Montclair Improv Comedy
Sep
28
9:30 PM21:30

Montclair Improv Comedy

See NJ based veteran improvisers from Chicago, LA, and NYC make up an improvised MOVIE right on the spot!

Featuring Becca Mclarty, Gary Rudoren, Lulu French, Luke Ward, Kimberely Hellem, Stan Laikowski, Mark Stetson, Jill Beckman, Bob Kulhan, Abby Sher, Angela Dohrmann, Brad Barton, Alexis Saarela, Don Waisanen, Michele Laikowski

For more info and tickets go to: https://montclairfilm.org/events/improv/

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The Flip Side - Improv at Dreamcatcher Rep
Oct
26
8:00 PM20:00

The Flip Side - Improv at Dreamcatcher Rep

The Flip Side features a cast of DRT regulars and special guests, with Clark Carmichael, Laura Ekstrand, Julian Blake Gordon, Dave Maulbeck, Beth Painter, David Lee White and Emily Williams.

The Flip Side's unpredictable shows are always packed with laughs from start to finish.

The Flip Side performs improv comedy sketches like those seen on the popular television show, “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” and uses audience input to shape the scenes that the actors instantly create onstage.  Performers use ingredients such as everyday objects, strange maladies, and unusual circumstances to cook up unconventional mini-plays that appear and disappear before your eyes.

For more info and tickets: https://www.dreamcatcherrep.org/the-flip-side-improv-drt


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Montclair Improv Comedy
Oct
26
9:30 PM21:30

Montclair Improv Comedy

See NJ based veteran improvisers from Chicago, LA, and NYC make up an improvised MOVIE right on the spot!

Featuring Becca Mclarty, Gary Rudoren, Lulu French, Luke Ward, Kimberely Hellem, Stan Laikowski, Mark Stetson, Jill Beckman, Bob Kulhan, Abby Sher, Angela Dohrmann, Brad Barton, Alexis Saarela, Don Waisanen, Michele Laikowski

For more info and tickets go to: https://montclairfilm.org/events/improv/

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Montclair Improv Comedy
Nov
30
9:30 PM21:30

Montclair Improv Comedy

See NJ based veteran improvisers from Chicago, LA, and NYC make up an improvised MOVIE right on the spot!

Featuring Becca Mclarty, Gary Rudoren, Lulu French, Luke Ward, Kimberely Hellem, Stan Laikowski, Mark Stetson, Jill Beckman, Bob Kulhan, Abby Sher, Angela Dohrmann, Brad Barton, Alexis Saarela, Don Waisanen, Michele Laikowski

For more info and tickets go to: https://montclairfilm.org/events/improv/

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Montclair Improv Comedy
Aug
24
8:00 PM20:00

Montclair Improv Comedy

See NJ based veteran improvisers from Chicago, LA, and NYC make up an improvised MOVIE right on the spot!

Featuring Becca Mclarty, Gary Rudoren, Lulu French, Luke Ward, Kimberely Hellem, Stan Laikowski, Mark Stetson, Jill Beckman, Bob Kulhan, Abby Sher, Angela Dohrmann, Brad Barton, Alexis Saarela, Don Waisanen, Michele Laikowski

For more info and tickets go to: https://montclairfilm.org/events/improv/

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Montclair Improv Comedy
Jul
27
8:00 PM20:00

Montclair Improv Comedy

See NJ based veteran improvisers from Chicago, LA, and NYC make up an improvised MOVIE right on the spot!

Featuring Becca Mclarty, Gary Rudoren, Lulu French, Luke Ward, Kimberely Hellem, Stan Laikowski, Mark Stetson, Jill Beckman, Bob Kulhan, Abby Sher, Angela Dohrmann, Brad Barton, Alexis Saarela, Don Waisanen, Michele Laikowski

For more info and tickets go to: https://montclairfilm.org/events/improv/

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Whatever, Dad
Jul
18
8:00 PM20:00

Whatever, Dad

  • Finlay and Gage Musical Instruments (map)
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Hey, we’re still at it! Yes, ANOTHER show – can you believe it?

Please join Whatever, Dad, for a local one-hour show featuring long-form improv as you’ve never seen it before and never will again!

 (it’s improv, after all).

