Washington, D.C. – “I thought it was really funny, really entertaining. Definitely will keep watching. The characters have really good chemistry and are people you can actually relate to.”
Those words from audience member Caroline Mahoney seemed to resonate with an audience of just under one hundred people at the premiere of ‘Confab.’, Tuesday, October 2nd at Lou’s City Bar in Washington, D.C. Screening first in the city that serves as both the setting for the series and the home of its production, ‘Confab’ will take the web by storm soon.
Described by creator Erik Cieslewicz as, “Network meets creative work,” a couple of attendees also compared ‘Confab’ to some of their favorite shows:
“I think it’s funny! It feels a lot like ‘Friends,’”
Fellow viewer Phil Federick added: “There’s a lot of places it could branch off. It feels a lot like ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,’
‘Confab’ follows four D.C. college juniors during the most incredible semester of their lives. Throughout the series they find themselves wrapped up with the campus freegan, a rogue RA with nothing to lose, the college LARP club, a World War 2 enthusiast, their doppelgangers, the tyranny of a fast food chain and much more.
The screening on October 2nd showed the pilot, giving the assembled viewers a chance to get acquainted with the world and characters of ‘Confab.’ Echoing similar sentiment from fellow audience members, Mehdi Raoufi noted the pilot, “really makes me want to see what’s coming next.”
The praise didn’t stop there, spectators loved the show’s chemistry and big laughs. “I didn’t know what to expect, but I was definitely entertained,”
Andrea Mineo also heaped on the acclaim, “It was really funny, I pretty much laughed the entire time.”
Series producer Kevin Finkelstein summed the event up: “The turn out, praise and support from both the D.C. community and its businesses, like Lou’s City Bar and the DC Bocce League, reaffirms the fact that ‘Confab’ is more than just another web series. It is, in fact, the next web series.”
Inspired by classics like ‘Cheers,’ ‘Confab’ is a throwback web series to the golden era of sitcoms. Staring Caroline O’Grady, Joshua Dick, Laura Muschelli and Christian Campbell, the show is scheduled to be broadcast in the coming months on its website http://watchconfab.com and beyond. The series is produced by Cieslewicz, Finkelstein, Ali Walton and Paul Schadd and is a Frozen Penguin Productions, LLC project. For detailed information on ‘Confab,’ download its press package: http://watchconfab.com/