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ImprovBoston Kicks Off August 2013 Lineup

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ImprovBoston announces its August schedule. All shows take place at ImprovBoston, 40 Prospect Street, Cambridge, MA. The Schedule for the month is below. Ticket prices are with each show. More information on ImprovBoston is available at http://improvboston.com

NOTE: This is the most current schedule for ImprovBoston. Please discard any previous information that is still on file.

TONIGHT, August 1

7:30 p.m.

Tickets: $12/$10 students

HAROLD NIGHT: TOP SHELF

Every Thursday night our resident ImprovBoston Harold teams perform Harold, THE classic long form improv format, with occasional special guests. From a single audience suggestion, each Harold team creates a 25-minute comedy show from scratch, an original improvised set exploring a world of characters we guarantee you won't soon forget. Check out a rotating duo of Harold teams representing ImprovBoston's best, most experienced Harold performers. In addition to two Harold performances, each night includes mixer forms, with combined performances from the teams to round out the show.

9:00 p.m.

Tickets: $12/$10 students

SKETCHHAUS

What's Sketchhaus? Imagine if Saturday Night Live and The Kids In the Hall had a baby, and that baby grew up awesome and hilarious, and showed up every Thursday at 9PM at ImprovBoston. Wouldn't you want to see that baby? You bet you would.

9:30 p.m.

Tickets: $10

HAROLD NIGHT: FRESH BLEND

Every Thursday night our resident ImprovBoston Harold teams perform Harold, THE classic long form improv format, with occasional special guests. From a single audience suggestion, each Harold team creates a 25-minute comedy show from scratch, an original improvised set exploring a world of characters we guarantee you won't soon forget. See one of our best up-and-coming Harold teams followed by an Open Long-Form Jam. The jam explores an ever-changing variety of long-from improv structures and is open to any interested performers who have completed Improv 301 classes or higher at ImprovBoston's Comedy School.

Friday, August 3

7:00 p.m.

Tickets: $12/$10 students

STUDIO 40

Studio Teams are independent Sketch and Improv Comedy Teams from the Boston Area who perform regularly in the ImprovBoston Studio, OH! They are self-motivated ensembles, driven by a love for a comedy, often coached and directed by instructors from the ImprovBoston Comedy School and ALWAYS HILARIOUS! Come see for yourself.

8:00 p.m.

Tickets: $18/$14 students

IMPROVBOSTON MAINSTAGE

The ImprovBoston Mainstage is the ever-evolving show that is the cornerstone of ImprovBoston. Blending skillful storytelling, memorable music, audience participation, and joyful chaos, an elite cast of Boston's best improvisers creates a show that redefines itself with every performance. No rules. No boundaries. Just spectacular comedy and incredible improvisation.

9:00 p.m.

Tickets: $12/$10

CAGEMATCH

A new challenger takes on the champion every week at CageMatch. Each team gets 22 minutes performing head-to-head longform improv, no games but the game of the scene. And the audience decides the winner. The champ comes back to defend the title; the loser stays home. Started in Boston by Mike McDonald and produced for ImprovBoston by young bucks Luke Bruneaux and Conor Allen, CageMatch promises to be an improv show you DO NOT WANT TO MISS!

10:00 p.m.

Tickets: $18/$14 students
BOSTON'S UNSCRIPTED MUSICAL PROJECT (B.U.M.P)

B.U.M.P. is an hour long fully improvised musical complete with live band. Boston's Unscripted Musical Project (B.U.M.P.) - is a fully-improvised one-act musical. After getting a single suggestion from the audience, the cast of B.U.M.P. creates a musical experience full of heroes, villains, and comic relief and weaves their tale into a Broadway-like production all as the audience watches. Everything from the songs to the dancing to the music created by our full band is improvised. No two shows are ever the same!

10:30 p.m.

Tickets: $10

SESSIONS: THE MUSICAL

Take a trip to the nut house and meet the loveably unhinged characters of original comedic songs by Emily Laverdiere. Directed by Britt Mitchell. Choreographed by Amy Maestrangelo. Part improv, part music, all crazy.

11:30 p.m.

Tickets: Free

NIGHTCAP

Before you call it a night on a Fridays and Saturdays, make plans to stop by ImprovBoston, grab a drink at the bar and catch a FREE set of Boston's BEST stand-up comics and improv comedy acts. We guarantee you Laugh Out Loud! (And if not, it's 100% FREE, so you have nothing to lose.) Nightcap shows last until Midnight-ish. Come for the 10pm show and save your seat for Nightcap.

Saturday, August 3

6:00 p.m.

Tickets: $14/$8 kids under 12

FAMILY SHOW

Our improv and music extravaganza is completely made up on the spot every week based on your suggestion. No two shows are alike! Best of all, children who want to participate have opportunities to be on stage and take part in the fun! Our show is ideal for family outings, birthday parties, and school field trips! Best for children ages 4 and above, but appropriate for ALL ages and an absolute favorite for teens, though they refuse to admit it at first, you know, just like a teenager.