Thursday, July 18, 2019 – 8:00 PM

Finlay & Gage Musical Instruments

1677 Springfield Ave, Maplewood NJ

ADMISSION: A Food Donation for CUMAC

CUMAC works to alleviate hunger and its root causes in Paterson, Passaic County and northern NJ. Most needed items include beans (canned or dry), soups (low-sodium), oatmeal, brown rice, cereal (whole grain), and pasta (whole wheat).

Plenty of on-street parking available

 Whatever, Dad is

David Baker, Nancy Fitzsimmons, Ginny Johnston, Andrew Seguel, Steve Sklar & Mary Thomas

-teenage attitude, middle age agita-

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Teen improv troupe: Fire in the Theater
Jun
15
5:00 PM17:00

Teen improv troupe: Fire in the Theater

Rocket Improv’s teen improv troupe Fire in the Theater (formerly known as Teenage FBI) brings their unique brand of controlled chaos to “the back room” at Finlay and Gage! This show will be completely improvised. Once extinguished it will never be seen again! Don’t miss the opportunity to see these talented teens in action!  

Directed by Abby Sher.

Tickets: $10

For tickets go to: https://www.finlayandgage.com/events/rocket1

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Dreamcatcher Improv Comedy at Untied Brewing Company
Jun
5
7:00 PM19:00

Dreamcatcher Improv Comedy at Untied Brewing Company


DREAMCATCHER REPERTORY THEATRE, professional Theatre in Residence at Oakes Center in Summit, is taking a field trip to bring an evening of improv comedy to Untied Brewing Company in New Providence on Wednesday, June 5. Pair comedy with local beer at this new craft brewery, a modern taproom with innovative brews and a relaxed atmosphere.

Dreamcatcher's improv team includes Clark Carmichael, Laura Ekstrand, Noreen Farley, Lulu French, Julian Gordon, Dave Maulbeck, Scott McGowan and Emily Williams. They've been bringing short-form improv to the area for seventeen years, and are now giving their audience the chance to sample some delicious local beer, bring their own snacks, and enjoy a show packed with spontaneous hilarity in a new and unconventional setting.

The show includes improvisational comedy sketches that use audience suggestions to shape the scenes that the actors instantly create onstage. Performers use ingredients such as everyday objects, strange maladies, and unusual circumstances to cook up unconventional mini-plays that appear and disappear in a matter of minutes. Every show is unique, with delightful surprises throughout the evening.

Tickets: $21

For tickets go to: https://www.untiedbrewingco.com/events/brew-ha-ha-dreamcatcher-does-improv

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Multiple Personality Disorder
Mar
23
8:00 PM20:00

Multiple Personality Disorder

MPD's unpredictable shows are always packed with laughs from start to finish!

MPD performs improv comedy sketches like those seen on the popular television show, “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” and uses audience input to shape the scenes that the actors instantly create onstage.  Performers use ingredients such as everyday objects, strange maladies, and unusual circumstances to cook up unconventional mini-plays that appear and disappear before your eyes.

For more info visit: https://www.dreamcatcherrep.org/multiple-personality-disorder

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Rocket Improv and Montclair Improv Comedy Jam
Dec
22
8:00 PM20:00

Rocket Improv and Montclair Improv Comedy Jam

  • 14 South Orange Ave. South Orange, NJ USA (map)
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Rocket Improv is excited to participate in the 2018 General Store Holiday Pop-Up Shop!

Rocket Improv’s advanced teen improv students alongside Montclair Improv Comedy members Michele Laikowski, Luke Ward, Lulu French, and Brad Barton will be performing short-form improv games that rely on audience suggestions to inspire quirky characters and madcap scenarios — what we in the biz refer to as “the funny make ‘em ups.”  Come out and support these talented, local improvisers as they create completely improvised scenes that have never been seen before and will never be seen again.

All events are free to the public. Seating limited.

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Mighty Hoax - Improv for mature* audiences!
Dec
19
8:00 PM20:00

Mighty Hoax - Improv for mature* audiences!

  • 14 South Orange Ave. South Orange, NJ USA (map)
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Rocket Improv brings you an after-hours Improv Show for mature* audiences at the General Store Holiday Pop-Up shop with local improv troupe, Mighty Hoax.  (*Whatever that means to you!)


Wednesday, December 19th 8:00 - 9:00

All events are free to the public. Seating is limited.

