Jun
23
9:00 PM21:00

Improv Comedy: Fractal Trip

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Improv Cincinnati at Clifton Performance Theatre presents an evening of improvised comedy.

Fractal Trip combines two amazing improv teams: Fractal Rock and Triptych. Both teams are comprised of Improv Cincinnati's talented teachers.

Veracity: All-star comedians tell true stories which inspire hilarious scenes

Wampus: IC's genuinely funny house team known for being quirky, fun, and positive!

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Jun
6
7:30 AM07:30

Improv Comedy: Splash

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Improv Cincinnati at Clifton Performance Theatre presents a splash of comedy...

Cavalcade - Improvised freestyle rap to the beat of a live DJ, which inspires fast-paced, character-rich scenes by Jon Ulrich and Colin Thornton

Blue Time - Relax. You don't need to stress because you'll be entertained by the improv duo of Tone Branson and Mary O'Connell.

Veracity - Our cast of rotating comedians will share true stories that will inspire hilarious improv scenes.

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Jun
2
9:00 PM21:00

Improv Comedy: Love Square

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Improv Cincinnati at Clifton Performance Theatre presents a night of improv comedy!

Love Square: IC co-founders Jon and Colin take the audience on an improvised musical roadtrip full of heart, truth, and playfulness.

Vote For Harris: Dan and Jessica Harris are a married couple who moonlight as an amazing improv duo. They always listen to their constituents, so make sure you spark their "campaign" with a great suggestion. 

Castle of Wonder: IC's newest house team will be performing a format that is amazing to witness. Watch as the team collectively creates an artistic masterpiece.

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May
26
9:00 PM21:00

Veracity with Dave Levy

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Improv Cincinnati at Clifton Performance Theatre presents an evening of storytelling and improv comedy. Wear something fancy and receive half price!

Veracity welcomes guest monologist Dave Levy, founder of TRUEtheatre. Dave will tell true stories about his life and improv actors will incorporate his storytelling into hilarious improv scenes.

Wampus is IC's longest running house team. They're known for their playfulness, warmth, and unique individuality.

Brovaries, IC's all-girl house team, will be making it's debut performance. They may be sugar and spice and everything nice, but they're also incredibly funny and talented.

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May
12
8:00 PM20:00

Sketch and Improv Comedy: Megazord

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What could be more radical than five animal-themed robots transforming together into a giant mecha to battle huge mutated monsters threatening to destroy Angel Grove?

How about two comedy groups transforming together into a night of hilarity to battle huge mutated monsters?

On Saturday, May 12th, The Company (http://thecompanypresents.com/) and Improv Cincinnati (https://improvcincinnati.com/) will present MEGA-ZORD, a kaiju-sized evening of comedy performances. Including musical improv by Love Square, sketches by The Company, and a special stand-up guest, this will be a fun-filled evening not to be missed! 

The show will be at the Clifton Performance Theater (404 Ludlow Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45220), with doors open at 7:30, and the show starting at 8. Tickets are only $10, and are available at the door for CASH ONLY, or on the Company's website with credit card or Paypal (http://thecompanypresents.com/box-office/). Concessions will also be available for donations. So get your tickets now, and come ready to laugh with The Company & Improv Cincinnati. We’re gonna make it a thing.

(Please note that the show will feature adult humor and will not be suitable for children or anyone that might be offended by crude jokes and profanity.)

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May
5
9:00 PM21:00

Improv Comedy: Party Time

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Improv Cincinnati at Clifton Performance Theatre presents... an Improv House Party!

Cavalcade: A DJ spins fresh beats, a freestyle rapper lays down a flow of steady rhymes, and IC's co-founders Jon and Colin perform high energy character-based scenes inspired by the rap.

Dan Luckett: Dan Luckett is one of Cincinnati's busiest magicians for a reason! Working with the Cincinnati Circus company, and Featuring comedy acts in magic, mentalism and sideshow Dan will have you laughing and amazed. Card tricks, sword swallowing, predicting the future and even a straight jacket escape are all things you can see this performer accomplish live! Be sure to check out your next favorite magician Dan Luckett! 

