That's funny. You didn't sound black on the phone.

comedy · big guns big tobacco · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States

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June 01, 2011

That's funny. You didn't sound black on the phone.

For Immediate Release:
“That’s funny. You didn’t sound black on the phone.” at the Hollywood Fringe Festival
A comedic cage match pitting race against class.
Media Contact: Greg Zenon [email protected] 212-380-8582
Hollywood, CA (June 1, 2011): 2010 Best Comedy Nominee “That’s funny. You didn’t sound black on the phone.” returns to the Hollywood Fringe Festival, June 16-26. NYC Comedian and screenwriter Jacquetta Szathmari spins the comedic tale of a non-conformist black girl in rural Maryland who almost “gives up on black people”, discovers the Official Preppy Handbook, and flees to boarding school with dreams of being upper class and Jesus-free in Connecticut. Lauded by LA Weekly Critic Paul Birchall as “crackingly smart, funny, philosophical and often politically incorrect”, Szathmari’s act is a witty, acerbic, and candid commentary on race/class relations and the failures of modern society as observed by a skeptical young girl. For...

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