Stone and Stone
|Stone and Stone|
|Born||March 22, 1983
Stone and Stone is an American comedy duo consisting of twin brothers, Adam and Todd Stone (born on March 22, 1983).
Life and career
While at Wesleyan University, the brothers developed a variety show combining their individual performance skills into a single act. During their sophomore year, the brothers gave their first performance as Stone and Stone.
Adam and Todd Stone portrayed recurring roles as The Henchman in Penelope Princess of Pets, a comedic online series developed by the comedy duo of Kurt Braunohler and Kristen Schaal, which also includes a theme song written and performed by comedian/musician Reggie Watts. This web series consisted of 3- to 5-minute webisodes for comedy website Super Deluxe. Penelope premiered online in March 2007, with nine webisodes released. It was picked up soon after to be adapted into a television show for United Kingdom broadcaster Channel 4.
Comedic short films/commercials/television
The Stones have made numerous comedic short videos featured on the web. With highlights including work for Comedy Central's Atom TV. They also starred as principals in a national Verizon FiOS commercial.
The Stone twins have performed in many of the largest comedy clubs in the U.S., including Carolines on Broadway, Gotham Comedy Club, The Laugh Factory, New York Friars' Club, Stand-Up NY and the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. Each month, the Stones host the long-running live show, Stone and Stone, at the Peoples Improv Theater.
Awards & recognition
The Stones are both members of the New York Friars' Club. In February 2008, judges Steve Schirripa and Richard Belzer selected Stone and Stone to advance to the Last Comic Standing, Season 6, semi-finals in Las Vegas.
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- McCarthy, Sean L. (27 October 2008). "Penelope: Princess of Pets, the finale?". the comic's comic. Retrieved 2010-05-13. "The final three episodes of web series, Penelope: Princess of Pets, finally went online at Super Deluxe this morning."
- Emma Kat Richardson (12 January 2009). "Kristen Schaal: Indie comedy goddess". Punchline Magazine. Retrieved 2010-05-13. "Well, this just came up recently, but me and my friend Kurt Braunohler made this web series called Penelope: Princess of Pets, and it looks like we’re going to turn it into a pilot for Channel 4 in London. So yeah: this year, it’s going to be me trying to figure out how to make a pilot in London."
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- Broadway After Dark
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