FARMINGTON — Western Maine comedians Teachers Lounge Mafia will present “Stale Milk & Sour Cookies IV,” a weekend of irreverent holiday improv, on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2-3.

For the past three years, Teachers Lounge Mafia has welcomed in the spirits of commercialism, family stress and eggnog with its own peculiar brand of improv and sketch comedy.

“Stale Milk & Sour Cookies” is more than a tradition for TLM. It marks the fourth anniversary of the founding of the group that has raised funds for disaster relief, medical research and other charitable causes.

This year, all proceeds will go to Western Maine Community Action’s LIHEAP heating program.

Making up Teachers Lounge Mafia are local comic actors Jeff Bailey, Natalie Simmons, Alex Kreitzman, Gavin Pickering, Emily Pottle, Dan Ryder and Kyla Wheeler.

The improv troupes takes inspiration from “Saturday Night Live,” “Upright Citizens Brigade,” “Whose Line Is It Anyway?,” “The State,” the writings of Dr. Seuss and Gene Autry as well as its own twisted comic stylings.

The show, which has mature content, will be at 7:30 p.m. in Roberts Learning Center’s Lincoln Auditorium on the University of Maine at Farmington campus. Suggested donation: $5. For more information, visit www.teachersloungemafiaimprov.com or call 578-0357.

Teachers Lounge Mafia will bring its irreverant holiday show, “Stale Milk & Sour Cookies,” to the University of Maine at Farmington camput on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2-3. Donations will benefit Western Maine Community Action’s LIHEAP. Comic actors, from left, are Kyla Wheeler, Dan Ryder, Natalie Simmons, Jeff Bailey, Gavin Pickering and Emily Pottle.


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