Venue Details

36 Star Starred
Bayfront Theater
Marina Blvd At Buchanan St San Francisco, CA 94123
415-474-8935
Venue website Get directions
Jen
Get food at off-the-grid beforehand!
BATS Improv Comedy dining Apr 07 2014 star this tip starred
Georgie Girl
Friday night performances are a double treat with the delicious variety of cuisines conveniently transported to you in two dozen or so food trucks at Off the Grid!
BATS Improv Comedy dining Apr 01 2014 star this tip starred
View All 186 Tips

Reviews & Ratings

4 ratings
3.8 average rating
  • 0
    5
  • 0
    4
  • 0
    3
  • 0
    2
  • 0
    1
5 events
2 reviews
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

star this review starred report as inappropriate
5 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Apr 25 2009

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

star this review starred report as inappropriate
More Information

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.