An Evening of Improvisational Comedy, featuring the area's most loved improv theatre troupes. These "April fools" will be performing appropriately on April Fool Day weekend. Friday March 31, 2017.
Improvapalooza 2017 will feature The Oxymorons, Harrisburg Improv Theatre (HIT), Gamut Theatre's TMI Improv, and more!
The Oxymorons improv comedy troupe specializes in short games that keep shows fast-paced, funny and full of audience interaction. Their improv games, familiar to those who have watched "Whose Line Is It Anyway?," are all about using audience suggestions to drive their show. That means no two shows are alike.
The Harrisburg Improv Theatre is a performing arts theater specializing in long-form improvisational comedy. They offer weekly long-form improvisational comedy shows based on a one-word suggestion from the audience. In addition to shows every Friday and Saturday they also offer classes.
T.M.I. is Gamut Theatre Group's in-house improv comedy troupe, and is peopled by some of the most decent, charming and sweet-smelling folk you'd ever want to meet. Founded in 2007, T.M.I. specializes in long- and short-form, character-driven improv, where simple suggestions from the audience pave the way for improvised journeys that range from the sublime to the ridiculous.
"Harrisburg is very rich with groups dedicated to this new and emerging art from, and Gamut is proud to showcase not only our own TMI improv troupe, but also the talents of our hilarious friends and colleagues." - Artistic Director Clark Nicholson.
IMPROVAPALOOZA 2017 will be held at the New Gamut Theatre located at 15 N. 4th Street in downtown Harrisburg. The box office and bar will open at 6:30 p.m. and the event will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets to the event are $15 and can be purchased in advance at www.GamutTheatre.org or by calling the Box Office at717-238-4111.