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The Improv Revival

Used to be a lot of comedy improvisation in this town, back in the day. And now, after a long sad lull, there's even more – thanks in great part to the Hideout's relentlessly gung-ho Andy Crouch and the Out of Bounds Festival's Shannon McCormick and Mike D'Alonzo. There's currently more improv – short form, long form, weird-ass experimental – than you can shake Del Close's stick at. And there's more to come: a big scene building momentum with the likes of Heroes of Comedy, the Knuckleball Now, Girls Girls Girls, Start Trekkin', Tight, the Sicks, Get Up, Think Tank, and who knows how many expatriates moving back home from the Windy City. Yes, and –

Hideout Theatre & Coffeehouse
617 Congress, 512/476-1313

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