Shouting at Clouds: IC's newest house team is ready to open the party with some improv fun!

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Apr
28
8:00 PM20:00

Improv Comedy: New Recruit

Improv Cincinnati at Clifton Performance Theatre presents an evening where anything can happen!

Triptych - Improv veterans Tracy Connor, Dylan Shelton, and Colin Thornton perform an improvised one-act play. Experience a range of emotions with a performance full of heart, authenticity, and playfulness.

New Recruit - IC Co-founder Jon Ulrich wants to recruit you to perform with him. Whether he chooses one of his students or a random stranger, this performance will be an unpredictable and thrilling ride.

Castle of Wonder - A new team emerges from the Improv Cincinnati Academy. They'll perform a "Harold", a series of unrelated scenes that collide so cleverly that your mind will be shattered like a proton in the Large Hadron Collider.

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Apr
20
8:00 PM20:00

Hot Mic: Friday 4.20 Show

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The stakes are high. The mic is hot. The performers are lit. Join us for Hot Mic this FRIDAY (new day), April 20, for "Hot Mic: The Friday 4.20 Show." You'll be blown away by our all-star cast as they create original music on the fly. Bluntly speaking--an improvised musical means all dialogue, lyrics, and original music from house band EZ/DZ is created in the moment. Join us at the Clifton Performance Theatre at 8 p.m.! (not 4:20 p.m.)

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Apr
14
8:00 PM20:00

Improv Comedy: Shiny and New

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Improv Cincinnati at Clifton Performance Theatre presents...

Thornnn Burnnn - Colin Thornton and Jen Burns mix it up with high energy, character-based, entertaining improv comedy.

Hippocampus: Jon Ulrich and Charlie Roetting unite as a duo for an improvised adventure through their brain.

Double Date- Jessica and Dan Harris are a real married couple who also happen to be experienced improvisers. They'll be joined on their double date by another improv power couple, Sean Dillon and Amanda Monyhan.

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Apr
7
8:00 PM20:00

True Stories and Improv Comedy

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Improv Cincinnati at Clifton Performance Theatre presents...

Veracity: It's funny because it's TRUE! A special guest tells true stories, which inspire hilarious scenes from the improvisers!

IC All Stars: A collection of Improv Cincinnati's favorite players, all doing original games that have never been performed. What will they think up next?

Sorry Mom: Improv Cincinnati's house team opens the show with some fun and hilarious long form improv.

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Mar
31
8:00 PM20:00

Freestyle Rap and Improv Comedy

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Improv Cincinnat at Clifton Performance Theatre presents...

Cavalcade - What happens when you mix freestyle rapper Buda_Bob, DJ Stallatix, and improvisers Jon Ulrich and Colin Thornton? A fast-paced comedy show with dynamic characters and delicious rhymes!

Double Date - Improv power couple Dan and Jessica Meisinger invite a new couple to join them on their improvised double date. For the debut of Double Date at IC, Dan and Jessica welcome Kurt and Colette Lindeman.

Family Bunker - OTRimprov's house team of rapscallions and jesters. They'll tickle your comedy taste buds and warm you up for the show.

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Mar
24
8:00 PM20:00

Love Square: An Improvised Musical Roadtrip

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Improv Cincinnati at Clifton Performance Theatre presents...

Love Square - Improv Cincinnati's founders, Jon Ulrich and Colin Thornton, want to take you on an improvised road trip. One suggestion of a destination kicks off a musical journey that is equal parts funny, truthful, and full of heart. Our passenger this week is Ellyn Broderick!

And Then Cannibalism - Our brilliant house team kicks off it's final show. Known for their fun, clever style and unique way of gobbling up the endings of scenes, this group will hold a place in IC's heart. Be there as they perform for the last time.

