Hexagon 2014: Midterm Madness -- Political Satire Musical Comedy Revue
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The last date listed for Hexagon 2014: Midterm Madness was Friday March 28, 2014 / 8:00pm.
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Washington Improv Theater (WIT) serves up an unscripted feast of epic proportions with its new series Binge, designed to satisfy the hunger of any comedy connoisseur. WIT's six skilled company ensembles have each come up with an intriguing mix of genres to play with, from Commonwealth's parodies of '80s sitcoms to iMusical's Missed Connections, which turns lovelorn posts from Craigslist into song-filled sketches. Jackieland goes all zombie with their post-apocalyptic improv, while the Season Six troupe tackles sci-fi and King Bee comes up with off-the-cuff soap opera situations. And every Binge show is cooked up right before your eyes, with ingredients provided by audience suggestions. Learn More
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Featured review from GoldStar MemberRed Velvet
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Hilarious political satire! I had quite a few loud guffaws escape me before the night was over. It is always fun to see local newscasters / traffic reporters do the "news" throughout the show. My absolute FAVORITE part was when they did a brilliant spoof of the Hunger games. The actress who played the "Effie" spoof was truly hysterical. As long as you don't take yourself or politics too seriously - you'll have a great time!
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I've seen this annual revue many times, but this year's was the best ever! The skits and songs about Congress and the President were really well done, but the spoof news updates done by area newscasters and the one liners in the locker room...continued
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About the Ticket Supplier: HexagonIn November 1955, a group of young Washingtonians who had been active in college theatre got together to put on a show of their own. Its format was based on the popular NBC Sunday night radio show "Monitor." The group decided to make the show a social event for charity or "we would have practically no audience." The organizers called the new group Hexagon since it was "twice as good as Triangle because we had girls."
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