Go Comedy! Kicks of 2013 With LAME DUCK SOUP, 1/17

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Go Comedy! Kicks of 2013 With LAME DUCK SOUP, 1/17

On Thursday, January 17 Go Comedy! will debut its 10th original sketch comedy revue, Lame Duck Soup. The show will appear Thursday and Friday nights at 8:00pm joining the improv theater's weekly schedule featuring the Go Comedy! All Star Showdown, and other improvised shows Wednesday - Sunday evenings. Tickets ($5-$15) are on sale now online at www.gocomedy.net or in person at the Go Comedy! box office beginning at 6:00pm Wednesday through Sunday evening. A complete performance schedule follows this release.

Lame Duck Soup
A collection of hilarious scenes ranging from movie icons & mythological creatures to neighbors and new love, Lame Duck Soup will serve up a cocktail of comedy sending audiences home shaken and stirred. Written by and featuring Jen Hansen (Madison Heights), Erik Heilner (Howell), Pj Jacokes (Ferndale), Brian Papandrea (Sterling Heights), Carrie Parmenter (Southfield) and Chris Petersen (Ypsilanti), the show is directed by Pete Jacokes (Ferndale) and will play Thursday and Friday nights at 8:00pm January 17 - February 28. Tickets are $15 with a special $10 preview performance on Friday, January 11 at 8:00pm.

Go Comedy! All Star Showdown
With a rotating cast of more than 20 of Detroit's best improvisers and a repertoire of hundreds of improv games, Go Comedy!'s signature show, The Go Comedy! All Star Showdown celebrated its fourth anniversary in November. It has anchored the theater's weekly schedule since opening in November 2008, making it Detroit's longest running show. Two teams of Detroit's best improvisers go head to head in an improv competition tailored to challenge their abilities, think on their feet and give audiences a roaring good time. The cast also plays for audience members who take home fabulous prizes when their team wins. Tickets are $15 for performances at 10:00pm Friday and 8:00pm and 10:00pm on Saturdays.

Go Comedy January 2013 Performance Schedule

Wednesdays January 9,16,23, 30
8:00pm The Gauntlet - Go Comedy!'s on-going improv tournament($7)
9:00pm Go Comedy! Improv Hour The Go U! Improv Academy staff (The Teacher's Lounge) invite a current Go U! student to improvise with them each week.($5)
10:00pm Proving Grounds - A showcase for new & upcoming works and troupes headlined by the improv group Legend Has It.(FREE)

Thursdays, 17, 24, 31
(Go Comedy! is closed Thursday, January 10)
8:00pm Lame Duck Soup ($15)

Friday, January 11
8:00pm Lame Duck Soup preview ($10)
10:00pm Go Comedy! All Star Showdown ($15)
11:30pm Bizarro Happy Hour (FREE)

Fridays, January 18 & 25
8:00pm Lame Duck Soup ($15)
10:00pm Go Comedy! All Star Showdown ($15)
11:30pm Bizarro Happy Hour (Free)

Saturdays, January 12,19 & 26
8:00pm Go Comedy! All Star Showdown ($15)
10:00pm Go Comedy! All Star Showdown ($15)
11:30pm Bizarro Happy Hour (Free)

Sundays, January 13,20 & 27
Sundays are pay what you can
7:00pm Fresh Sauce, Go Comedy!'s open improv jam
8:00pm The Sunday Buffet featuring a variety of Detroit's best improv groups.

Go Comedy! Improv Theater is located at 261 East Nine Mile Road in Ferndale, MI 48220. Go Comedy! offers the finest in improv and sketch comedy, Go U! The Improv Academy training center, road shows, classes and workshops for private parties, corporations and schools. For more information, call (248) 327-0575; visit our website at www.gocomedy.net or e-mail Pj Jacokes at pj@gocomedy.net.

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