America All Better!!: Second City's Latest Sketch Comedy
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The last date listed for America All Better!! was Saturday August 31, 2013 / 8:00pm.
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The eighth annual Fighting Improv Smackdown Tournament -- otherwise known as FIST -- pits the most talented three-person troupes in the D.C. area against each other in a fierce battle for audience laughs and all-out comedy supremacy. This year's competitors include an all-puppet team, a blues-music-based group and an ensemble whose entire show is based on celebrity tweets. But you're the ultimate winner -- not only do you get to enjoy the best long-form improv the competitors have to offer, but you also get to vote via secret ballot for who should move on and enjoy a bonus headliner set by a Washington Improv Theater company ensemble. Learn More
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Featured review from Vicky SchwartzRed Velvet
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This is the fourth time that Second City has played at Woolly since 2008. I have seen the last three shows and this one is by far the best. I would have given this year's performance 5 stars if they would not have included the improv part at the end. It was very silly and stupid and so unnecessary. I suggest you try to escape before they start this part--they even make a joke about leaving before they start it. If I wasn't trapped in a middle seat near the front, I would have run to the exit.
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This Second City troupe performed a few funny skits, but their improv stuff just seemed very amateurish. Woolly's tickets are high priced and even discounted, with all the fees, they are expensive...will think twice before trying them again.
Quotes & Highlights
- “This stellar new show is right up there with the classics.” <em>--Chicago Tribune </em>
- "With their customary assortment of gags, jabs, songs and jibes, the jokesters of Chicago’s venerable Second City are back in town."<em> --Washington Post</em>
- Check out the <a target="_blank" href="http://dc.broadwayworld.com/article/Woolly-Mammoth-to-Host-Interactive-Events-to-Accompany-AMERICA-ALL-BETTER-79-20130626">interactive events</a> surrounding the show. <em> </em>
The show runs one hour, 45 minutes with one intermission.
About the Ticket Supplier: Woolly Mammoth Theatre Co.
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company ignites an explosive engagement between theatre artists and the community by developing, producing and promoting new plays that explore the edges of theatrical style and human experience, and by implementing new ways to use the artistry of theatre to serve the people of Greater Washington, DC.