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Local on the Eights

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The Hideout is going behind the news and on the air with Local on the Eights: Improvised Small-Town News From a Larger-Than-Life News Team! This completely improvised comedy follows a small-town news team as they track down the day’s toughest stories, whether it be a trapped family of squirrels or Mayor Pickle’s annual re-election archery tournament.

All their hard work comes together as the theater turns into their intimate news studio, complete with real cameras and a TV broadcast feed! Will their hard work pay off with a satisfying newscast, or will everything go haywire on live TV?
The only way to find out is to tune in.

Local on the Eights: Local News…Improvised. Saturdays at 6pm December 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 23rd.
(4 performances only!)

Cast: Amanda Chang, Ben Blattberg, Caroline Gorman, Jeffrey Chatman, Jennifer Banister, Marissa Macy, Scott Rose, Sushant Sethi
Directors – JR Zambrano, Peter Rogers
Technical Director – Lindsey McGowen
Stage Manager – Chris Anderson
Dramaturgs – Danielle Saar, Jess von Schramm
Lights – Caroline Dinges
Sound – Greg Blank
Video – Daniel Ellsworth
Camera Operators – Brad Geiger, Kay Krasin
Artistic Director – Roy Janik
Student Mainstage Program Director – Caeriel Crestin
Graphic Design and Costume Consult – Kaci Beeler
Photography – Steve Rogers
Brent Chismark — Technical Consultant
Estimated show runtime: Approx. 1 hour and 30 minutes including a 10-minute intermission.
The Hideout Theatre is committed to many types of diversity in our casts and crews.