Baltimore Improv Group Performing in Baltimore

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The Baltimore Improv Group (BIG) is a 501(3)(c) non-profit group dedicated to advancing the art of improvisational theater in the greater Baltimore area through public performances and classes. The group produces one improv show each month. BIG's sponsors two improv troupes: Few Bricks Shy and Mainstage. They were recently featured in the Baltimore Sun's "Live" section, and Urbanite magazine.

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BIG's next unscripted theater performance will feature its mainstage troupe on June 18th at 7:30 pm on the stage of Christ Lutheran Church, 701 South Charles Street, across from the Maryland Science Center at Baltimore's Inner Harbor. During the show, an ensemble cast creates theatrical scenes based entirely on audience suggestions. Tickets are $8, $6 for students and military members.

The show is rated "PG-13". Free parking is available in the church lot or at the Arrow garage at Light Street and Lee Street.

Other performance dates are:

July 16th at 7:30 pm (with Philadelphia's Rare Bird show)

July 23rd at 8:30 pm during Baltimore's ArtScape festival

September 17th at 7:30 pm

October 22nd at 7:30 pm

November 19th at 7:30 pm

For those who are new to the realm of improv it means there is no script. The actors create characters, locations, actions, and dialog based entirely on audience suggestions. BIG's mainstage troupe performs long form improv where entire dramatic and comedic plays are invented on the spot. BIG's Few Bricks Shy is an ensemble comedy troupe performing the short-form style of improv, incorporating short scenes and games based on suggestions solicited from the audience throughout the show. The format is similar to the popular TV show "Whose Line Is It, Anyway?".

To make reservations or to get directions please go to http://www.bigimprov.org

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