“Awkward Moments” is a monthly column that asks comedians, “what do you do when…” In this installment, member of the N Crowd Mike Connor tells all about being sick during a show. (Not for the faint of heart, mind, stomach or….sphincter.)
“You’re hosting the first half of the show tonight, Mike. I’m hosting the second,” Ben said handing me the set list for that Friday night’s N Crowd performance, “Are you okay? You look a little pale.”
“Just tired,” I said. It’d been a long week at work and I’d been feeling run down all day.
The audience settled into their seats and I introduced the N Crowd. They rushed onstage and the show began. As the host of a short-form show, my job was to stand and greet the audience, then stand and explain the games, then stand and watch the performers. In other words, it involved a lot of standing. About halfway through my stint as host, my legs grew sore. I found myself leaning against the wall to give my tired muscles a little rest. Standing was becoming increasingly difficult. But the ache didn’t stop there.
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Photo courtesy of The N Crowd
Photographer: Katie Reing
Pictured: BJ Ellis, Mike Connor, Brendan Norton
The N Crowd is a short form improv comedy troupe that performs every Friday in Philadelphia. Founded in 2005, The N Crowd has performed over 400 times in the Philadelphia area… including appearances at the Philadelphia Improv Festival, Bethlehem First Night on New Years Eve, and the Philly Fringe Festival. Every week, The N Crowd produces around 80 minutes of completely unscripted comedy. Every show is different and and every show is filled with hilarity. Tickets are available at http://www.phillyncrowd.com/.
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