The Improv Embassy
The Improv Embassy is having an open house at 176 Rideau Street this Saturday—and you’re invited to improve your improv.
Ottawa’s largest theatre festival opens tonight. See our picks for opening night.
Travis Facette: “The results were mixed, as is often the case with improv.”
Travis Facette: “Though loose and a bit aimless at times, the show was always engaging, and I think the artists’ own description of LUB DUB as ‘an experiment in being together’ was quite apt.”
David Currie: “Two humourless people make about fifteen puns at one another in the first ten minutes and then say sad things in exactly the same tone for the rest.”
Nick Bachusky: “Great chemistry between Vishesh Abeyratne and Laura Sosnow – it is clear that they work very well and have known each other for awhile.”
David Currie: “The show features a great set and excellent tech. The host is great and knows how to keep the show on track and active.”
The sold-out Ottawa Fringe Festival hit is back with a monthly slot! We take real news stories selected by you and create improvised sketches on the spot. We make up the jokes…but no way could we make up these headlines. A one-hour improv comedy show.
It’s the last weekend of January, everybody! Why, that’s almost February. And February, with its relative lack of days, might as well be March. We’ll get through this winter yet, and the events this weekend will help.
The 2018 Ottawa Improv Festival features improvisational comedy and theatre — totally made up on the spot — from some of the top performers from Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal and Boston. The festival runs three nights (March 1 to 3) at Arts Court Theatre and Studio. On Thursday night, see some of Ottawa’s best troupes perform […]
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