"Whether self-appointed or unofficially elected*** by the local arts community, professional actor and improv comedian Mark Baratelli has ideas about how to make Orlando a vibrant cultural scene. Told with passion, humor and snark, Baratelli's tough-love message bears a surprising amount of weight. Tune in to ArtBeat on 89.9fm - Monday, August 10th at 12:01pm and again at 4:30pm or listen online.10pm: "Truth or Dare With Pepe" talk show apearance
Truth or Dare with Pepe featuring Miss Sammy has proven to be a smash hit with audiences at The Peacock Room. This month the zany duo welcome Mark Baratelli, Michele Feren, and Tony Ward. The mayhem hits the stage Monday, August 10 at 10pm.10:30pm: Improv Cabaret performance
Mark Baratelli is known far and wide as a gifted improviser, and has kept Orlando citizens informed of the city’s lesser known treasures through his blog TheDailyCity.com. This month Baratelli launched the Mobile Art Show which brings affordable art to various locations in the city using a U-Haul.
"Improv Cabaret," an improvised cabaret act, will be performed at Taste in College Park right after the "Absent Minded Improv" improv troupe. Mark Baratelli's shows have been seen in Chicago, San Francisco, New York City, Charleston, Miami and Orlando. "Patrons Pick" two years in a row at Orlando Fringe Festival.*** "Self-appointed or unofficially elected"? Neither. I was crowned: "something like the Ambassador of Love for the Fringe Festival (or maybe the Ambassador of All That Is in the Ethersphere)" -Elizabeth Maupin, 2007.