventures in this expanded version of her hit Summer Shorts festival hit. In her up-to-the-minute new show, Nancy explores her own bumpy trajectory from actress & writer to television essayist in the ongoing saga of the wild & wooly world of cable news panels. Among her many tales will be one where she recreates a live appearance on Larry King where she spins out of control and has a total meltdown in front of millions of viewers. She may also sing.
Nancy Giles has been a contributor to the Peabody Award-winning CBS News Sunday Morning for 10 years, voicing her opinions on everything from politics and pop culture to the conspiracy of high heels. She was honored with 2 Gracie awards from the Alliance of Women in Media for her work on Sunday. She was also part of the ensemble cast of the critically acclaimed TV series China Beach; was the announcer and co-host of Fox After Breakfast; and her film work includes Joshua, Superheroes, LoverBoy, True Crime, Working Girl, Big and the documentary Before the Music Dies. Off-Broadway: Love, Loss, and What I Wore, Urban Blight at Manhattan Theatre Club, a Theatre World Award winner for Mayor, toured with Chicago’s Second City. Nancy's written and performed the solo pieces Black Comedy: The Wacky Side of Racism and Notes of a Negro Neurotic (both developed with and directed by Ellie Covan at Dixon Place), and most recently Things My Afro Taught Me (2009 Summer Shorts at 59E59). Currently working on a collection of essays and true stories. Twitter: @nancygilesnyc
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NYWIFT programs, screenings and events are supported, in part, by grants from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
Last updated: Feb. 19, 2013