The Festival Sampler Platter | Free
King's Head Pub, 120 King St.
October 1, 9:00 pm
Stephen and Lee from CRUMBS host the opening show of the 2013 Winnipeg Improv Festival by doing scenes with out of town guests and local players.
The Festival Sampler show is a part of the ongoing Free Laughs Comedy Series that puts on free live comedy shows at the King's Head every Tuesday night.
At The Gas Station Arts Centre, 445 River Avenue:
The Dungeons & Dragons Improv Show
October 2, 8:00 pm | $10
Bloody battles (don't worry, it's fake blood).
The show is based on the much-loved game of Dungeons & Dragons, which is a role playing game and just happens to be a perfect fit for improv.
CRUMBS feat. DJ Hunnicutt
October 4, 11:00 pm | $10
Winnipeg's CRUMBS and DJ Hunnicutt create some of the very best long-form improv on the globe.
The Saturday Mainstage Show
October 5, 8:00 pm | $10
- Set 1: Ensemble Cast Performance
Featuring Alistair Cook, Warren Bates, Shawn Norman, Kory Mathewson, Daniel Maslany, Lucy Hill, Fraz Wiest and Stephen Sim.
- Set 2: Outside Joke (Showcase Performance)
Outside Joke combines the genre of musical theatre with long-form improv based on audience suggestions. The ease with which they invent hilarious lyrics (while staying in key or busting out harmonies) will blow your mind.