CAST

Scott Adsit

Scott Adsit was raised in Chicago, where he won the Joseph Jefferson award for Best Actor for his work at The Second City.  Scott played Pete Hornberger on NBC's 30 Rock, and is the voice of Baymax in Disney’s Big Hero 6, the 2014 Oscar winner for Best Animated Feature.  He now lives in New York where he currently performs in several stage shows at the UCB Theater. Film credits include The Italian Job, For Your Consideration, We’re the Millers, St. Vincent, Last Night, The Music Never Stopped, The Terminal, Kicking & Screaming and The Informant!  Among his TV credits are: Mr. Show, Alias, L&O:SVU, Curb Your Enthusiasm, VEEP, Monk, Huff, Tenacious D, CSI Miami, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Stacked, and Dharma and Greg.  Writer/Director/Producer/Actor on both Mary Shelley's Frankenhole and Moral Orel, for which he earned an Annie nomination.

Bob Dassie

Bob is originally from Chicago where he toured with The Second City and performed at the Improv Olympic. He co-created several long-running improvised shows including WeirDass (alongside his wife, Stephnie Weir) and the unfortunately named Dasariski. He now lives in Los Angeles where he has written for film and television, most recently writing for Adult Swim’s animated Mr. Pickles. His credits include NBC’s Community, Comedy Central’s Review, HBO’s Funny or Die, the IFC mini-series The Spoils of Babylon, and the film Casa de Mi Padre.

 

TJ Jagodowski

TJ is a veteran of the Main Stage of The Second City, and TJ and Dave Pasquesi have received the New York Nightlife Award twice, the Del Close Award twice, and were named Improviser of the Year from the Chicago Improv Festival.  The New York Times' David Yazbek, in his review of TJ and Dave, said their show, "inspired me more than any theater of the last 10 years."  TJ has appeared in the movies Oz the Great and Powerful, Get Hard, Stranger Than Fiction, The Ice Harvest, No Sleep ‘til Madison, as well as the TV show Prison Break.  He, along with David Pasquesi, is the subject of the documentary Trust Us, This Is All Made Up.

 

John Lutz

John Lutz has been improvising for almost 20 years.  He played the role of Lutz on 30 Rock, and was a writer on Saturday Night Live for six years. He performed at the Improv Olympic and The Second City in Chicago, and appeared in Sleepwalk with Me and The Good Wife.  He wrote and performed on USA’s Playing House, and voices multiple characters in The Awesomes on Hulu.  He currently writes and performs for Late Night with Seth Meyers, and improvises with Scott Adsit at the UCB Theatre in New York in their show John and Scott.

David Pasquesi

An improviser for 30 years, David is a Jeff Award-winning alumnus of The Second City.  In Chicago, David worked on Steppenwolf’s stages in Glengarry Glen Ross andThe Dazzle, at the Goodman Theater in God of Carnage as well as David Mamet’s Romance and several other theaters in Chicago, including Victory Gardens, Lookingglass and North Light. As an improviser, he and TJ Jagodowski have received the New York Nightlife Award twice, the Del Close Award twice and were named Improviser of the Year from the Chicago Improv Festival. Television credits include VEEPMob DoctorBoss, FACTORY, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and Strangers with Candy. David can also be seen in many films, including: To Rome with LoveAngels and DemonsYear One, Employee of the MonthFather of the BrideGroundhog DayIce HarvestStrangers with Candy and Someone to Eat Cheese With.

Stephnie Weir

Stephnie Weir is an improviser/actor/writer living in Los Angeles. She currently stars as Kristen Laybourne on The Comedians, alongside Billy Crystal and Josh Gad.  She spent several years on Chicago's Second City MainStage before moving to Los Angeles to become a cast member of MADtv. She now divides her time in front of and behind the camera writing for television. She appears frequently alongside her husband in WeirDass.