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  • A look at the early career of 2015 Golden Globe Winner Jill Soloway

    A look at the early career of 2015 Golden Globe Winner Jill Soloway

    Everybody gets started somewhere, and for a lot of comedic actors and producers, that place is and has been Chicago’s improv comedy scene. In this video, we look back at a time when Jill Soloway (creator of Transparent, which just won the 2015 Golden Globe for Best Television Musical or Comedy and writer for Grey’s Anatomy and Six Feet Under), Jane Lynch (now well known as one of the regular actors in the Christopher Guest mockumentaries and for her role on … Continue reading

  • Jane Lynch and Andy Richter in The Real Live Brady Bunch, 1991

    Jane Lynch and Andy Richter in The Real Live Brady Bunch, 1991

    Everybody gets their start somewhere, and for a lot of comedic actors, that place is and has been Chicago’s improv comedy scene. In this video, we look back at a time when Jane Lynch (now well known as one of the regular actors in the Christopher Guest mockumentaries and for her role on Glee) and Andy Richter (comedian and Conan O’Brien sidekick) were relative unknowns, playing the roles of Carol and Mike Brady in Annoyance Theatre’s production of The Real … Continue reading

  • [The 90’s raw: Real Live Brady Bunch]

    [The 90’s raw: Real Live Brady Bunch]

    Layoff of raw footage for The 90’s. Skip Blumberg interviews cast and crew for the New York production of “The Real Live Brady Bunch Game Show.” Several scene rehearsals are recorded, too. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s raw: Soloways, Julie Wilson, Brady, Brady belt]

    [The 90’s raw: Soloways, Julie Wilson, Brady, Brady belt]

    Camera original footage shot for The 90’s. This video spends the majority of its time at a theater preparing for a production of the play adaptation of The Brady Bunch, where the filmmaker speaks with the directors and actors. Most of the rest of the tape concerns the filmmaker, Blumberg, speaking with a woman, Julie Wilson, about nostalgia and the 90s for the show he is taping for (The 90s). Continue reading