Comedy-O-Rama Variety Pack Too! : More Audio Theater from Joe Bevilacqua and Lorie Kellogg

Produced by Joe Bevilacqua and Lorie Kellogg
Featuring full-cast productions of works by Joe Bevilacqua , Daws Butler , Lorie Kellogg , Mitchell Pearson , Emmanuel Adeleye , and Charlie Morrow

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This collection from husband-wife team Joe Bevilacqua and Lorie Kellogg includes five audio programs—over six hours of audio entertainment! 1. A Waterlogg Double Feature: The Joe Bev Holiday Treat and The Camp Waterlogg Summer Freeze Special: Stinky in Winterland Written by Joe Bevilacqua and Lorie Kellogg Produced and directed by Joe Bevilacqua Music performed by Carla Rozman and the Napanoch “No Pants” Pops Featuring the improvisations of Liquid Comedy: Joe Bevilacqua, Lorie Kellogg, Cousin Kenny Savoy, Jim Folly, and Tom Giannazzo The Joe Bev Holiday Treat is a joyful and surprising one-hour compilation of Christmas themed stories—some true, some fictional—hosted by veteran public radio producer Joe Bevilacqua. The stories included are “Sleepy Santa,” “The Christmas I Saved Macy’s,” “Sherlock Holmes’ Creepy Christmas in Scotland,” “A Rockabilly Christmas,” and “Willoughby and the Professor Spend Christmas in the Middle East.” The Camp Waterlogg Summer Freeze Special: Stinky in Winterland is The Wizard of Oz meets The Little Rascals when a freak summer blizzard hits Camp Waterlogg, leaving poor arts and crafts counselor Olive Pitts, Sgt. Left, Chef Ron, Rasta-Lasta (the new music instructor), and twenty-seven camp kids trapped in the Abner Bibberman Memorial Barn. In act one, Olive tries to teach the kids some songs, Sgt. Lefty takes the kids on an “indoor” hike, Stinky has a crush on Rasta-Lasta, and the kids are caught “singing” in the latrine. In act two, the bored camp kids make up a musical fairy tale: Stinky in Winterland, with our hero saving the camp from the evil Iceman, with the help of Chippy the Chipmunk, Carla the Hummingbird, and the Wizard of Lunch. Cast: Stinky: Cousin Kenny Savoy Squeaky: Lorie Kellogg Little Jimmy: Jim Folly Lil’ Orphan Andy: Joe Bevilacqua Olive Pitts: Lorie Kellogg Sgt. Lefty: Joe Bevilacqua Rasta Lasta: Carla Rozman Carla the Hummingbird: Carla Rozman Chef Ron Drysdale: The Wizard of Lunch: Jim Folly Ralph the Woodcutter: Tom Giannazzo Edward the Candle-Maker: Tom Giannazzo The Iceman: Joe Bevilacqua Announcer: Joe Bevilacqua 2. The Adventures of Tea Man: More of The Best of the Comedy-O-Rama Hour, Vol. 5 Like a Jay Ward cartoon in audio, The Adventures of Tea Man is a hilarious, wacky collection of radio theater, written and performed by Mitchell Pearson and the DQD Theater of Philadelphia, and produced by Joe Bevilacqua. Joe Bevilacqua, also known as Joe Bev, is primarily known as a radio theater dramatist. However, his career has taken him into every aspect of show business, including stage, film, and television, as a producer, director, writer, actor, and even cartoonist. His audio work is heard on NPR, Sirius-XM, and other radio stations and podcasts around the world. 3. The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins: A Radio Adaptation from the Voice of Yogi Bear! By Dr. Seuss and Daws Butler Performed by Daws Butler, Don Butler, Chas Butler, and Joe Bevilacqua This is a never-before-released recording of a Dr. Seuss story, dramatized for radio and directed by Daws Butler, performed by Daws Butler and his sons Chas and Don. The radio play was produced by veteran award-winning producer Joe Bevilacqua, who talks with Daws’ sons before the play. Daws Butler was the master of voice. His was the voice behind most of the classic Hanna-Barbera characters: Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, Quickdraw McGraw, Elroy Jetson, and a hundred others. He also originated the vocal character of Cap’n Crunch and other famous Jay Ward cartoon characters. His significant work with Stan Freberg in the 1950s on The Stan Freberg Show and multimillion-selling records such as “St. George and the Dragonet” are still held in reverence today. He also ran a voice acting workshop for many years. Among his many successful students are Nancy Cartwright, the voice of Bart Simpson, and Corey Burton, from Closet Cases of the Nerd Kind. Theodor Seuss Geisel, also known as Dr. Seuss, is one of the most beloved children’s book authors and illustrators of all time. From The Cat in the Hat to Oh, the Places You’ll Go! his iconic characters, stories, and art style have been a lasting influence on generations of children and adults. Hundreds of millions of copies of his books have found their way into homes and hearts around the world. 4. The Ology of Isms: A Nigerian Twist on The Emperor’s New Clothes By Emmanuel Adeleye, adapted from a story by Hans Christian Anderson Performed by Joe Bevilacqua, Emmanuel Adeleye, Peter Cummings, and James Cronin Emmanuel Adeleye was born in Nigeria in 1961. After graduating high school, he worked with the Nigerian Television Authority and with the Federation Radio Corporation of Nigeria as a playwright, actor, and artist. He then came to the United States, where he studied theater at Kean College (now Kean University) in Union, New Jersey. In 1981 he teamed with Joe Bevilacqua to produce his first radio play ever presented in the United States. The Ology of Isms first aired on WKNJ Radio and later Sirius-XM Satellite Radio. 5. Trouble in Simuland: A Joe Bev Audio Theater By Charlie Morrow Performed by Joe Bevilacqua, Charlie Morrow, Lorie Kellogg, and Vivian Strauss This comic futuristic nightmare finds Ned Nardly using his new theme park for his own evil purposes. Featuring a full cast, produced with sound effects and music by veteran award-winning radio theater producer Joe Bevilacqua, and written and directed by Charlie Morrow, this radio play originally aired as part of WBAI Radio’s 99.5% Perfect Players. It has since aired on NPR, Sirius-XM Radio, and other radio stations and podcasts worldwide. A bonus segment includes episode one of Joe Bev’s Willoughby and the Professor. Joe Bevilacqua has been producing radio since 1971, when he was twelve years old. In 2012 he signed an exclusive distribution deal with Blackstone Audio for his more than forty years of audio work. He is releasing hundreds of hours of audio documentaries, comedies, dramas, autobiographies, and more. Not content to hide behind his microphone, Bevilacqua will be seen acting in the upcoming feature films The Green Blade Rises directed A. J. Edwards, The Fly Room directed by Alexis Gambis, Cold in July directed by Jim Mickle, and Hits directed by David Cross.