7:00 p.m.

Tickets: $12/$10 students

HEY PIZZA PARTY PRESENTS POWER PAIRS

Natalie Baseman and Carrie Drzik bring their electric two person improv show, Hey Pizza Party!, to the IB studio stage. Along for the ride are a mix of established duo acts from Boston and New York, as well as hand selected pairings playing together for the first time in what we're calling the "chemistry set." Come see what happens when the elements collide!

8:00 p.m.

Tickets: $18/$14 students

IMPROVBOSTON MAINSTAGE

The ImprovBoston Mainstage is the ever-evolving show that is the cornerstone of ImprovBoston. Blending skillful storytelling, memorable music, audience participation, and joyful chaos, an elite cast of Boston's best improvisers creates a show that redefines itself with every performance. No rules. No boundaries. Just spectacular comedy and incredible improvisation.

9:00 p.m.

Tickets: $12/$10 students

SKETCH CAGEMATCH

A new challenger takes on the champion every week at CageMatch. Each team gets 22 minutes performing head-to-head sketch comedy. And the audience decides the winner. The champ comes back to defend the title; the loser stays home.

10:00 p.m.

Tickets: $18/$14 students

FACE OFF

Now most audiences have seen Whose Line, you know, the show with Drew Carey on ABC Family, and maybe some of you have seen that show Nick Cannon did for MTV. Well, Boston, Face Off kicks it up a notch with a latenight show (not appropriate for the whole family) and they guarantee to make you part of the action. You provide the suggestions; Face Off performs; you laugh; you vote for the Team you prefer. REPEAT! Teams of improv comedians literally face off against each other for your laughs and approval.

11:00 p.m.

Tickets: $10

BEATBOX
THE BEATBOX fuses fast-paced improv and classic Hip-Hop. Scenes are cut, mixed, and transformed by freestyling improv comedians and a Human Beatbox.

11:30 p.m.

Tickets: Free

NIGHTCAP

Before you call it a night on a Fridays and Saturdays, make plans to stop by ImprovBoston, grab a drink at the bar and catch a FREE set of Boston's BEST stand-up comics and improv comedy acts. We guarantee you Laugh Out Loud! (And if not, it's 100% FREE, so you have nothing to lose.) Nightcap shows last until Midnight-ish. Come for the 10pm show and save your seat for Nightcap.

Sunday, August 4

7:00 p.m.

Tickets: $5

THE JAM

The Jam combines three acts. The first two acts change weekly, and feature comedy from Boston and beyond, encore performances of our showcase shows, and Boston's elite comedy talent experimenting with new improv formats, characters and standup. For the 3rd act, audience members, guests and ImprovBoston cast come together for an open comedy jam!

9:00 p.m.

Tickets: $10

THE PEOPLE'S SHOW
Stand up comedy by the people, for the people. Booked and hosted by Dana Jay Bein.

Wednesday, August 7

7:30 p.m.

Tickets: $12/$10 students

COMEDY LAB

Each month ImprovBoston presents a brand new comedy show comprised of three sets. You can expect to see everything from sketch to improv, and even stand-up comedy.

9:30 p.m.

Tickets: $10

HUMP SLOT

This week's Hump Slot features Naked Comedy

Thursday, August 8
7:30 p.m.

Tickets: $12/$10 students

HAROLD NIGHT: TOP SHELF

Every Thursday night our resident ImprovBoston Harold teams perform Harold, THE classic long form improv format, with occasional special guests. From a single audience suggestion, each Harold team creates a 25-minute comedy show from scratch, an original improvised set exploring a world of characters we guarantee you won't soon forget. Check out a rotating duo of Harold teams representing ImprovBoston's best, most experienced Harold performers. In addition to two Harold performances, each night includes mixer forms, with combined performances from the teams to round out the show.

9:00 p.m.

Tickets: $12/$10 students

SKETCHHAUS

What's Sketchhaus? Imagine if Saturday Night Live and The Kids In the Hall had a baby, and that baby grew up awesome and hilarious, and showed up every Thursday at 9PM at ImprovBoston. Wouldn't you want to see that baby? You bet you would.

9:30 p.m.

Tickets: $10

HAROLD NIGHT: FRESH BLEND

Every Thursday night our resident ImprovBoston Harold teams perform Harold, THE classic long form improv format, with occasional special guests. From a single audience suggestion, each Harold team creates a 25-minute comedy show from scratch, an original improvised set exploring a world of characters we guarantee you won't soon forget. See one of our best up-and-coming Harold teams followed by an Open Long-Form Jam. The jam explores an ever-changing variety of long-from improv structures and is open to any interested performers who have completed Improv 301 classes or higher at ImprovBoston's Comedy School.

