A multi media comedy production: A TV shows cast & crew improvise what it takes to create Upton Abbey, an American TV show set in 1917.
Inside The Box: 'Upton Abbey' is a monthly stage show that brings comedians, writers, actors and filmmakers together to create an original 4 part TV show that appears on stage (as a film) sandwiched between 2 improvisation sets by the cast and crew of the Upton Abbey TV show. Every 4-6 months the Inside The box crew will come up with a brand new TV show to parody or Spin off.
The show begins in modern times with the "stage crew" (improvisers) prepping the stage for the Upton Abbey film shoot. Then be transported back in time to 1914 through our filmed episodes and then plunged back into the present with the people who create Upton Abbey, the TV show. Finally the show ends with the "stage crew" of Upton Abbey breaking down the set on stage through improvisation.
American Manors, Monocles, servants from England, what more could you ask for. Thanks for watching our Kickstarter video we really appreciate all of you.
Most of the people involved in this show are from the comedy world ie. Upright Citizens Brigade, Improv Boston, Second City, Improv Olympics and PIT.
The first 8 minutes of the show is modern day Film crew walking around the "back" stage getting it ready for the shoot, this will be improvisation. Then the next 6-7 minutes will be an episode of Upton Abbey, that is on the same stage on a screen pre shot and edited. Following that is the post on stage crew and some film cast once again doing improvisation of breaking down the set of Upton Abbey.
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Your name or any name you want in the credits of the TV show Upton Abbey. This is something that will appear in every show we do. Have some fun with this if you want to be listed as a cat then consider it done.Estimated delivery:
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Reward mentioned above and a private link to all the Upton Abbey TV show segments that we use in our show.Estimated delivery:
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All of the rewards listed above plus a reserved seat with a fancy name tag on it and a free ticket to see our first show in NYC. If you can't make our first show come the following month and still get the royal treatment. Also a private link to all Upton Abbey TV show segments used in our show. These will only be available to people who come see the live show and you.Estimated delivery:
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All of the rewards mentioned plus a DVD of all the Upton Abbey segments we use in our show. Also a voice message from one of our cast members saying something historical and hilarious in a slight british accent.Estimated delivery:
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A cameo in one of the Upton Abbey segments. Come spend the day with the cast and crew in a fancy manor and wear some outfit from the early 1900's that we will provide for you. Maybe you'll be a servant maybe a duke or duchess.Estimated delivery:
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All of the rewards mentioned above plus an extended role in the Upton Abbey filmed segments or a live on stage improvised role as a crew member in one of our monthly shows (your choice). Plus one rehearsal with the cast before the show you will be in.Estimated delivery:
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Add a story line, character or idea to the season finale of Upton Abbey. In the 4th episode of the series you can tell us what happens to an already established character or one you would want to see pop up in the show. Maybe you just want to see one of the servants in a molasses flood. Also the royal treatment at all 4 of our shows with free tickets to each one.Estimated delivery:
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Executive Producer Credit for the filmed segments. Spend the day in one of our improvisation rehearsals with the cast. A 3 hour free rehearsal for any project you may be working on with Christian Capozzoli and Amey Goerlich. This could be as simple as reading and giving notes on a writers packet or editing a sketch you've been sitting on for ages. Imagine it and we will do it.Estimated delivery:
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Executive Producer Credit, and YOU get to pitch the next genre we use for INSIDE THE BOX after upton abbeys season is over. Also you will get a 1 to 3 vote for what the cast and crew will do as our next TV genre filmed segments.Estimated delivery:
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