“In The Doghouse” featuring Hal Karp

Theme: “In the Doghouse”
Storyteller: Hal Karp

Hal Karp took the audience on a wild, revenge-fueled adventure that resulted in the cops showing up on his doorstep accusing him of assault — by yogurt! Hal gave a poignant message about dealing with bullying, summing his experience up with a bit of wisdom: “The bird doesn’t poop on your car, the bird just poops.”

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“In The Doghouse” featuring Christie Wallace

Theme: “In the Doghouse”
Storyteller: Christie Wallace

Christie Wallace is a performer and instructor at Dallas Comedy House in Deep Ellum. She also works for the popular web comic Cyanide & Happiness. When she’s not making people laugh, she also enjoys spending time with her three dogs, a cat and a fiancé. She melted hearts when she took the Oral Fixation stage to share the touching tale of rescuing her pit bull, Kate.

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“In The Doghouse” featuring Pollo Corral

Theme: “In the Doghouse”
Storyteller: Pollo Corral

In one of the most intense Oral Fixation tales of all time, Pollo Corral brought the room to complete silence, taking the audience inside the back of a van, as he was kidnapped by the Mexican cartel after a drug-deal-gone-bad. With his story of torture and redemption, he hails himself as proof that second chances exist.

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“In The Doghouse” featuring Jim Kuenzer

Theme: “In the Doghouse”
Storyteller: Jim Kuenzer

Funnyman Jim Kuenzer had the audience in stitches with some of the middle school comedy material that got him into some trouble with the teachers. His unfortunate encounter with corporal punishment lead him to find a new freedom in performance.

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“In The Doghouse” featuring Cathy Hutchison

Theme: “In the Doghouse”
Storyteller: Cathy Hutchison

A rule follower of the highest order, Cathy Hutchison, preaches the gospel of saying “no” every once in awhile. Cathy’s smile lit up the stage, fitting her story about how taking charge of your own life choices can lead to brighter days.

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“In The Doghouse” featuring Wayne Applebaum

Theme: “In the Doghouse”
Storyteller: Waye Applebaum

Fresh off of his “Push the Envelope” appearance last month, Wayne Applebaum returned with his hilarious deadpan delivery to highlight how becoming a new father turned an otherwise sane man into a “major loon.”

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“In The Doghouse” featuring Allison Hatfield

Theme: “In the Doghouse”
Storyteller: Allison Hatfield

Veteran storyteller, Allison Hatfield, opened the show with a bang, sharing a story about her online dating approach to finding the dog of her dreams. She finds “puppy love” south of the border in Mexico in her “fluffer-nutter,” Peluso.

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It’s Showtime!

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Dallas’ super-hot live storytelling series for adults returns tonight with the second show of its 5th Season at the stunning Dallas City Performance Hall in the heart of the Arts District. This moth’s “In The Doghouse,” theme provided some of our most laugh-out-loud stories to date, and you’ll surely want to be there when we really start hitting our stride.

THE SHOW:
Oral Fixation’s fifth season, continues with a “wild, “In The Doghouse”-themed show. There, seven Dallasites will explore both the literal and the figurative meanings of being “In The Doghouse,” from tales of childhood hijinks and tug-at-your-heart dog adoption stories, to one incredible true life tale about a drug dealer who gets kidnapped and tortured by cartel henchmen for 40 days in a Juarez safe house. Needless to say, this 80-minute evening is not to be missed!

THE VENUE:
Have you ever been to our new venue Dallas City Performance Hall?  It is simply amazing. Located at 2520 Flora Street, Dallas, TX 75201, the venue is situated between the Wyly Theatre and One Arts Plaza, across the street from Booker T. Washington High School in the heart of the Arts District.  From the comfortable built-in movie theatre-style seating to the fact you can bring your alcoholic beverages into the theatre to its state of the art lights, video and sound capabilities, it is going to rock your world! Valet and self-parking is available at One Arts Plaza, surface lots on Ross Avenue or park free at a meter on Ross. Surrounding dining options before the shows include Lark on the Park, Proof + Pantry, Savor and Stephen Pyles. You’re going to want to make a habit of catching up with friends at our shows and hitting the town.

JOIN THE FUN:
Flex passes and $25 individual tickets can be purchased at the door, by phone at (888) 454-4353, or online through Prekindle. Group and student discounts are available. Students show their ID at the door for $15 tickets.

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