A YEAR IN REVIEW

A YEAR IN REVIEW

Jan 5, 2013

The Institution Theater’s First Anniversary Weekend. A look back at the roster of talent and programs that The Institution rolled out throughout 2012. Featuring performances and clips from Danger! The Improvised Lifetime Movie, Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog LIVE!, Firefly – The Musical!, Girls Girls Girls, There’s Waldo, Scrubs LIVE!, This American Live’s Not Ira Glass, Confidence Men, and a Special Appearance by Baxter &...

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Grumpy Old Men

Grumpy Old Men

Feb 2, 2013

February 2nd. 10pm. Once a month, The Institution Theater celebrates three chosen improvisers who have birthdays that month by spotlighting them in their very own CLUSTERFUNK. Each improviser is given a 25-minute slot to fill with whatever that improviser wants to perform in. An improviser’s troupe. A fan-favorite’s show return. Or even a completely original format created by the birthday improviser. Our very own Tom and Jeff have decided to play that which already...

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Bitterfest

Bitterfest

Feb 9, 2013

Love is none of our business. It’s the business of Hallmark and Whitman’s Samplers and 1-800 FLOWERS. Wait, do we sound bitter? So who isn’t bitter? How many times in your life have you said, “Fuck Valentine’s Day!” Well, on February 9th, we’ll beat that number.  In fact, we’ll do one better than that: On February 9, 2013 at The Institution Theater, Confidence Men will LITERALLY FUCK VALENTINE’S DAY in all its...

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West Coast Tour

West Coast Tour

Feb 15, 2013

February. Look out. Seattle, Portland, other places nearby.. we’re on our holly, jolly way. Check back soon for more details, I swear to– we’ll post them as soon as we, as we have them, do you see? In the meantime, jump over to the pages that tell you what we DO know. For instance, the shows in SEATTLE on the 15th and 16th, and the one about our show on the 21st in...

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Seattle Festival

Seattle Festival

Feb 16, 2013

February 15th and 16th. 8pm. SFIT 2013. Seattle Festival of Improvised Theater is a five-day improv festival in Seattle. Groups from all over North America descend upon the city to perform at Wing-It Productions (home of Jet City Improv). The date of our show isn’t for certain, but what is certain is that this’ll be our fourth year, and that we’re very happy they keep having us back even though we just keep shouting at their audiences. You know what...

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Portlandia

Portlandia

Feb 21, 2013

February 21st. Curious Comedy. Don’t get too excited, we’re just in the town, not the actual show. But we’re doing a show in the town. That’s something, right?

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Improvised Play Festival

Improvised Play Festival

Apr 13, 2013

Each year the Hideout Theatre in Austin assembles a full weekend of improvised one-act plays. The schedule is packed with The Hideout’s own repertoire of shows, exciting new shows from other theaters in Austin, and special out-of-town guest troupes.

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at ZACH theatre

at ZACH theatre

Apr 14, 2013

The Second Sunday, at ZACH with MerlinWorks. Opening act is some students–they’re good kids! Well, ok, they’re adults. But they’re doing very good! Taught by “MerlinWorks Adult Improv Classes.” And then it’s US with our legendary improvised two-act, featuring the lovely, this broad, Jennifer Bernard for a musical intermission. And then. The Known Wizards. They’re award-winning, yes. And . . . and, yes, internationally...

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Us and Joe Bill

Us and Joe Bill

May 18, 2013

This guy. On the left. One of the co-founders of THE Annoyance Theater. Started doin’ this improv thing in ’77. Travels all around U.S., Canada, UK and Netherlands teaching it. A life-long member of the nationally touring BASSPROV production, what played with Fred Willard–love that guy!–once in 2003 at the fest in Chicago. He’s one of the best goddamn improvisers you’ll ever see, and he’s guesting with us on this one night...

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44-hour Marathon

44-hour Marathon

Jun 22, 2013

These guys are out of their freakin’ . . . FORTY-FOUR HOURS they’re performing. In a row. We’ll do them a FAVOR and help them out for an hour. Saturday Night. The exact hour, we don’t exactly know yet. Stay tuned!

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