|November 6, 2019 (Fort Worth, TX) – Amphibian Stage continues their groundbreaking comedy residencies with Adam Cayton-Holland’s new-one-man show HAPPY PLACE, loosely adapted for the stage from his critically acclaimed 2018 memoir, Tragedy Plus Time.
“Tragedy Plus Time absolutely gutted me—then it filled me with hope. I hate that Adam has this story to tell, but he tells it so beautifully.” – Tig Notaro
Performances will take place at 8pm November 14 – 16, 2019. Tickets to HAPPY PLACE are $15 Thursday, $20 Friday and Saturday. To purchase tickets, visit www.amphibianstage.com, call 817-923-3012, or email email@example.com . The theater is located at 120 S. Main Street, Fort Worth, TX 76104.
ABOUT THE SHOW:
ABOUT ADAM CAYTON-HOLLAND:
He has appeared on “CONAN”, “The Late Late Show with James Corden”, “The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail”, “Happy Endings”, “Deadbeat”, “Flophouse”, “Hidden America” and “@midnight”. He has also been featured on “WTF with Marc Maron”, “Nerdist”, “Comedy Bang Bang” and “Sklarbro County” podcasts. Cayton-Holland has performed at the Montreal Just For Laughs, SXSW, and Bridgetown Comedy festivals, and helms his own comedy extravaganza in Denver, the High Plains Comedy Festival. He has also performed at The Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall.
Adam has three albums, I Don’t Know If I Happy, Backyards, and Adam Cayton-Holland Performs His Signature Bits, all available on iTunes, and his first book, Tragedy Plus Time, was published by Simon & Schuster in 2018. Adam lives with his wife Katie, his son Malcolm, and a purebred Chesapeake Retriever named Annabel Lee. He once threw out the opening pitch at a Colorado Rockies game and people have described him as “genial,” and “with decent teeth.”
ABOUT AMPHIBIAN STAGE PRODUCTIONS:
Committed to nurturing young and diverse audiences, Amphibian has developed a strong internship program, and a dynamic outreach project, Tad-Poles, that is steadily increasing the company’s visibility and following. New to Amphibian in 2018 is a multi-faceted outreach program designed for veterans of the US armed forces. The program includes workshops, special performances, and discounted tickets.
Amphibian is generously funded by the Amon G. Carter Foundation, Ann L. and Carol Greene Rhodes Charitable Trust, Arts Council of Fort Worth and Tarrant County, Jack K. Ayre and Frank Ayre Lee Theatre Foundation, Communities Foundation of Texas, Dramatists Guild Fund, Fifth Avenue Foundation, Fort Worth Promotion & Development Fund, Carl B. & Florence E. King Foundation, Pier 1 Imports, Mary Potishman Lard Trust, Pangburn Foundation, Rea Charitable Trust, Thomas M., Helen McKee & John P. Ryan Foundation, Sid W. Richardson Foundation, Shubert Foundation, Guido & Ruth Shumake Charitable Trust, Smallwood Foundation, Southwest Bank, Texas Commission on the Arts, Wells Fargo Bank, William E. Scott Foundation, and the Devonian Society, a group of Amphibian’s devoted donors who are proud to be the force behind nurturing the next generation of artists and audiences.
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