SnowDay 24 Hour Improv Marathon Starts Tonight
Go Comedy hosts the 11th annual Snow Day improv marathon. Snow Day brings together improvisors from across the area to raise money for Gilda's Club of Metro Detroit, The Tim Hayden Scholarship Fund and The Diana George Jacokes Endowment Fund. The 26 hour event will feature performances by nearly 50 improv groups including a special 2-hour family friendly block from Noon-2pm on Sunday, January 14. Performances will kick off at 8:00pm on Saturday, January 13 and continue through 10:00pm Sunday, January 14. Tickets range from $10 to $20 for several performance blocks with a full 26 hour performance pass available for $100. Tickets are on sale now online at www.gocomedy.net or in person at the Go Comedy! box office.
During the marathon, guests will be able participate in a 50/50 prize raffle. In addition, Detroiters who are unable to attend the event can support Snow Day's fundraising efforts by donating online at http://detroitsnowday.com/donate
Go Comedy! is located at 261 E Nine Mile Road in Ferndale MI 48220.
Highlights of this year's schedule include:
Saturday, January 13
8:00pm - Go Comedy! All Star Showdown (Tickets $20)
The theater's signature show continues to be The Go Comedy! All Star Showdown which has played on Friday and Saturday nights continually for eight years. Featuring members of Go Comedy!'s resident company, The All Star Showdown puts two teams of improvisers 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. It's a night of hilarious laughs and great times!
Sunday, January 14
10:00am - 2:00pm | Family Friendly Performance Block
Tickets $10, kids 10 & under FREE
10:00am - Mitten Theater
10:30am - Go Comedy! Family Friendly All Star Showdown
12:00pm - Jr Improv Jam Kids of all ages can play fun improv games
1:30pm - Unprepared & Confident
2:00pm - 4:00pm | Performance Block (Tickets $10)
Gabber Media presents "Trasmissions from the Darkside" A podcast reviewing all four seasons, in order, of the iconic 80s horror anthology show Tales from the Darkside. Hosted by Jen Hansen, Matt Rose, and Matt Naas
8:00pm - 10:00pm | Final Performance Block (Tickets $20)
8:00pm The 24 Hour Sketch Show
A one hour sketch show based on audience suggestions (from 24 hours earlier) that is written, rehearsed and performed within 24 hours.
The complete Snow Day Schedule can be downloaded HERE