If you are free tonight, Saturday 6th September, grab a ticket for Impromptu Impro. The $25 price gives $20 to Relay for life, a very worthy cause. Not only does most of your ticket go to charity, but you will be assured of a fantastic night of entertainment (and I am referring to the actual performers and not the inebriated woman in the front row who couldn’t stop yelling at the improvisers).
The improvisation games are most of the stock standard choices including; interpreter, movie director, question only and song.
A new game was ‘Kick it’ where chosen performers had to go into a rap which brought the house down and the end challenge was truly a feat of amazement that had me screaming out loud.
The group are really tight and work very well together which is a real credit considering they never really get together to ‘train’ in improvisation as other improv groups usually do.
However most of the cast hail from PLOS which only highlights the calibre of performer that are attracted to the group. The Emcee and creator of the team did a standout job of orchestrating the players and knowing exactly when to bring an improv to the end. He dealt expertly with the hecklers and that same drunk woman who even threw her shoes around the audience at one point.
Fingers crossed she’s not there when you go! A very funny and engaging evening.