Albany Improv Festival

Albany Improv Festival logoThe first Albany Improv Festival is scheduled for April 23 at the Madison Theater. The festival will feature short performances throughout the afternoon and evening by comedy troupes both from this area and around the country. The schedule of acts is after the jump.

Tickets are available online now -- they're $20 for an all-day pass / $17 for two blocks of performances / $11 for one block. Proceeds from the festival will benefit the Damien Center.

Earlier that day the festival will also include a workshop with improv coach Christopher Simpson. Tickets for that are $20 and available online.

Schedule

From the festival website:

2:00pm Crate of Apes (Albany, NY)
2:20pm Controlled Chaos (Glenville, NY)
2:35pm Dollars to Donuts (Albany, NY)
2:55pm - 5 minute break

3:00pm Sneaky (New York City, NY)
3:20pm The Sketchy Characters (Albany, NY)
3:35pm Improv Patrol (Wappingers Falls, NY)
3:55pm - 5 minute break

4:00pm Technically Art (Albany, NY)
4:15pm Boop! (Winsted, CT)
4:35pm Alf Pacino (Schenectady, NY)
4:55pm - 5 minute break

5:00pm The Studio System (New York City, NY)
5:25pm Am I Right? (Schenectady, NY)
5:50pm - Announcements & 10 minute break

6:00pm The Topping Haggerty Experience (Austin, TX)
6:20pm Sheer Idiocy (Troy, NY)
6:35pm OCEAN (New York City, NY)
6:55pm - 5 minute break

7:00pm The Mop & Bucket Company (Schenectady, NY)
7:25pm WilburWilburNealbur (Wakefield, RI)
7:55pm - Announcements & 5 minute break

8:00pm Sorry Not Sorry (Albany, NY)
8:15pm Call Your Mom (New York City, NY)
8:35pm The Future (New York City, NY)
8:55pm - Announcements & 10 minute break

9:05pm Lazy Fair (New York City, NY)
9:30pm Bait & Switch (South Kingston, RI)
9:55pm Closing Ceremonies

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