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  • I haven’t seen Impro, but everything you wrote could be said about BATS Improv in San Francisco, and it’s many offshoots, including Improv Playhouse, and the world-touring trio, Three for All (which features Impro’s Steven Kiernan, along with Tim Orr and Rafe Chase, both of whom are also members of Improv Playhouse.)

    There may be nothing as delightful as a full length improvised play when it’s done well. These groups are the cream of the crop. If you’ve never seen them, do yourself a favor and get to a show. You may find yourself instantly addicted!

  • I haven’t seen Impro, but everything you wrote could be said about BATS Improv in San Francisco, and it’s many offshoots, including Improv Playhouse, and the world-touring trio, Three for All (which features Impro’s Steven Kiernan, along with Tim Orr and Rafe Chase, both of whom are also members of Improv Playhouse.)

    There may be nothing as delightful as a full length improvised play when it’s done well. These groups are the cream of the crop. If you’ve never seen them, do yourself a favor and get to a show. You may find yourself instantly addicted!

  • Laura Erb

    There’s nothing I can add to what Jason has written, except to say it’s all true. I am in a completely different geographic spot and space, yet watching this company has had a similar effect on me. My love of theatre has been completely rekindled, only now I want more and more of this specific experience. I want to watch Impro and be delighted by their complete ease and commitment to their story and each other. It’s unlike anything I’ve ever seen. We are lucky enough to live in Southern Oregon, near Ashland, so we block out a week each summer when Impro comes to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and we go watch them. Every single show is different, and every single show is amazing. I only wish that we could see them more! One week is not enough! Impro is such a gift. My husband and I are so grateful for the lovely, artistic and thoroughly entertaining adventure this theatre company has brought to our lives.

  • Laura Erb

    There’s nothing I can add to what Jason has written, except to say it’s all true. I am in a completely different geographic spot and space, yet watching this company has had a similar effect on me. My love of theatre has been completely rekindled, only now I want more and more of this specific experience. I want to watch Impro and be delighted by their complete ease and commitment to their story and each other. It’s unlike anything I’ve ever seen. We are lucky enough to live in Southern Oregon, near Ashland, so we block out a week each summer when Impro comes to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and we go watch them. Every single show is different, and every single show is amazing. I only wish that we could see them more! One week is not enough! Impro is such a gift. My husband and I are so grateful for the lovely, artistic and thoroughly entertaining adventure this theatre company has brought to our lives.

  • I’m so glad Tony Frankel sent you to see Impro Theatre. I, too, write for Tony’s http://www.StageAndCinema.com — from here in San Diego. We are fortunate to have Impro Theatre come near San Diego (North Coast Rep in Solana Beach) about six times a year. A loyal group of improvisers and improv fans black out that night on our calendars to catch a level of improv that is not matched in our town and, I dare say, probably isn’t in Los Angeles either. This group is really a treasure and it’s a pleasure to introduce new people to a style of improv that is not silly and goofy, but still loaded with laughs and good “writing”. I encourage readers to hold you to your word and take a chance on this outstanding blend of drama and creativity; they won’t be let down by your praise.

  • I’m so glad Tony Frankel sent you to see Impro Theatre. I, too, write for Tony’s http://www.StageAndCinema.com — from here in San Diego. We are fortunate to have Impro Theatre come near San Diego (North Coast Rep in Solana Beach) about six times a year. A loyal group of improvisers and improv fans black out that night on our calendars to catch a level of improv that is not matched in our town and, I dare say, probably isn’t in Los Angeles either. This group is really a treasure and it’s a pleasure to introduce new people to a style of improv that is not silly and goofy, but still loaded with laughs and good “writing”. I encourage readers to hold you to your word and take a chance on this outstanding blend of drama and creativity; they won’t be let down by your praise.

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