Improvisational Repertory Theatre Presents Improvised Game Show AVOIDANCE!

The Improvisational Repertory Theatre invites you to join an improvised game show... AVOIDANCE! From an original Concept by Jamie Maloney, directed by Marc Adam Smith, with technical direction by Anne Carlton. Running Fridays & Saturdays May 19, 20, 26 & 27 @ 8:00 pm
Tickets $15 (Season Pass and Group Discounts Available). Visit for tickets and info about productions and workshops.

So how's life?? What would you do to get away from the trains... the bills... the boss... Well, in IRTE's improvised "game show," contestants face the ultimate challenge... EVERYDAY LIFE! Can they beat the stress of the daily grind? Can you? Each eager contestant is vying for the grand prize: Getting away from it all!

Featured in the company are Getchie Argetsinger, Robert Baumgardner, William Berg, Nannette Deasy,Curt Dixon, Mike Hauschild, and Jamie Maloney. And in the tradition of Saturday Night Live, IRTE also features a different musical guest at each performance, and the renowned Tym Moss fills that slot for these performances.

IRTE is an award-winning ensemble of comedy actors and writers, who develop, produce and perform a season of original themed improvisational shows, following the basic model of traditional repertory theatre. Interested in learning more about improv? IRTE sponsors special workshops like these:

The Animated Body with Amy Larimer: Tuesday, May 16, 7:00pm - 9:00pm @ Theatre Row Studios, 411 West 41st Street, Studio 6, NYC

Great Scenes Big and Small with Scotty Watson: Saturday, June 3, 2:00pm - 5:00pm @ Theatre Row Studios, 411 West 41st Street, Studio 3, New York City

Audiences have said this about IRTE's last production, "The Experiment:"

"Amazing show! Loved every second!" Johnny Zito; "IRTE's latest show The Experiment was great fun." Linda San Lucas; "Great show!" Salem Poindexter; "Sooo funny!" Nora G.; "This is awesome!" Jacquelyn; "Traffic crunches today, but I made it to this crazy good play!" Carol (I bet Carol would be a contestant on AVOIDANCE)

(photo by Roberto Tobar of Curt Dixon, William Berg, Jamie Maloney, Mike Hauschild of IRTE from "The Experiment")

Due to the improvisational nature of the shows, there may be adult content. Parental discretion is advised. Theater is not wheelchair accessible. Entrance into theater is up a flight of stairs.

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