Sarah McChesney reads a letter to her 8th grade bullies.
Greg Veneklasen reads letters from his Great Great Grandfather Archie in the early 1900's to his soon to be wife, residing on Catalina Island, about daily life as a civil engineer in Arizona. Archie was a prolific letter writer and through his letters, he provides an insight into history we feel is worth paying attention to. Listen for more of the "Archie Letters" in future podcasts!
In this episode of To Whom It May Concern we have Becky Haycox's childhood letters from a Mother that illicit both laughs and sympathy from the audience.
Tom Lenk, recurring star on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, reads an awkward fan letter.
February's podcast had a stand-out line-up with Ray Barnhart reading a letter from his best friend at Bible College.
Marsian DeLellis read a letter of regret that has never truly let him go.
Thessaly Lerner shared a letter her friend Colin received after exhibiting some inappropriate behaviour in his neighbourhood.
Lori Elberg read a letter dedicated to the girls of Jersey she went to school with
To Whom It May Concern's Producer Jayne Entwistle read a letter dedicated to her car.
Margee Magee improvises an hilarious Dear John letter and Don Black of the L.A band Ghiant provides the live soundtrack!
The January live show recorded at Rafa's Lounge in Echo Park featured Don Black's letters of love and loss from the third grade.
Grant Baciocco read fan mail from a child.
Corbett Trubey read love letters from his cat's French lover.
Patirck Bristow improvised a wicked letter of revenge.
Elina Gorelik shared her devastating experience as a child growing up, quite literally, in the fallout from Chernobyl.
Jayne Entwistle read a letter to a legendary rock band!
The musician for this episode was Gyasi Ross!
The December show was stellar with standing room only and a crackling energy in Rafa's Lounge! Aaron Gilmartin started the night off with original songs on Flamenco Guitar and continued to accompany the letters with Flamenco, banjo and ukulele.
Marlene Nichols read a saucy letter from her 80 year old self to her present day self with advice we can all take to heart.
Lisa Waugh and Chris Sheets transported us to Alabama and the hardships endured by her Uncle Lee who grew up poor amidst fifteen siblings. A theatrical first at To Whom It May Concern as Chris played the part of Uncle Lee and spun a tale of drinking, fighting, thieving and redemption.
Drew Droege improvised a letter based on the audience suggestion of a scarlet letter. As usual he was loose, witty and hilarious.
Margot Leitman proved why she is a five time Moth winner with letters of a high school crush gone horribly wrong.
To Whom It May Concern's producer, Jayne Entwistle, read a letter to none other than Santa Claus or, as is more accurate for her British upbringing, Father Christmas.
Here it is! The second live show recorded at Rafa's Lounge in Echo Park. It was a fantastic audience with some poignant letters and some eyebrow-raising ones.
Mark Nichols and Julie Lewis opened the show with original songs and Mark continued to improvise on the piano along with the letters.
Darrell Kunitomi, a native Angeleno who has worked for the LA Times for 35 years read a letter from his Uncle Ted. His Uncle was a volunteer fighting for the Americans during WWII. He wrote letters to his family imprisoned in a Japanese internment camp in Wyoming.
Christine Lakin, former child star and working actor reads letters of support from her Grandmothers and a letter from an actress to her "talent".
Todd Duffey, best known as the annoying waiter from the cult film "Office Space" reads some interesting fan mail.
Eric Weston clearly loves his cats and is dedicated to their well-being as is evidenced by his eccentric letter to the Litter Kwitter Cat Company.
Jayne Entwistle, Producer of "To Whom It May Concern", reads a letter to none other than David Lynch!
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The inaugural show at Rafa's Lounge, Echo Park.
It was a packed house, standing room only and the atmosphere was electric. "Kids On McCadden" opened the show with a few songs demonstrating feisty lyrics and a blend of African finesse and acoustic folk rock.
Marc Solomon accompanied the show on acoustic guitar, punctuating each letter with humor and a lyrical sensitivity.
Rene Parker (aka Marisol) a Los Angeles writer, actress and comedienne reads a love letter from twenty years ago.
Stephanie McCanles is a writer, producer, director and infinte undoable knot in your favorite necklace. She reads a letter to her brain!
David Razowsky is the former artistic director of the Second City Los Angeles. As a performer at Second City he worked with Steve Carrel, Stephen Colbert, Rachel Dratch, and Chris Farley, among others. David has directed Second City in Chicago, Los Angeles, Detroit, and The Second City National Touring Company. David is the voice of Dixon, the world’s coolest adult, in ABC’s animated series, The Weekenders, and has appeared on Spin City, Roseanne, and Late Night with David Letterman as the voice of Albert Brook’s parrot. Note: when he references "church bells" what you can't hear is an audience member's ringtone of churchbells going off during his performance.
George Earth is a music composer for film trailers and a performing guitarist with many album and toruing credits. He also dabbles in comic drawing, talk show hosting, and comedic writing. His Zodiac sign is Cancer and he is telepathic. He reads correspondence between himself and a Nigerian Scam Artist.
T-Wrecks is a writer and an artist and reads a letter to her Father.
Jayne Entwistle, host and producer of To Whom It May Concern reads a letter to the Meat Packer's Union.
If you have a letter, visit the website to learn how to submit or where to attend the next live show!