Improv to get excited about - Laura Krafft, Jodi Lennon & Miriam Tolan in "What a Year! An Improvised Play."
Fridays in December just got more awesome. Grand masters of improv and longtime lady pals Laura Krafft (The Colbert Report), Jodi Lennon (Exit 57) and Miriam Tolan (The Daily Show with Jon Stewart), take the Magnet stage in "What a Year! An Improvised Play." [Read More]
Portland's ComedySportz improv troupe honors late members | KGW
ComedySportz Portland improv troupe performed its first show Friday night since two of its members died. Mike and Kate Myers were washed off Yaquina Bay's south jetty on Wednesday. They were celebrating their 15th wedding anniversary.. [Read More]
Local improv actor Michael Myers feared dead off Newport coast | KATU - Newport, Oregon
NEWPORT, Ore. – A local improv actor is believed to still be lost at sea Thursday, the day after the woman he was with on a Newport jetty was found drowned in the surf. KATU has footage of Michael Myers.. [Read More]
Lost Del Close Interview From the 80's Found
Check out this interview with Del Close, actually shot by Brian Stack in 1986 for a local Chicago public access channel. [Read More]
Philly Improv Festival Announces Sixth Annual Line-Up; Kicks Off New Month of Comedy
The three of the top forces in the local comedy scene have formed the Philadelphia Comedy Collective, and are set to present Comedy Month from November 1-21 at the Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre, 2111 Sansom Street. This event marks the largest collection of comedy performances in the city outside of the annual Philly Fringe. The month will kick-off with the sixth annual Philadelphia Improv Festival. The festival runs from November 2-6 with multiple shows nightly. [Read More]
Houma comedian Grace Blakeman trying to launch improv comedy scene in New Orleans
With her brown eyes and straight humor, Grace Blakeman’s dry wit often catches recipients off guard. Yet beyond natural talent, Blakeman, 24, daughter of Andrea and Frank Blakeman of Houma, is becoming an influential force in New Orleans’ burgeoning comedy scene. Blakeman is a founding member of the improvisational comedy team, Stupid Time Machine, composed of fellow comedians C.J. Hunt, Joella Fink, Derek Dupuy and Mike Spara. [Read More]
Inside With: Will Luera, Artistic Director of ImprovBoston
The Del Close Marathon not only showcases the best improv New York City has to offer, but also the best from the rest of the country. ImprovBoston will be represented by three tea... [Read More]
Del Close Marathon XII Cheat Sheet | The Apiary
Here's probably the best tip for anyone attending DCM XII: There will always be something funnier happening on some other stage. You simply can't see it all, so there's no point kvetching about it in line. Like a great improv scene, true DCM enjoyment comes from discovering and witnessing an awesome improv moment when you least expect it. [Read More]
Improv To Get Excited About - Doppelganger interview | The Apiary
Every year the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre hosts Cagematch, a long-running improv competition where UCB Harold teams and indie groups compete head-to-head with the winner determined by audience votes. So far this season, a triumvirate of ladies (Nicole Byer, Sasheer Zamata and Keisha Zollar) called Doppelganger have made a name for themselves by defeating a pair of UCB Harold teams and accumulating the fourth highest "Votes Per Show" margin in the tournament's history. I spoke with the ladi... [Read More]
Inside With Melissa Bowler, Producer of the Providence Improv Festival | The Apiary
Marking its seventh anniversary this week, the Providence Improv Festival will once again bring big improv fest atmosphere to the smallest state in the nation. [Read More]