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Summary

Summary

This collection from husband-wife team Joe Bevilacqua and Lorie Kellogg includes five audio programs—over six hours of audio entertainment!

1. A Waterlogg Double Feature: The Joe Bev Holiday Treat and The Camp Waterlogg Summer Freeze Special: Stinky in Winterland

Written by Joe Bevilacqua and Lorie Kellogg
Produced and directed by Joe Bevilacqua
Music performed by Carla Rozman and the Napanoch “No Pants” Pops
Featuring the improvisations of Liquid Comedy: Joe Bevilacqua, Lorie Kellogg, Cousin Kenny Savoy, Jim Folly, and Tom Giannazzo

The Joe Bev Holiday Treat is a joyful and surprising one-hour compilation of Christmas themed stories—some true, some fictional—hosted by veteran public radio producer Joe Bevilacqua.

The stories included are “Sleepy Santa,” “The Christmas I Saved Macy’s,” “Sherlock Holmes’ Creepy Christmas in Scotland,” “A Rockabilly Christmas,” and “Willoughby and the Professor Spend Christmas in the Middle East.”

The Camp Waterlogg Summer Freeze Special: Stinky in Winterland is The Wizard of Oz meets The Little Rascals when a freak summer blizzard hits Camp Waterlogg, leaving poor arts and crafts counselor Olive Pitts, Sgt. Left, Chef Ron, Rasta-Lasta (the new music instructor), and twenty-seven camp kids trapped in the Abner Bibberman Memorial Barn.

In act one, Olive tries to teach the kids some songs, Sgt. Lefty takes the kids on an “indoor” hike, Stinky has a crush on Rasta-Lasta, and the kids are caught “singing” in the latrine. In act two, the bored camp kids make up a musical fairy tale: Stinky in Winterland, with our hero saving the camp from the evil Iceman, with the help of Chippy the Chipmunk, Carla the Hummingbird, and the Wizard of Lunch.