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What do you get when you combine a therapist, a corrections officer, a scientist, a graphic designer, and a commercial specialist? Sounds like a Mighty Hoax to me! This troupe might be new, but they are not afraid to get weird. And of course, conjure up a few laughs along the way. When you combine Mehdi Doumi, Jonny Fido, Justin Kemps, Tim Lowe, and Eric Shepperd; you are guaranteed to see something truly unique. You are guaranteed a Mighty Hoax!

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Jersey 'Prov II - This Time It's Personal
Dec
7
7:00 PM19:00

Jersey 'Prov II - This Time It's Personal

ONE night of Improv. TWO great shows! Brought to you by Suburban Legend and Rocket Improv!

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First Show: TEENAGE FBI

7:00 - 8:00

Tickets are $10. Family friendly.

Second Show: MISSION CONTROL with opening act MIGHTY HOAX

8:30 - 10:00

Tickets are $15. May contain adult language and situations.

OR you can get tickets for both shows at the special price of only $20!

Teenage FBI is New Jersey’'s ONLY all teen improv troupe. Which may or may not be true. But probably is. The fact is these young humans ROCK! They’ll prove it to you by performing some musical improv tonight. Yup, you heard that right. They’ll make stuff up that goes beyond just thinking up lines and will be creating lyrics and freakin’ music on the spot! Full disclosure… their autographs are really the only things they’ve rehearsed.

Mission Control consists of a mix of some of New Jersey’s hottest improvisers from improv institutions such as IO Chicago, The Peoples Improv Theater, Second City, and Gotham City Improv. This is a rare opportunity to see veteran improvisers create on-the-spot theater in your own backyard! Cast consists of Rocket Improv instructors Lulu French (Gotham City Improv), Abby Sher (Second City), Dave Maulbeck (the Magnet), Angela Dohrmann (the Peoples Improv Theater), and Brad Barton (Gotham City Improv) with guests Bob Kulhan (IO Chicago) and Kimberley Hellem (IO Chicago). This show may not be family friendly. It depends on your family.

What do you get when you combine a therapist, a corrections officer, a scientist, a graphic designer, and a commercial specialist? Sounds like a Mighty Hoax to me! This troupe might be new, but they are not afraid to get weird and conjure up a few laughs along the way. When you combine Mehdi Doumi, Jonny Fido, Justin Kemps, Tim Lowe, and Eric Shepperd you are guaranteed to see something truly unique. You are guaranteed a Mighty Hoax!

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Teenage FBI and Rocketeers Stage Two Improv Jam
Dec
1
8:00 PM20:00

Teenage FBI and Rocketeers Stage Two Improv Jam

  • 14 South Orange Ave. South Orange, NJ USA (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Rocket Improv is excited to participate in the General Store Holiday Pop-Up Shop with THREE improv events!

Rocket Improv’s advanced tween and teen improv students will be performing short-form improv games that rely on audience suggestions to inspire quirky characters and madcap scenarios — what we in the biz refer to as “the funny make ‘em ups.”  Come out and support these talented, local youths as they create completely improvised scenes that have never been seen before and will never be seen again!

Rocket Improv will be hosting two family friendly improv shows for the South Orange Holiday Pop-Up Shop.

Saturday, December 1st 8:00 to 9:00

Saturday, December 22nd 8:00 to 9:00  

Mighty Hoax (for mature audiences)

Dec. 19th 8:00 to 9:00

All events are free to the public. Seating limited.

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Jun
2
7:00 PM19:00

Jersey 'Prov

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Jersey 'Prov

A Night of Improv at the Burgdorff for Comedy Awareness Month!

Buying tickets in advance is highly recommended! Purchase tickets at: https://jerseyprov.brownpapertickets.com

Teenage FBI: New Jersey's ONLY teen improv troupe. That may or may not be true but it sounds good. They will perform long and short-form improv.

Whatever, Dad: Improv troupe seeks audience for warm short-term relationship. Enjoys walks on stage, occasional family dysfunction and being laughed at. Reply in confidence to box office. 

Mission Control: You've seen them at Upright Citizen's Brigade, The People's Improv Theater, Second City, Gotham City Improv and now the Burgdorff. This is a rare opportunity to see veteran improvisers create on-the-spot theater in your own back yard!

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