Why Do You Need to Know the Game?
What is the Game and why do we want our scene to have one?
The game is a way to talk about the part of a scene that tickles us, entertains us, delights us. We start a scene and we hope that something in the first few lines intrigues us and our audience. Maybe it’s the way our scene partner is behaving, maybe it’s the point of view of our character, maybe is the particular combination of…
For those going on internet blind dates (or just traveling somewhere alone)
Kitestring is a simple webapp that checks up on you and sends a text message to your emergency contacts if you don’t respond by a designated time.
Enter your ETA and Kitestring will send you a text message to reply to. You can extend your check in time via SMS or check in early. If you don’t respond to Kitestring’s text message, your emergency contact(s) will get your customizable alert message. [x]
Hump Night is looking for Musical Groups
Under The Gun Theater is looking for musical acts for our weekly variety show, Hump Night. Each week we have a standup, a storyteller, and a musical act or sketch comedy group. Each act gets 12 minutes to perform.
You should require minimal setup. The space is a small intimate theater with 50 seats. We do not provide mics or any other audio equipment, so acoustic acts are preferred. We want to…
This year’s Chicago Improv Festival (March 31-April 6) is dedicated to the memories of Fred Kaz, Jay Leggett, Bernie Sahlins, and Harold Ramis.
Bernie, Fred and Harold were all previous Chicago Improv Festival Lifetime Achievement Award winners. We thank all 4 of these men for what they did for Chicago, comedy, and in demonstrating excellence at utilizing many different processes of improvisation…
Miss you, Jay!