Trudy Carmichael Presents
The Improvised One-Woman Show!
Join fictional Las Vegas lounge legend, Trudy Carmichael (Robin Rothman), "Frankie Keys" (Frank Spitznagel) desperately tickling the ivories and over-the-top host, Shane Taymor (Sean Taylor) for an entirely improvised event featuring original songs, starry-eyed anecdotes, and stratospheric high notes – created ON THE SPOT based on YOUR suggestions via live comments from the comfort of your own homes, apartments or RVs!
"Trudy Carmichael (Robin Rothman) is now on my Olympic Pantheon of Improvers. Not only is she improvising a full one woman show she’s creating full songs with the help of Frankie Keys (played by Frank Spitznagel). When you think of improv you normally think funny but this was absolutely hilarious. A lot of the humor comes from Rothman’s quick wit. More often than not it came from her complete dedication to her character."
- The Young-Howse Theater Journal
“Trudy” can deftly transform “Bananas by the Cabana” into a quasi-Caribbean near-samba. The Lonely Lumberjack” chopping along, builds sexual tension. “Bling Bling, Love That Ring,” a comment on her bejeweled hands, becomes a very-Dolly-Parton country-pop tune. It doesn’t matter what you throw at her, she knocks it out of the park.” - (Fresno Rogue Festival) - Kings River Life Magazine
"Trudy Carmichael is a legend. Generations of musical improvisers have striven to emulate her rhyme schemes, her clever turns of phrase, and her sultry voice- but no one has tried to follow her wild lifestyle, because they would surely die. Slightly less wild but no less talented is her actress, Robin Rothman, who has been touring the NYC stages for more than a decade. Don’t miss it!" - Meshblog.com
"Robin Rothman as Trudy Carmichael is just full of humor, light, and energy." - LocalTheaterNY.com
"Coming to you live from her stylish Las Vegas living room, Trudy Carmichael (aka Robin Rothman) is a gifted musical improviser, which is one of the most impressive skills." - Cherryandspoon.com
Trudy Carmichael Presents The Improvised One-Woman Show has received critical acclaim at dozens of comedy and Cabaret venues including The Duplex, Sid Gold's, The Kraine in NYC, and Majestic Repertory Theater in Las Vegas and is an official selection of SOLOCOM, (People's Improv Theater, NYC,) Providence Improv Festival, Third Coast Improv Festival (Nashville, TN), Alaska Improv Festival, Impro Amsterdam, Downtown Las Vegas Improv Festival, LIT Fest (DC), We The People Improv Festival (Philadelphia) The 20th Annual Del Close Marathon (UCB NY), The New York International Fringe Festival, Baltimore Improv Festival, Steel City Improv Festival (Pittsburgh), Impro En Seine (Paris), Out of Bounds Comedy Festival (Austin, TX), Chicago Musical Improv Festival (iO Chicago), The Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2020 (deferred), The (Virtual) New York Musical Improv Festival, Women In Comedy Festival (Boston), Minnesota Fringe Virtual Festival, FringeLiveStrem Series, Edinburgh Horror Festival, Virtual Rogue Festival (Fresno), Pittsburgh (Virtual) Fringe (Winner: Best Comedic Performer), and The (Virtual) Edinburgh Festival Fringe.