Ringgold production company hosts new comedy variety show
Full Circle Entertainment, in Ringgold, is a small production company owned by local writer/director/actor Alan Stamey and is run along with writer/director/actor Aron Nifong. The new art venue offers art management and production for local talent around the area, including The End of the World sketch comedy troupe, comprised of Alan Stamey, Aron Nifong, Carla Stamey, Karen Keyes and Dillon Hartley.
The End of the World performs a twohour variety show on Friday nights at 7:30 p.m. at the GO Georgia Arts Center, 7787 Nashville Street, in downtown Ringgold. Shows offer a wide variety of original comedy skits, improv games, local music, open format poetry and other local venue show cases.
Each Friday is a new show and comprised of different material than the week before. Troupe members have worked in local productions throughout the past decade and have been active in local events surrounding the area.
“We really are veterans to the stage and have learned to work with each other really well in a short amount of time,” said Stamey, primary writer for the troupe. “We always have a really good show and we’re very proud of how smoothly we work from week to week with each other. I give these guys extremely wordheavy scripts with complex acting problems and they push through them like champs within minutes.”
Stamey said Full Circle’s goal is to bring something new to the