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25 Star Starred
The Cornservatory
4210 N Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60618
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100 reviews
15 stars
Be sure to try to park south of the Jewel if you park on street; north of 4300 North you must feed meter (ouch).
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"The Original Improv Gladiators"
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29 events
11 reviews
58 stars
attended Jun 07 2014

Improv is tough to do even for experienced individuals. These folks are in the early stages of learning. One or two talents were the bright lights.

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attended Sep 13 2013

I went Friday night and the group "Crooks" was awesome!

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attended Sep 27 2013

Went on a Friday. The group "Crooks" was great.

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Corn Productions hosts this improvisational mêlée, offering up their own Artistic Director to emcee the festivities. In round one, teams perform 8 minutes of long-form improv. They are then are evaluated and scored by judges from theater and improv companies all over Chicago including iO, ARFTCo, and Second City as well as special celebrity guest judges. Audience response will also count for a percentage of scoring.

In round two, teams will clash with the house pros—The Improv Gladiators—who will dive into the fray with a furious frenzy of improv skills to block the teams from scoring points in your favorite short-form games such as Party Quirks and Story Story Die.

Points are accumulated throughout the 4 weeks culminating in a semi-final round and then the Grand Finale, in which with the two top scorers from each night collide in an epic battle. In the end, to the victor goes a free four-week run at Cornservatory.

About the Ticket Supplier: Corn Productions

Corn Productions is a theater company that produces original comedy plays, musicals, and improvisational shows for kids, families and adults only. We have been producing shows for over 20 years and have been in our location, Cornservatory for over 10 years.