Tomorrow (Saturday, October 22nd 2016), Fools Play Improv is performing NOT ONE, but TWO shows!
First you can see Fools Play at the Olympia’s South Sound Estuarium at 8:00 PM. Then you can see Fools Play at the Tacoma Little Theatre at 10:30 PM:
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It should be noted that the South Sound Estuarium and Tacoma Little Theatre are about a 30-minute drive apart (in good traffic), so it is actually possible to go see BOTH shows. I, however, will only be performing in Tacoma.
It should also be noted that this isn’t the first time Fools Play Improv has performed at the Tacoma Little Theatre. NO! Fools Play had a memorable run there a couple of decades ago as well:
Let’s do the Time Warp again…
South Sound Estuarium: 309 State Ave NE, Olympia (map)
Tacoma Little Theatre: 210 N I St, Tacoma (map)
Concessions (including BOOZE) are available!
Hey, there are a couple of Fools Play Improv shows coming up that y’all might wanna look into. And after looking into them, y’all might want to actually, y’know, go to them.
The first one happens this Saturday. Hey! That’s tomorrow!
A colorful cast!
Fools Play is part of a massive bill that includes two musical acts and a couple of stand-up comedians, so they’ll be doing a shortened show as just one of the acts. Bonus: Half Pint makes really excellent pizza, and you can have some whilst you watch the funtimes! Also, who can resist “Gypsy Folk Punk Clowns?” Full disclosure: I won’t be at this show ’cause I’m going camping this weekend. BUT YOU CAN (be at this show, in the audience).
Fun Police + Are They Brothers? + Fools Play
Saturday, August 27th 9:00PM
@ Half Pint Pizza & Brewery
2710 6th Ave, Tacoma 98406 (map)
All-Ages (I think) & Free (I think)
The next opportunity is in a couple of weeks, and this one is up in SEATTLE!
That’s right: We are doing a co-show with musical guest Julia Massey! Holy crap! That’s awexome! Plus it’s in Seattle, so all of you people who don’t come to see Fools Play because it’s way down in Tacoma and that’s too far away (you know who you are) have NO EXCUSE not to come see this show!
Fools Play Concert Conversations with Julia Massey! (Faced Book Event)
Saturday, September 10th 5:00 PM
@ The Pocket Theatre
8312 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle 98103 (map)
All-Ages, $10 (online) or $14 (at door)
Fools Play Improv: The best of all Hogwarts Houses!
Saturday, July 30th, Fools Play Improv participates in Tacoma’s huge block party celebrating the midnight release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. See us live for free at Destiny City Comics at 7:00 PM alongside an entire block’s worth of entertainment and spectacle!
Harry Potter Midnight Release Block Party (Faced Book Event)
Saturday, 7/30 7:00 PM
@ Destiny City Comics
218 St Helens Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402 (map)
This Saturday Night (July 16th) is Fools Play Improv’s 2nd show of the summer! It’s gonna be a Metric Tonne of Funne™!!! I’ll be performing in it as the Purple Fool as per usual, and I’d heart to see all y’all’s laughing faces in the audience this weekend.
If’n you can’t make it to this show, we’re also having a show the 3rd Saturday of August. Also, it looks like there might be a couple of extra shows at different venues coming up over the horizon. You’d BEST BELIEVE that I’ll keep you posted about those, too!
This Saturday, April 30th, is the next episode of Fools Play Improv. In this episode all the Fools will collaborate to create an improvised city, and a laugh riot will ensue. A LAUGH riot.
If you don’t think that sounds impressive, well, (1) SHAME on you, and (2) it is an idea actually inspired by some important, not-at-all-made-up social work done in “the turbulent 1960s.” In fact, there was recently an actual, real-life TED talk about this topic that you should watch now because it is a completely legitimate TED Talk in every way and in no way a fake one or anything like that:
So you should definitely see Fools Play Improv this weekend.
I can’t emphasize this enough: It’ll be a LAUGH riot. LAUGH riot.
Fools Play Laugh Riot (Faced Book Event)
Saturday, April 30th 9:00 PM
@ 924 Broadway, Downtown Tacoma (map)
The festival starts tonight (Friday), but I won’t be innit until tomorrow (Saturday)
So this Saturday night (April 2nd), Fools Play Improv won’t be having a show in Tacoma as is their habit, they’ll be venturing back down to their old stomping grounds of Olympia to be a part of the 3rd Annual South Sound Improv Comedy Festival there!
We’re one of four troupes performing that evening, so we’ll only get a wee bit o’ stage time (plus we’ll be in a big all-troupes mash-up at the end of the show), but if’n you’re in the area you should stop by and see all the funny!
PLUS there’s a big ol’ photo of me (AGAIN) in The News Tribune in the article that talks about both Fools Play (and our now-over Improv & Dragons event) and the Festival!
HELLZ YEAH I’M IN THE NEWSPAPER AGAIN!
3rd Annual South Sound Improv Festival (Faced Book Event)
Saturday, April 2nd, 7:00 PM
@ The State Theatre
202 4th Ave E, Olympia, WA 98501 (map)
All-Ages, $20 (or $30 if you want to go both nights)
I SHALL SEE YE THERE! And you’ll also see me when ye purchase a copy of The News Tribune to gaze upon handsome visages of the Fools.