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40 Star Starred
Bayfront Theater
2 Marina Blvd At Buchanan St San Francisco, CA 94123
415-345-7500
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The weather was windy and cold at that time. I wore a sweater and closed shoes..
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Friday nights are busy because of Off the Grid. Go early so you don't have to stress about parking and you can take advantage of the great variety of food!
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7 stars
attended Mar 13 2010

Mildly funny, The News Show had some moments of laughter, but on the whole it looked as if the troupe was struggling to find a common thread and some energy. For the goldstar price, it was a nice alternative to a movie, but only if the movie was...continued

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attended Apr 25 2009

Amazingly funny! Spontaneous, quirky, and completely in tune with the audience! I cannot recommend BATS enough!

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Website

http://www.improv.org/shows/news.htm

Description

A little bit Mort Sahl, a little bit Daily Show, and a lot of improvisation, The News Show is a night of improvised scenes based on real-life stories from the news papers of the world. Articles are chosen by performers and audience alike – so come early, grab a paper, and be a part of the magic that happens when real news meets real improv. Directed by Paul Killam.

About the Ticket Supplier: BATS Improv

BATS Improv has entertained Bay Area audiences since 1986. Their unique style of acting-based improvisational theatre has made them the Bay Area's largest improv theater company and school and is a benchmark for improv all over the world.