Battle of the Bay Theatresports from BATS Improv
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All offers for Battle of the Bay Theatresports have expired.
The last date listed for Battle of the Bay Theatresports was Friday July 29, 2011 / 8:00pm.
Currently at Bayfront Theater:
- Full Price:
- $15.00 - $17.00
- Our Price:
- COMP - $8.50
BATS Improv -- named the Bay Area's Best Theater Company by the San Francisco Chronicle, Best Comedy Troupe by SF Weekly and Best First Date Spot by the San Francisco Bay Guardian -- presents a variety show of comedy fun, including head-to-head improv battles, long-form murder mysteries, musicals and more. Every show is one of a kind, using audience suggestions for a unique mix of improv comedy and theater that's never the same show twice. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Sandy
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I've been watching BATS for 25 years on and off. Sometimes I go every week and then I'll forget about them for a few years. I've attended 3 BATS events in the last week and my face still hurts from laughing so much. Saturday night's "Battle of the Neighborhoods" between the "Oaktown Crew" and the "Laurel Heights Battling Therapists" had me laughing all night. Gerry Lawlor's bling and falling down pants as part of the Oaktown Crew was hilarious. The Battling Therapists, with their pipes, suit jackets (and one velvet jacket), started every set with a huddle and an inspirational cheer: "We're here to help!" "Let's talk about your mother!" "Can we go deeper?" had me chuckling.
Theatresports is improvisation played as a sporting event. Teams of improvisers compete in a series of scenes, games, and challenges vying for points awarded by three Olympic-style judges (who score each scene on a scale from one to five.)
The audience is involved throughout the show, shouting suggestions; volunteers are sometimes invited to participate in one of the rounds. At the end of the evening, the team with the most points wins. It’s wildly entertaining and BATS Improv’s most popular format.
Battle of the Bay features the BATS Company players divided into six themed teams that satirize citizens of San Francisco, and the North, East, and South Bays. Each show is completely different, so you can attend again and again and experience an exciting blend of theater and improv comedy.