Not Your Mother’s Black Box – Dog Days of Summer

Special Event

Authors/Playwrights: Various

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Opening Date: 08/23/2014
Closing Date: 08/23/2014

Performance Times:

One Night Only!
Saturday August 23rd 2014 - 8:00pm
Come early for wine and cheese before the show!

Ticket Prices:

All seats - $15 Adult/Senior/Student
No Group Rates or Discounts are available

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Show Description:

Join us for a night of comedy and music at The Villagers Theater. Stand-up comedy performances by various artists. Warning – this is Not Your [family friendly] Mother’s Black Box show!

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Your Host: Dan Bocchino

has been performing stand-up, sketch, and improv comedy in various forms for over 10 years. What began as a 5 minute open mic spot in the back room of a small bar in Bloomfield, NJ has blossomed into 10 minute spots in clubs just outside of Bloomfield, NJ.

He has performed at clubs across NJ, NYC, and Boston.

In addition to his solo stand-up work, Dan was a founding member of the Boston, MA sketch comedy troupe Slow Children at Play and a former member of the Montclair, NJ improv group Lunatic Fringe.

He is also an avid playwright, having written and produced one-act shows at festivals in both New York City and New Jersey. Dan currently resides in New Jersey with his wife, son, and middle-aged Shih Tzu.

Jessica Sager

is a reluctant New York City comedian and road warrior who enjoys pie, whiskey, action movies, Street Fighter and naps. She’s a featured contributor and humor writer for numerous outlets, including the New York Post, because she’s accustomed to being told to keep her day job.






Alex Csedrik

has been a stand-up comic since 2011. He’s performed all over the tri-state area and was selected to participate in the 2013 Cape May Comedy Festival and 2014 Black Box Festival in Atlanta, GA.

He hosts and produces WOW Comedy every third Wednesday of the month at The Shannon in Hoboken, NJ and every first Saturday of the month at The Brightside Tavern in Jersey City, NJ. Alex was awarded his MFA in Creative Writing Fiction from Fairleigh Dickinson University.


Grant Gordon

is an NYC-based comedian and writer. He is a regular at the major clubs in NY and co-hosts the popular weekly alt show Sack Magic in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. He performs at clubs and colleges across the nation, and for his cat at home.




The Mike and Brian Project

is the latest collaboration between long-time friends and musical partners Mike Saulnier and Brian Clayton. The acoustic duo features a guitarist (Mike) and a lead vocalist/percussionist (Brian) performing popular cover tunes from the last five decades

Having met in college in the early nineties, Mike and Brian have been performing together in a variety of formats for more than 20 years. In stage performances, vocal ensembles, full bands, and their current duo, they have entertained crowds throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania with their harmonious voices and skilled musicianship.