Tuesday, April 17, 2012

New "Abbott & Costello in the Catskills" released by Audible, Amazon and iTunes



Abbott & Costello in the Catskills: An Authentic Recreation of a 1930s Borscht Belt Variety Show, Recorded Before a Live Audience in the Catskills

Length: 58 minutes


This audio title is an authentic recreation of a 1930s Borscht Belt variety show,  recorded before a live audience in the Catskills.

"Abbott & Costello in the Catskills" 
 on Amazon

Waterlogg Produced has released it's 24th audio title: "Abbott & Costello in the Catskills," an authentic recreation of a 1930s Borscht Belt variety show, recorded before a live audience in the Catskills.

The musical comedy hour is available online at Amazon, iTunes, and Audible for Kindle, Blackberry, Android, iPhone, iPod or iPad download, or CD purchase or rental. 

"Abbott & Costello in the Catskills" can be purchased at: http://www.audible.com/pd/ref=sr_2_2?asin=B007URX5EY&qid=1334672966&sr=2-2

In this New Oldtime Radio Hour, Lou Costello (Bob Greenberg) follows Bud Abbott (Joe Bevilacqua) to the Catskills when Abbott is hired as sole Master of Ceremonies of a  Borscht Belt variety show. Meanwhile, guest stars George Burns and Cab Calloway miss their train forcing Abbott to sing and dance in their place! Guest stars who do show up include Gracie Allen (Lorie Kellogg), Harpo Marx (Kenny Savoy), Ruth Waters (DeLois House), and Sophie Tucker, Last of the Red Hot Mamas (Teri Paris).

Musical numbers are performed by Ukulele Elaine & The Hurleyville Ukulele Orchestra, Banjo Steve Levine, and Leon Sandow & His Columbia Captivators: Leon Hilfstein (Piano), Buddy Allen (Saxophone) and Bill Margargle (Drums).

Comedy sketches performed include: "Lambchops"
 (Bud Abbott & Gracie Allen)
"Who's on First?" (Bud Abbott & Lou Costello)
Comedy sketches performed include: "Lambchops" (Bud Abbott & Gracie Allen) and "Who's on First?" (Bud Abbott & Lou Costello)

During the curtain call, Bud Abbott sings Minnie the Moocher.
The show's line-up is as follows:
   MC: Bud Abbott - Joe Bevilacqua
   Lou Costello – Bob Greenberg
   Harpo Marx – Kenny Savoy
   Ukulele Elaine & The Hurleyville Ukulele Orchestra
   Ruth Waters – DeLois (Cookie) House
   Lambchops (Bud Abbott & Gracie Allen)
   Joe Bevilacqua – Bud Abbott
   Lorie Kellogg – Gracie Allen
   Banjo Steve – Steve Levine
   Lou Costello's Act – Bob Greenberg
   Who's on First? (Bud Abbott & Lou Costello)
   Joe Bevilacqua – Bud Abbott
   Bob Greenberg  – Lou Costello
   Sophie Tucker  –  Last of the Red Hot Mama’s - Teri Paris
   Curtain Call - Bud Abbott  (Joe Bevilacqua)
             sings  Minnie the Moocher


   House Band - Leon Sandow & His Columbia Captivators
   Piano – Leon Hilfstein
   Drums – Bill Margargle
   Sax – Buddy Allen

More about the special:

A video promo for the show
Bud, Lou and Harpo



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Joe Bevilacqua is the Producer of The Comedy-O-Rama Hour
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Waterlogg Productions is a multi-media entertainment company founded by husband and wife team Joe Bevilacqua & Lorie Kellogg.

Their combined talents spanning over 40 years have garnered many awards in radio.
In 2009 Waterlogg Production ventured into the world of audio books and in 2011 video.

In 2010 Joe Bevilacqua signed a new deal with Audible to distribute all of his audio books including radio drama, science fiction, documentary, comedy and biography.
In 2011 Joe signed a deal with Sirius/XM [[Sirius XM Radio]] to broadcast his work on the Book radio Ch. 80. iPhone game out Christmas 2011 Joe Bevilacqua voiced Commander Crumpet for the Bob Camp co-founder of and director for Ren & Stimpy [Spümcø] designed iPhone game Tanks of Fury produced by Iversoft.

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