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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With more than 30 million YouTube views, the musical duo of Igudesman and Joo have turned a vacuum cleaner, boxer shorts, a coffee cream frother and Mozart into an international sensation. With their stage show, A Little Nightmare Music, Russian violinist Aleksey Igudesman and Korean pianist Richard Hyung-ki Joo are filling concert halls and stadiums with the roar of laughter inspired by their surreal blend of classical music and pop culture. Both classically-trained musicians, the two take a musical genre that's often seen as anything but funny and shake it up with a bunch of craziness where everything goes wrong on purpose. From a musician in boxers to a snoring violin, anything can happen and pretty much everything does. And it's not just classical -- in addition to Mozart, you'll hear bits of samurai movies, The Simpsons and West Side Story throughout the show. Learn More
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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.” _—Chicago Tribune _
“With their customary assortment of gags, jabs, songs and jibes, the jokesters of Chicago’s venerable Second City are back in town.”_ —Washington Post_
Check out the interactive events surrounding the show. _ _
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.