Willy Appelman is an actor, writer and improvisor who is incredibly excited to be performing on Maude night with The Classic. He has appeared in videos for Comedy Central, Sesame Street, Budweiser, TruTV and The Colbert Report. His writing, acting and directing have been featured on The Today Show, The Huffington Post, MLB.com, Mashable, Elite Daily, Cosmopolitan and NPR's All Things Considered. He recently performed in the Off-Broadway production of Dave Malloy and Jason Craig's indie rock musical "BEARDO", where he was called "wonderfully comic" by The New York Times. He is a member of Pipeline Theatre Company, The Story Pirates and Ten Bones Theatre Company where he performs with "Entriely From Memory..." (Time Out NY Critics' Pick). Willy is a graduate of Skidmore College and has studied at The Second City, UCB and Magnet Theater. He is a Vermonter and lives in Brooklyn with his wife and entire Goosebumps collection.