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==Cast==
 
==Cast==
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[[Sarah Burns]], [[Brett Christensen]], [[Angeliki George]], [[Bobby Moynihan]], [[Lennon Parham]],  [[Risa Sang-urai]], [[Erik Tanouye]], [[Zach Woods]]
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*[[Charlie Sanders]] replaced Bobby when Bobby joined [[The Stepfathers.]]
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*[[Gavin Speiller]] replaced Brett when he moved to L.A.
  
[[Sarah Burns]], [[Angeliki George]], [[Lennon Parham]], [[Charlie Sanders]], [[Risa Sang-urai]], [[Gavin Speiller]], [[Erik Tanouye]], [[Zach Woods]]
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==History==
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The Shoves used to be [[Dillinger]], one of the most respected and popular Harold teams of the time. But when [[Anthony King]] and [[Joe Wengert]] left to join/form [[Reuben Williams]] the remaining members chose to start over with a new name, as well as two new members, Bobby Moynihan and Angeliki George (who had been on [[Police Chief Rumble]].
  
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Dillinger had left such a good run that there at least a perceived pressure for The Shoves to live up to it. After a brief transition period, they also became one of the top teams on Harold Night. They seemed a notch less silly than Dillinger but were far more innovative with giving their shows a theme and bending Harold to be a form that suited the suggestion. Part of this was from the influence of their long-time coach [[Peter Gwinn]].
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Among memorable Shoves shows:
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==Signature==
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*The Shoves for a period wore brightly-colored shirts and entered the stage doing cartwheels.
  
 
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Revision as of 17:07, 17 October 2008

The Shoves was a New York City based Harold Team at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. They performed from November 9, 2004 to March 28, 2006.

Cast

Sarah Burns, Brett Christensen, Angeliki George, Bobby Moynihan, Lennon Parham, Risa Sang-urai, Erik Tanouye, Zach Woods

History

The Shoves used to be Dillinger, one of the most respected and popular Harold teams of the time. But when Anthony King and Joe Wengert left to join/form Reuben Williams the remaining members chose to start over with a new name, as well as two new members, Bobby Moynihan and Angeliki George (who had been on Police Chief Rumble.

Dillinger had left such a good run that there at least a perceived pressure for The Shoves to live up to it. After a brief transition period, they also became one of the top teams on Harold Night. They seemed a notch less silly than Dillinger but were far more innovative with giving their shows a theme and bending Harold to be a form that suited the suggestion. Part of this was from the influence of their long-time coach Peter Gwinn.

Among memorable Shoves shows:

Signature

  • The Shoves for a period wore brightly-colored shirts and entered the stage doing cartwheels.