Danielle Pinnock and LaNisa Renee Frederick, Goodman artists and comedy queens 👑 behind Hashtag Booked, took over Goodman’s Instagram account on Tuesday, April 28.
😢 Did you miss the takeover? Don’t cry—we’ve got you covered!
First, a little back story on Hashtag Booked: Created by television stars and comedy heavyweights LaNisa Frederick and Danielle Pinnock, Hashtag Booked is an improvised sketch series exploring the joys and misfortunes of being an actor of color within show business. The dynamic duo has set the internet ablaze with its viral laugh-out-loud sketches, memes and celebrity IG LIVE interviews. Launched in 2018, Hashtag Booked’s content has reached over 2 million views and has captured the hearts of major networks, celebrities, and nationally acclaimed media outlets including Forbes, Essence Magazine, and Shondaland.
Danielle and LaNisa are currently LA based, but they have deep Chicago roots, and have appeared on the Goodman stage in productions such as Twist Your Dickens (2015), Measure for Measure (2013) and By The Way, Meet Vera Stark (2015). On Tuesday at 12:30pm, the Hashtag Booked duo hosted an Instagram Live discussion covering their friendship turned comedy partnership, their transition from Chicago to LA and a special Q&A for viewers and acting hopefuls looking for first-hand advice.
We had a blast going down memory lane reminiscing on our start at Goodman Theatre and how much we grew from our experience.
– LaNisa & Danielle
Check out this intro video from the Takeover.
This sketch that was recognized by Forbes just last week!
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Our IGLIVE was so dope thanks for joining us!!! Here’s our @hashtagbooked sketch that was recognized in @forbes last week. With the uncertainty of the times, we aim to bring as much joy to the artist community as possible. Tag 3 Friends Who Need A Laugh and continue to stay safe during this time. 🎉 [This was Filmed Prior to the pandemic outbreak] #hashtagbooked #goodmantakeover