Friday, August 9

7:00 p.m.

Tickets: $12/$10 students

STUDIO 40

Studio Teams are independent Sketch and Improv Comedy Teams from the Boston Area who perform regularly in the ImprovBoston Studio, OH! They are self-motivated ensembles, driven by a love for a comedy, often coached and directed by instructors from the ImprovBoston Comedy School and ALWAYS HILARIOUS! Come see for yourself.

8:00 p.m.

Tickets: $18/$14 students

IMPROVBOSTON MAINSTAGE

The ImprovBoston Mainstage is the ever-evolving show that is the cornerstone of ImprovBoston. Blending skillful storytelling, memorable music, audience participation, and joyful chaos, an elite cast of Boston's best improvisers creates a show that redefines itself with every performance. No rules. No boundaries. Just spectacular comedy and incredible improvisation.

9:00 p.m.

Tickets: $12/$10

CAGEMATCH

A new challenger takes on the champion every week at CageMatch. Each team gets 22 minutes performing head-to-head longform improv, no games but the game of the scene. And the audience decides the winner. The champ comes back to defend the title; the loser stays home. Started in Boston by Mike McDonald and produced for ImprovBoston by young bucks Luke Bruneaux and Conor Allen, CageMatch promises to be an improv show you DO NOT WANT TO MISS!

10:00 p.m.

Tickets: $18/$14 students
IMPROVBOSTON'S ALUMNI COMEDY EXTRAVAGANZA

Alumni from the last 30 years of ImprovBoston's rich comedy history return home for a 75-minute improv showcase. Featuring impromptu games, songs and scenes, see generations of New England's top improvisers reunite for an evening of laughter celebrating the legacy of Boston's premiere comedy theater.

10:30 p.m.

Tickets: $10

SESSIONS: THE MUSICAL

Take a trip to the nut house and meet the loveably unhinged characters of original comedic songs by Emily Laverdiere. Directed by Britt Mitchell. Choreographed by Amy Maestrangelo. Part improv, part music, all crazy.

11:30 p.m.

Tickets: Free

NIGHTCAP

Before you call it a night on a Fridays and Saturdays, make plans to stop by ImprovBoston, grab a drink at the bar and catch a FREE set of Boston's BEST stand-up comics and improv comedy acts. We guarantee you Laugh Out Loud! (And if not, it's 100% FREE, so you have nothing to lose.) Nightcap shows last until Midnight-ish. Come for the 10pm show and save your seat for Nightcap.

Saturday, August 10
6:00 p.m.

Tickets: $14/$8 kids under 12

FAMILY SHOW

Our improv and music extravaganza is completely made up on the spot every week based on your suggestion. No two shows are alike! Best of all, children who want to participate have opportunities to be on stage and take part in the fun! Our show is ideal for family outings, birthday parties, and school field trips! Best for children ages 4 and above, but appropriate for ALL ages and an absolute favorite for teens, though they refuse to admit it at first, you know, just like a teenager.

7:00 p.m.

Tickets: $12/$10 students

HEY PIZZA PARTY PRESENTS POWER PAIRS

Natalie Baseman and Carrie Drzik bring their electric two person improv show, Hey Pizza Party!, to the IB studio stage. Along for the ride are a mix of established duo acts from Boston and New York, as well as hand selected pairings playing together for the first time in what we're calling the "chemistry set." Come see what happens when the elements collide!

8:00 p.m.

Tickets: $18/$14 students

IMPROVBOSTON MAINSTAGE

The ImprovBoston Mainstage is the ever-evolving show that is the cornerstone of ImprovBoston. Blending skillful storytelling, memorable music, audience participation, and joyful chaos, an elite cast of Boston's best improvisers creates a show that redefines itself with every performance. No rules. No boundaries. Just spectacular comedy and incredible improvisation.

9:00 p.m.

Tickets: $12/$10 students

SKETCH CAGEMATCH

A new challenger takes on the champion every week at CageMatch. Each team gets 22 minutes performing head-to-head sketch comedy. And the audience decides the winner. The champ comes back to defend the title; the loser stays home.

10:00 p.m.

Tickets: $18/$14 students

FACE OFF

Now most audiences have seen Whose Line, you know, the show with Drew Carey on ABC Family, and maybe some of you have seen that show Nick Cannon did for MTV. Well, Boston, Face Off kicks it up a notch with a latenight show (not appropriate for the whole family) and they guarantee to make you part of the action. You provide the suggestions; Face Off performs; you laugh; you vote for the Team you prefer. REPEAT! Teams of improv comedians literally face off against each other for your laughs and approval.

11:00 p.m.

Tickets: $10

BEATBOX
THE BEATBOX fuses fast-paced improv and classic Hip-Hop. Scenes are cut, mixed, and transformed by freestyling improv comedians and a Human Beatbox.