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Feb
24
8:00 PM20:00

Improv Comedy: Trios

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Improv Cincinnati at Clifton Performance Theatre presents... Trios, a night of three person improv ensembles!

Weird Sisters - Mary, Kelly, and Jenna stir up some magical improv scenes with their delightful and whimsical style.

Sorry Mom - IC's lovable house team gives us another quirky performance! This amazing team starts with a true memory and explores where it takes them.

Triptych - Experienced improv actors Tracy, Dylan, and Colin perform a one-act play that is emotionally resonant, genuinely funny, and thought provoking.

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Feb
10
8:00 PM20:00

Improv Comedy: Mash Ups

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Improv Cincinnati at Clifton Performance Theatre presents... Mash Ups! To celebrate Valentine's Day, IC is "shipping" different improvisers and teams together in a delightful and hilarious fusion.

Powerhouse: Members of Improv Cincinnati, Louisville Improv Collective, and OTRi come together for one time only!

Fractal Colors - Indie teams "Fractal Rock" and "Color Me" puts the audience in the driver seat for an awesome interactive experience.

Cannibal Mom - IC House Teams "And Then Cannibalism" and "Sorry Mom" mash up to create an amalgam of both.

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Feb
3
8:00 PM20:00

Improv Comedy: Duos!

Improv Cincinnati at Clifton Performance Theatre presents... DUOS! This is improv at it's best: two actors, one suggestion, and brilliant comedy.

Second City mainstage alum Kevin Crowley performs with IC Co-founder Jon Ulrich.

Veteran improv pro Jen Burns performs with IC Co-founder Colin Thornton

IC all-stars Joe Disalvo and Cole Cadman perform together as "Trust Fall" for the first time!

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Jan
27
8:00 PM20:00

Veracity: Improv Comedy with Guest Jim Helton

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Improv Cincinnati at Clifton Performance Theatre presents...

Veracity is Improv Cincinnati's all star mainstage showcase featuring a guest monologist. This week, we welcome Jim Helton, president of Tri-state Freethinkers, an activist group that advocates for equality, science education, and separation of church and state.

Also featured will be house team "And Then Cannibalism", a hilarious group that performs a format called The Harold. Watch a performance piece that is hatched from the group mind, where different scenes and themes crash together into a beautiful conclusion. It's like nothing you've ever seen before.

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Jan
20
8:00 PM20:00

Hot Mic: Cincinnati's Improvised Musical #Kindflash

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Improv Cincinnati at Clifton Performance Theatre presents: Hot Mic, Cincinnati's first full length improvised musical. This is a special performance where we'll be helping #kindflash to give warm clothing to people in need. If you bring a new pair of mittens, a new hat, or a new scarf to the show, we will give you free admission. This isn't like any comedy show you've seen before -- you'll be amazed at how everything is completely improvised, from the music, to the lyrics, to the comedy.

For free entry, choose the option that costs a penny at checkout (they won't let us offer a free option). Then just show up with some winter accessories.  be amazed at how everything is completely improvised, from the music, to the lyrics, to the comedy. You'll love it! If you decide to buy tickets, 100% of your admission will go toward #kindflash.

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Jan
13
8:00 PM20:00

The Latest Show with Scott Thompson

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Improv Cincinnati at Clifton Performance Theatre is proud to preview a new show that will soon be televised and streamed locally.

Scott Thompson is permanently relocating his late night talk show to Cincinnati. With "The Latest Show", the power of big city entertainment is focused on all the awesome things happening in the greater Cincinnati area. Don't miss the special guests: stand up comic Glenn Childress, bakery owner Teeny Morriss, and improv duo Tom&Joc.

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Jan
6
8:00 PM20:00

Improv Comedy With Special Guests

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Improv Cincinnati at Clifton Performance Theatre presents...

Love Square - Jon and Colin welcome special guest Katie Lynn Drown from Columbus, Ohio where she regularly performs with Hashtag Comedy and The Nest Theatre. The trio will take a musical road trip filled with authenticity, heart, and playfulness.

