A Night of the Best Improv Comedy Long Beach has to Offer!
Have you been looking for a good laugh? Are you craving a wild and unpredictable night of entertainment that you will not be able to find anywhere else? Perfect! Then, come one! Come all! To witness the premiere of The Long Beach Improv Showcase on June 12th!
The Long Beach Improv Showcase will give you a chance to see some of the best long form and short form improv talent that Southern California has to offer, in a space is unlike any other in Long Beach! Our underground Creator Studio has been playing host to a wide variety of live performances, projects, and events, and we are proud to add an improv night to our growing roster!
Tickets are available for purchase online or at the door for just $5. All ages are welcome, so come and join us as we watch the beginning of something very special!
Meet the Improv Comedy Teams
Long Beach Improv Collective
The Long Beach Improv Collective is a Long Beach-based improv training center founded by Sonnjea Blackwell, graduate of The Second City Director’s Program. Winner of the 2015 Long Beach Press-Telegram Readers Choice Award for “Best Night Life/Live Entertainment”, Long Beach Improv Collective also performs (LBIC features performers from other local troupes Your Inappropriate New Friends as well as Sonnjea & Lisa) and produces hilarious improv shows around town. Featuring Stacie Bauerle, Sonnjea Blackwell, Jo Donovan, Zeldie Eisenhart, Fernando Huerta and Lisa Limm.
False Restart is a group of seven improvisers in the Los Angeles area who travel around and make things up in an attempt to entertain the masses. We host two monthly shows: Improv Against Humanity andSaturday Night Harold. Improv Against Humanity is a show based on the best-selling card game Cards Against Humanity where the improv teams play the game with the audience to create a suggestion for their set. Saturday Night Harold is a show featuring the best Indie Teams performing the Harold, a form created by Del Close at iO in Chicago and taught to the UCB four who brought it to NYC and eventually in LA.
Yellow Fever has quickly spread from its humble beginnings as the disobedient daughter of the indie show Catsby. This kickass group of Asian Am ladies will shock and startle you with their punchy performances and off-the-wall humor. Join these ladies for one wild ride! Coached by the dreamy Nick Mandernach. Catch us every second Sunday at the Clubhouse!
As one of the house teams at The Improv Space in Westwood, CA, Discount Minotaur has been experimenting with various long-form improv formats on stage every Thursday night for almost two years. A simple suggestion from the audience is all they need to inspire a wild and fun-filled show.
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