Who Am I?Seattle-based actor, editor, filmmaker, performance artist, puppeteer, and Rocketman.
Contact me at: benlau at gmail.com
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Evan Peterson and I were tasked with doing a “show within a show” so we did “Awesome and Weird with Montgomery Emmett.” I was Montgomery and told a monologue about an apocalyptic pig demon. Keefee Nicks sang a one minute song. Evan read a monologue summarizing Game of Thrones, without … Continue reading
January 2019 marked the first Prime-Time Spin the Bottle. Acts that performed that night included sketch comedy group Crackfics Live, solo performer Brian McGuigan, musician Jesse Calixto, and films by Good Game and “The Art of the Box Office” from Annex Theatre, and finally smut from Catherine Blake Smith.
Spin the Bottle’s reign of “longest running late night cabaret” came to a close in December of 2018 when market economics and audience apathy regarding the Capitol Hill neighborhood forced the Annex community to stop doing late night shows in its current space. So we held a funeral. Some familiar … Continue reading