Laughing Gas Presents a special "six degrees improv" tribute to birthday-boy Kevin Bacon Saturday July 8th
June 30, 2006 Entertainment News(PRLEAP.COM) Director Gerald Owens and cast members James Carrey, Todd Rice, Ethan Smith, and Valerie Zach all have a "Kevin Bacon score" of 2. Owens appeared in the soon to be released Lonely Hearts with John Doman who was in Mystic River with Kevin Bacon. Carrey appeared in Thanks to Gravity with Sean Astin who was in White Water Summer with Kevin Bacon. Rice appeared uncredited in the Fugitive with Tommy Lee Jones who was in JFK with Kevin Bacon. Ethan Smith and Valerie Zach were in Natale a Miami with Marc Macaulay who was in Wild Things with Kevin Bacon.
"I appear in a lot of independent features down here," said Rice. "I'm not sure how to break it to everyone I work with that they are now a '3'!"
Information on the Kevin Bacon scoring system is available from the "Oracle of Bacon" from the University of Virginia at www.oracleofbacon.org.
"Sadly, I haven't appeared on camera with any of the other Laughing Gassers yet," continued Rice. "But thanks to Kevin Bacon, we're all still connected. With most everyone else in the cast, our score for each other is a '4'."
The evening will also feature a birthday card to Kevin Bacon that will be passed around the audience with everyone signing it one further step away from Kevin Bacon.
Laughing Gas provides family-friendly laughter, this week providing a link for everyone in the audience to Kevin Bacon. Over the past year, Laughing Gas, South Florida's leader in topical and satirical comedy, has performed shows taking on holidays, the Academy Awards, movie and TV events, and performed benefits for several major charities. This has earned Laughing Gas a reputation as a comedic force in South Florida.
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Laughing Gas is South Florida's longest-running professional improv theater company and can be seen on Friday and Saturday nights at the Main Street Playhouse, located at 6766 Main Street in Miami Lakes. Curtain time is 11:00 PM, and admission is $10. There is never an age restriction or a drink minimum. For reservations, call 305-461-1161. Visit the home page at www.LaughingGasImprov.com.
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