11:30 p.m.

Tickets: Free

NIGHTCAP

Before you call it a night on a Fridays and Saturdays, make plans to stop by ImprovBoston, grab a drink at the bar and catch a FREE set of Boston's BEST stand-up comics and improv comedy acts. We guarantee you Laugh Out Loud! (And if not, it's 100% FREE, so you have nothing to lose.) Nightcap shows last until Midnight-ish. Come for the 10pm show and save your seat for Nightcap.

Sunday, August 11

7:00 p.m.

Tickets: $5

THE JAM

The Jam combines three acts. The first two acts change weekly, and feature comedy from Boston and beyond, encore performances of our showcase shows, and Boston's elite comedy talent experimenting with new improv formats, characters and standup. For the 3rd act, audience members, guests and ImprovBoston cast come together for an open comedy jam!

9:00 p.m.

Tickets: $10

THE PEOPLE'S SHOW
Stand up comedy by the people, for the people. Booked and hosted by Dana Jay Bein.

Wednesday, August 14

7:30 p.m.

Tickets: $12/$10 students

COMEDY LAB

Each month ImprovBoston presents a brand new comedy show comprised of three sets. You can expect to see everything from sketch to improv, and even stand-up comedy.

9:30 p.m.

Tickets: $10

HUMP SLOT

This week's Hump Slot features Comedy Lottery.

Thursday, August 15

7:30 p.m.

Tickets: $12/$10 students

HAROLD NIGHT: TOP SHELF

Every Thursday night our resident ImprovBoston Harold teams perform Harold, THE classic long form improv format, with occasional special guests. From a single audience suggestion, each Harold team creates a 25-minute comedy show from scratch, an original improvised set exploring a world of characters we guarantee you won't soon forget. Check out a rotating duo of Harold teams representing ImprovBoston's best, most experienced Harold performers. In addition to two Harold performances, each night includes mixer forms, with combined performances from the teams to round out the show.

9:00 p.m.

Tickets: $12/$10 students

SKETCHHAUS

What's Sketchhaus? Imagine if Saturday Night Live and The Kids In the Hall had a baby, and that baby grew up awesome and hilarious, and showed up every Thursday at 9PM at ImprovBoston. Wouldn't you want to see that baby? You bet you would.

9:30 p.m.

Tickets: $10

HAROLD NIGHT: FRESH BLEND

Every Thursday night our resident ImprovBoston Harold teams perform Harold, THE classic long form improv format, with occasional special guests. From a single audience suggestion, each Harold team creates a 25-minute comedy show from scratch, an original improvised set exploring a world of characters we guarantee you won't soon forget. See one of our best up-and-coming Harold teams followed by an Open Long-Form Jam. The jam explores an ever-changing variety of long-from improv structures and is open to any interested performers who have completed Improv 301 classes or higher at ImprovBoston's Comedy School.

Friday, August 16

7:00 p.m.

Tickets: $12/$10 students

STUDIO 40

Studio Teams are independent Sketch and Improv Comedy Teams from the Boston Area who perform regularly in the ImprovBoston Studio, OH! They are self-motivated ensembles, driven by a love for a comedy, often coached and directed by instructors from the ImprovBoston Comedy School and ALWAYS HILARIOUS! Come see for yourself.

8:00 p.m.

Tickets: $18/$14 students

IMPROVBOSTON MAINSTAGE

The ImprovBoston Mainstage is the ever-evolving show that is the cornerstone of ImprovBoston. Blending skillful storytelling, memorable music, audience participation, and joyful chaos, an elite cast of Boston's best improvisers creates a show that redefines itself with every performance. No rules. No boundaries. Just spectacular comedy and incredible improvisation.

9:00 p.m.

Tickets: $12/$10

CAGEMATCH

A new challenger takes on the champion every week at CageMatch. Each team gets 22 minutes performing head-to-head longform improv, no games but the game of the scene. And the audience decides the winner. The champ comes back to defend the title; the loser stays home. Started in Boston by Mike McDonald and produced for ImprovBoston by young bucks Luke Bruneaux and Conor Allen, CageMatch promises to be an improv show you DO NOT WANT TO MISS!

10:00 p.m.

Tickets: $18

BEST OF BOSTON SKETCH COMEDY
A tour of the best of Boston's sketch comedy teams in 75 minutes. Hand picked by ImprovBoston, an elite selection of Boston area sketch comedy teams perform their best material in a whirlwind 75-minute comedy adventure. The evening features parody, satire, songs, videos and more. Acts featured include: Duct Tape Revolution, Baby Giraffes, Daft Agenda, Autumn & Summar, Mrs. Peanut, Friends of Gertrude, Gin and Chicken, Sawyer & Hurley. Hosted and Produced by Allen McRae and Dennis Hurley curate this "best of" show.


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