Fuck, It's Christmas What's Christmas like in the ATX? What's it like when Institution sketch comedians get a hold of it and turn it inside out in odd and possibly perverse ways? OMG, is it even legal to do this shit with grackles? Fri.-Sat., Dec. 20-21, 8pm. $12. Triple Scoop Two improv troupes and stand-up comedian Sara Reihani. Sat., Dec. 21, 10pm. $5. The Rubber Room is an open improv jam, yo, so join in – if you dare. Sun., Dec. 22, 8pm. Free. The Doctor Who Theatre Holiday Special Live, improvised fanfic performed all up in Father Christmas's turf, with the TARDIS and the sonic screwdriver and the Daleks and all among the mistletoe and possibly the birth of Jesus of Gallifrey. Fri., Dec. 27, 8pm. $12.
Institution Theater, 3708 Woodbury, 895-9580
Isn't it high time you visited Coldtowne again? With their new paint job 'n' all? And these shows! Check 'em out: The Mission A storytelling project.Thu., 10pm. $5. Movie vs. Movie Fri., 7pm. $4. Bad Boys, featuring improv by boys who are, well, somewhat rude. Fri., 8:30pm. $5. Live at ColdTowne is stand-up comedy. Fri., 10pm. $5. Dysfunctional Holiday Issues Festival with The Keteers and Precious Dads, oh yes! Sat., 8:30pm. $7. The Frank Mills and their smart, character-driven improv, run rampant with Midnight Society. Sat., 10pm. $7. Midnight Society & Gong Show Sat., 11pm. $5. And don't forget the rest o' the week: Stand-up with the Jam (with Oh, Science! on Sundays, Maggie Maye's stand-up mic on Mondays, the Tuesday Night Jam, improv antics with Miller and Purselly and Cagematch on Wednesdays.)
ColdTowne Theater, 4803-B Airport, 512/814-8696