Bedtime Stories

Saturday, September 21 · view days & times
Price: $7 | $6 *students and seniors | $5.50 ArtsQuest Member
Venue: Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas

Inspired by the artwork of Jess Pacheco, Matt Candio will tell a completely improvised bedtime story to sleepy boy, Aaron Alkasov. So come put on your coziest pajamas and bring a warm glass of milk to this sleepy time pajama jam!

Opener: Kirk Griffiths

Kirk Griffiths is a comic based in Philadelphia. He's currently beefing with his barber, but is confident that it will work out in the end. He's performed in LV ComedyPlatz festival 2017, 2018, and 2019, has advanced in Helium Comedy Club's Philly's Phunniest, and has opened for names such as Kyle Kinane, Jordan Carlos, and Michelle Buteau. He is also host of the Proper Ebonics podcast.

Aaron Alkasov

Aaron is a comedian, accountant, and older brother. He got his start writing bits for AIM away messages. Some people might know him for the 6AM Bit Show called 'One Person Hot Spot’ at DCM19. Aaron is currently on indie teams Cranks & Pulleys, Staycation, and Knights of the Fourth Eye. He has studied Improv at ArtsQuest in Bethlehem, PA and at UCB in New York. Other comedy credits include character showcases, the Improv Comedy Power Hour, and sketch stuff. This one time, Aaron hosted a comedy game show called "Guilty Pleasures: The Game Show". It was rad.

Matt Candio

Matt is a Lehigh Valley-based comedian performing since 2010. He has studied at Upright Citizens Brigade (NYC), Magnet Theater (NYC), and The Second City (Chicago). He is also an improv instructor for the ArtsQuest Comedy Program and a member of the ArtsQuest Comedy Committee.

Matt performs with We’re Good, You’re Great! every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month at the ArtsQuest Center. If you’re in NYC, catch him with Us, Tonya and Dark Sneak Love Action every 3rd Tuesday of the month at The Peoples Improv Theater.

Jessyca Pacheco

Jess Pacheco is a Lehigh Valley based improviser. She performs with Staycation, Punkass Picasso and illustrates for Bedtime Stories. She has taken improv classes through PHIT and ArtsQuest. Most recently, she is performing in Staycation’s most recent project- a monthly improvised television show entitled A Trip to Here.

This show will contain adult language and/or situations. Seating will be assigned by ArtsQuest staff upon arrival into the showroom. Anyone coming in between the ages of 13 and 17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. No child 12 or under will be admitted.

*Student & senior discounts apply at the box office only

Venue Information
Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas
ArtsQuest Center
101 Founders Way
Bethlehem, PA 18015
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