With the Winter Olympics looming, the award-winning sketch comedy show Right Between the Ears joins the fun with “Right Between the Ears On Ice” -- Saturday, February 15 at 8:00pm at Lawrence’s historic Liberty Hall.
Besides poking fun at the winter games, RBTE’s first live show of 2014 will also spoof the inner life of Barack Obama, with guest appearances by Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush, Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton. Controversial Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson drops in to talk gay marriage on Fishing with Dwayne. Garrison Keillor considers pot legalization…and gets high. The show will also feature the usual mix of spoof commercials, serial spoofs and celebrity take-offs.
Tickets for Right Between the Ears are $15.50 - $19.50 and on sale at the Liberty Hall box office, Ticketmaster and at the RBTE website, http://www.rightbetweentheears.com.
Right Between the Ears is a four-time winner of the Gold Medal as Best Comedy Show at the New York Festivals, and has been broadcast on Sirius-XM, National Public Radio and BBC Radio 4. The show also airs Sundays at 7:00pm on the stations of Kansas Public Radio (91.5, Lawrence; 89.7, Emporia; 91.3, Junction City; 99.5 Manhattan; and 90.3 Chanute). Cast members for the upcoming performance include Rhiannon Birdsall, David Greusel, Mary Ellen Kriegh, Tom Lancaster, Andi Meyer, Kip Niven and Rick Tamblyn. Darrell Brogdon is the show’s creator and producer.