HA! S5E9…
The Return Of Martia Larts
With Special Guest Weigh Newton

Martia Larts pays us a return visit and as a special treat, he’s brought along his planet’s premiere entertainer, the renowned weight-guesser… Weigh Newton.

This Episode’s Guest Improviser

Bill Arnett as Martia Larts and Chris George as Weigh Newton

Bill Arnett, founder of the Chicago Improv Studio and author of The Complete Improviser, is known as a good-natured teacher with an empowering approach to improv. He started improvising at the University of Florida in 1992 before moving to Chicago in 1998. He has been a part of several acclaimed ensembles including People of Earth, Maximum Party Zone and 3033. After 12 years of teaching at the iO Theater and 18 months as the Training Center Director Bill left to start the Chicago Improv Studio, a stage-focused training and performance company that takes a non-traditional approach to improv.

Chris George is an actor, improviser, and chemist from Chicago, IL. He has starred in the webseries “Coffee Shop Squatters” as Tim, and on stage as Bottom (A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Antipholus of Ephesus (Comedy of Errors), Birowne (Love’s Labour’s Lost), and Banquo (Macbeth). He is the playwright of “Weekend at Macbeth’s”, a Shakespearean mashup with “Weekend at Bernie’s”, and the faux-improv farce, “Fakespeare”. He has toured the festival circuit with his one-person movie dubbing/lampooning show “I Am the Show”.

Producers: Mike Gorgone & Bran Peacock
Post-Production Coordination: Mike Gorgone & Bran Peacock
Editor: Mike Gorgone
HA! Logo: Mike Gorgone
Music: “Ben Sound Actionable” and “Ben Sound Sexy” from bensound.com
Sound effects:
Power Up 1 and TOS Communications Static 1 – from trekcore.org
Computer Heart 2 – from freesound.org
Restaurant background and Jazz background – unknown

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