What the Butler Wrote: Scenes from the Daws Butler Workshop
Written by Daws Butler
Narrated by Daws Butler, Joe Bevilacqua, Lorie Kellogg, June Foray, Nancy Cartwright, Corey Burton
As heard on Sirius-XM and NPR stations, this is six hours of audio theater from the mind of Daws Butler, the voice of Huckleberry Hound, Yogi Bear and many other cartoon characters. In 1975, Butler began an acting workshop that spawned such talents as Nancy Cartwright (The Simpsons), Corey Burton (Old Navy, Disney), and Joe Bevilacqua (NPR).
In this 12-part series, host Joe Bevilacqua presents performances of scripts Butler wrote for his acting workshop.
Daws Butler was the voice magician behind such classic cartoon characters as Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, and Quick Draw McGraw. Daws also co-wrote and voiced many of Stan Freberg's greatest comedy records, including Saint George and the Dragonet.
Joe Bevilacqua (aka Joe Bev) was a protege of Daws Butler. He wrote his authorized biography, Daws Butler: Characters Actor, and has release many other Daws Butler audio titles that can be found at Audible, Amazon, Simply Audio, Audiobook.com and other online vendors.
Bevilacqua is a veteran radio theater producer, audio documentarian, storyteller and voice actor. He also works on stage and is the winner of the 2012 New York TANYS Award for Excellence in Acting. He has performed at the Improv, Caroline's on Broadway, Catch a Rising Star, the Comic Strip, opened for Uncle Floyd, worked with Al Franken, Shelley Berman, Lewis Black and Rick Overton. Joe has also MC'd shows featuring Jerry Seinfeld, Bill Mahr and Gilbert Gottfried. He has been regularly heard on National Public Radio and Sirius-XM Radio and has produced hundreds of hours of audio books.
He also produces "The Joe Bev 3-Hour Block": three distinct weekly radio shows: "The Comedy-O-Rama Hour", "The Jazz-O-Rama Hour", and "The Joe Bev Experience. New shows air every Saturday starting at 2:30 pm Eastern time and can be heard live online for free at http://www.cultradioagogo.com.
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