Off-the-Cuff Comedy from The Improvised Shakespeare Company
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The last date listed for The Improvised Shakespeare Company was Saturday March 9, 2013 / 8:00pm.
Currently at Carpenter Performing Arts Center, CSULB
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One of the best known saxophonists in the world, David Sanborn blends jazz, pop, rock and R&B into a smooth-as-silk sound that no other sax player has quite managed to copy. The career of this multiple Grammy winner was launched in 1975 by his (aptly-titled) debut album, Taking Off, and it hasn't come down since, spanning more than two dozen other albums. Established as both a soloist and a collaborator with the likes of Bowie, the Stones and Clapton, Sanborn now brings his "sweet-tart alto sound" (The New York Times) to Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beachfor an impassioned performance.
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The rest of the audience seemed to like this performance much more than I did - at least, they laughed a lot more than I did. The performers took an audience suggestion for the title of a play, and improvised a Shakespearean-like play around the...continued
Quotes & Highlights
“Staggeringly brilliant!” —Time Out Chicago
Get thee to the theatre for a night of off-the-cuff comedy inspired by the language and themes of William Shakespeare. Methinks there will be power struggles, star-crossed lovers, sprites or perchance you will delight in sword-play, rhyming couplets, asides, insults or persons in disguise. One thing is certain—though this be madness, there be laughter in’t!