Cast:

Stinky: Cousin Kenny Savoy
Squeaky: Lorie Kellogg
Little Jimmy: Jim Folly
Lil’ Orphan Andy: Joe Bevilacqua
Olive Pitts: Lorie Kellogg
Sgt. Lefty: Joe Bevilacqua
Rasta Lasta: Carla Rozman
Carla the Hummingbird: Carla Rozman
Chef Ron Drysdale: The Wizard of Lunch: Jim Folly
Ralph the Woodcutter: Tom Giannazzo
Edward the Candle-Maker: Tom Giannazzo
The Iceman: Joe Bevilacqua
Announcer: Joe Bevilacqua

2. The Adventures of Tea Man: More of The Best of the Comedy-O-Rama Hour, Vol. 5

Like a Jay Ward cartoon in audio, The Adventures of Tea Man is a hilarious, wacky collection of radio theater, written and performed by Mitchell Pearson and the DQD Theater of Philadelphia, and produced by Joe Bevilacqua.

Joe Bevilacqua, also known as Joe Bev, is primarily known as a radio theater dramatist. However, his career has taken him into every aspect of show business, including stage, film, and television, as a producer, director, writer, actor, and even cartoonist. His audio work is heard on NPR, Sirius-XM, and other radio stations and podcasts around the world.

3. The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins: A Radio Adaptation from the Voice of Yogi Bear!

By Dr. Seuss and Daws Butler
Performed by Daws Butler, Don Butler, Chas Butler, and Joe Bevilacqua

This is a never-before-released recording of a Dr. Seuss story, dramatized for radio and directed by Daws Butler, performed by Daws Butler and his sons Chas and Don. The radio play was produced by veteran award-winning producer Joe Bevilacqua, who talks with Daws’ sons before the play.

Daws Butler was the master of voice. His was the voice behind most of the classic Hanna-Barbera characters: Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, Quickdraw McGraw, Elroy Jetson, and a hundred others. He also originated the vocal character of Cap’n Crunch and other famous Jay Ward cartoon characters. His significant work with Stan Freberg in the 1950s on The Stan Freberg Show and multimillion-selling records such as “St. George and the Dragonet” are still held in reverence today. He also ran a voice acting workshop for many years. Among his many successful students are Nancy Cartwright, the voice of Bart Simpson, and Corey Burton, from Closet Cases of the Nerd Kind.

Theodor Seuss Geisel, also known as Dr. Seuss, is one of the most beloved children’s book authors and illustrators of all time. From The Cat in the Hat to Oh, the Places You’ll Go! his iconic characters, stories, and art style have been a lasting influence on generations of children and adults. Hundreds of millions of copies of his books have found their way into homes and hearts around the world.

4. The Ology of Isms: A Nigerian Twist on The Emperor’s New Clothes

By Emmanuel Adeleye, adapted from a story by Hans Christian Anderson
Performed by Joe Bevilacqua, Emmanuel Adeleye, Peter Cummings, and James Cronin

Emmanuel Adeleye was born in Nigeria in 1961. After graduating high school, he worked with the Nigerian Television Authority and with the Federation Radio Corporation of Nigeria as a playwright, actor, and artist. He then came to the United States, where he studied theater at Kean College (now Kean University) in Union, New Jersey. In 1981 he teamed with Joe Bevilacqua to produce his first radio play ever presented in the United States. The Ology of Isms first aired on WKNJ Radio and later Sirius-XM Satellite Radio.

5. Trouble in Simuland: A Joe Bev Audio Theater

By Charlie Morrow
Performed by Joe Bevilacqua, Charlie Morrow, Lorie Kellogg, and Vivian Strauss

This comic futuristic nightmare finds Ned Nardly using his new theme park for his own evil purposes. Featuring a full cast, produced with sound effects and music by veteran award-winning radio theater producer Joe Bevilacqua, and written and directed by Charlie Morrow, this radio play originally aired as part of WBAI Radio’s 99.5% Perfect Players. It has since aired on NPR, Sirius-XM Radio, and other radio stations and podcasts worldwide. A bonus segment includes episode one of Joe Bev’s Willoughby and the Professor.

Joe Bevilacqua has been producing radio since 1971, when he was twelve years old. In 2012 he signed an exclusive distribution deal with Blackstone Audio for his more than forty years of audio work. He is releasing hundreds of hours of audio documentaries, comedies, dramas, autobiographies, and more. Not content to hide behind his microphone, Bevilacqua will be seen acting in the upcoming feature films The Green Blade Rises directed A. J. Edwards, The Fly Room directed by Alexis Gambis, Cold in July directed by Jim Mickle, and Hits directed by David Cross.

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“Great parodies of old-time radio icons, classic moments with legendary comedians, and wonderful voice-acting, The Comedy-O-Rama Hour picks up where great radio comedy left off decades ago. Heck, it’s even produced in the Borscht Belt.” Steve Karesh, Sirius-XM Satellite Radio

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Humor
Runtime: 5.93
Audience: Adult
Edition: English