Aug
18
9:00 PM21:00

Improv Comedy: Veracity

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Improv Cincinnati at Clifton Performance Theatre presents an evening of true stories and improv.

Veracity: IC's team of all-star improvisers performs scenes inspired by the true stories of their special guest Brennan Scanlon, Executive Director of Business Network International.

Wampus: A mighty six-headed beast that performs a volatile and highly eperimental form of improvisation never before seen in the majestic Ohio Valley. Somewhat dangerous, always exciting, and definitely unmissable!

Brovaries: Take a peek into the living room of this group of wise, wacky, and wild women and see just how weird life can be.

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Aug
11
9:00 PM21:00

Improv Comedy: Duos

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Improv Cincinnati at Clifton Performance Theatre presents a night of improvised theatrical comedy.

Kevin & Jon - Second City veteran Kevin Crowley is a master improviser. He has performed with Mike Myers, Stephen Colbert, and Steve Carrell, among many others. He is joined by Improv Cincinnati's Executive Director Jon Ulrich.

Tracy & Colin - Tracy Connor has been improvising for decades, most notably on the mainstage of Impro in Los Angeles. You may have seen her in the hit movie Home Alone. She will be joined by Improv Cincinnati's Artistic Director Colin Thornton

Joc & Tom - Jocelyn Sluka and Tom Long are professional touring actors who have performed together for years. Their characters are believable, playful, and captivating.

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Jul
28
10:30 PM22:30

Improv Comedy: Farewell Tatiana

Improv Cincinnati at Clifton Performance Theatre presents... a late night show for our beloved company member Tatiana Godfrey!

Jonny and Tati's Improvised Mini-musical: Jon Ulrich and Tatiana Godfrey are masters of musical improv. You'll be amazed at how they seem to bend the universe toward an instantaneous collision of clever songwriting, talented vocals, and hilarious comedy.

Triptych: Tracy Conner, Dylan Shelton, and Colin Thornton perform their improvised one-act play that promises to be brilliantly crafted, emotionally resonant, and genuinely funny.

Tatiana Vs. The World: It breaks our hearts to see Tatiana go, but we wouldn't want to let her leave without putting her through the gauntlet. Watch as Tatiana plays different characters in different scenes with a dozen of IC's best improvisers.

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Jul
14
9:00 PM21:00

Improv Comedy: Date Night

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Improv Cincinnati at Liberty Exhibtion Hall presents a date night of improvised comedy...

Love Square - Improv Cincinnati's co-founders, Colin Thornton and Jon Ulrich, will take you on a musical road trip adventure with a format that is emotionally textured, playful, and genuinely hilarious!

Double Date - What happens when you bring together two real life couples, both of whom happen to also be master improvisers? Dan and Jessica Harris are joined by the dynamic duo Tone Branson and Mary O'Connell for a very special double date performance.

Changelings - Students of the Improv Cincinnati Academy open the show with some entertaining improv games. Featuring: Edmund Osterman, Annie Weisbrod, Shannon Garcia, and Tanner Howell.

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Jul
7
9:00 PM21:00

Hot Mic: Give Me Liberty

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Improv Cincinnati at Liberty Exhibition Hall presents Hot Mic: Cincinnati's Improvised Musical!

A patriotic cast of improv actors will perform an entire full-length musical. Everything is completely improvised from the music, to the lyrics, to the comedy. Why? Because this is a free country! We will be joined by our all-American guitarist Delmar Davis and a special guest, Second City's master of musical improv Amanda Murphy.

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Jun
30
9:00 PM21:00

Improv Comedy: Absolution Island

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

Absolution Island - Have you ever had an embarrassing moment or cringe-worthy mistake that replayed over and over in your mind? Dan Harris and Colin Thornton will absolve you of your shame and humiliation!

Brovaries - A fantastic all-female improv team performs the "living room" format.

Shouting at Clouds - The stage will be graced by a genuinely talented team of performers with backgrounds in theatre, dance, and writing.

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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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