Everything is Bad - Everything is Bad is a cross-country reunion of Terri Beth Mitchell & Matthew Jent. They formerly played together in BLOODCUP, the ultimate experience in grueling improv terror.

Color Me - An interactive comedy experience, where you help decide the fate of the scene. This is like choose your own adventure where you have a say in the story.

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Dec
30
8:00 PM20:00

New Year's Eve Eve Show

Don't fight the crowds on New Year's Eve. Join us for a night of comedy on the night before New Year's Eve.

Old Fashioned - Three improv pros, one suggestion, and one setting. This performance by Matt Jent, Jon Ulrich, and Colin Thornton will be emotionally textured, thematically resonant, and incredibly entertaining.

Veracity - Tech entrepreneur Kevin Habich is our featured monologist for this true story format. He's been on ABC's Shark Tank, but now his stories are chum for the improv sharks of Veracity.

The Forseeable Future - A team of misfit improvisers open the show with a bang!

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Dec
23
8:00 PM20:00

Hot Mic: Cincinnati's Improvised Musical

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Tis' the season for an improvised musical. Join us as a cast of improvisers perform the world premiere of a musical that they are creating in the moment. Everything is made up from the lines they speak, to the lyrics they sing, to the music that is played. 

Joining Hot Mic will be pianist Daniel Zimmer and guitarist Delmar Davis, otherwise known by their band name EZ-DZ.

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Dec
15
8:00 PM20:00

Holiday at Hoppers

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It's the first Christmas after the events of Stranger Things 2 (Spoilers!), and Chief Jim Hopper has lost his Christmas spirit. The kids and other town character try to help him, but there's only one problem: he doesn't want it back. A riff on old network Christmas Specials, Holiday At Hopper's is a hilarious musical parody of the world of Stranger Things. Will Hopper get back his Christmas spirit, and perhaps even find love? Join us this December and find out!

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Dec
9
8:00 PM20:00

Fractal Rock & The Forces of Nature

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Elite improvisers from across the tri-state will join together for a momentous performance that renders its audience wealthier and more attractive. Perhaps you’ll be able to say you were there, someday giving your grandchildren a reason to love you. But if you have to admit that you missed this opportunity - not even remembering what you did instead - you’ll understand why your grandkids never bother to call.

FRACTAL ROCK!
Minds will explode. Hearts will expand. Charlie and Sean will courageously explore the outer realms of theoretical improvisation, defying laws of both physics and convention by imposing Form upon Chaos itself. 
***World Premiere Event!*** 
Forward-thinking collectors will receive commemorative plates. (great gift idea!)

AMORPHOUS BLOB
A secret government agency recruits some of the most dangerous local improvisors to form a defensive task force. Their first mission: save Clifton from the apocalypse. 
***World Premiere Event!*** 
Lucky theatre-goers might receive a date with Margot Robbie and/or Jonathan Duerbeck. 

THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE
Join Marty and Doc on an adventure through time to save Hill Valley from Biff and his band of plutonium-craving Libyan terrorists, unless that’s something else. 
***2nd Show Ever!*** 
Stick around after the show for free career advice!

Be there. Seriously. We're doing this for your own good.

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Dec
8
8:00 PM20:00

Holiday at Hoppers

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It's the first Christmas after the events of Stranger Things 2, and Chief Jim Hopper has lost his Christmas spirit. The kids and other town character try to help him, but there's only one problem: he doesn't want it back. A riff on old network Christmas Specials, Holiday At Hopper's is a hilarious musical parody of the world of Stranger Things. Will Hopper get back his Christmas spirit, and perhaps even find love? Join us this December and find out!

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Dec
2
8:00 PM20:00

Improv Potluck

Improv Potluck - Cincinnati's best improvisers bring their own improv games and challenge each other to play them. The players have no idea what games they'll play in this entertaining and hilarious format. Two opening teams spark the evening with improv comedy showcases.

Two opening teams provide improv showcases that will have you rolling with laughter.

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