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Chris Addison

Ottobar staff recall when 'VEEP' filmed at their bar

Ottobar staff recall when 'VEEP' filmed at their bar

There's a lot of excitement for "Veep," the new political satire from Armando Iannucci, responsible for the great "In the Loop," and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. At the Ottobar, the staff will be watching the show closely, for the Charles Village venue was one of its several shooting locations in Baltimore.  In anticipation of the first episode April 22, they recall the day their bar was turned into The Labyrinth.  Though the Ottobar will likely be featured in a scene not longer than five minutes, setting up for the shoot started early, at 8 a.m. on November 11., said owner Craig Boarman, head of security Cole Crick, and bartender Tecla Tesnau.  ...