Posts by Andy Crouch

MITCH Week: Calling All Austin Improvisers

(M) Merlin Works (I) The Institution (T) The New Movement (C) ColdTowne (H) The Hideout Theatre In any given week there are DOZENS of shows happening at the five big theaters/training centers, not to mention troupes producing shows at the University of Texas and other various venues around town. Odds are you’ve been meaning to…

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Tonight in Austin Improv: Saturday, July 14

COLDTOWNE THEATER: 8:30 – Best of the Hustle Show (sketch) 10:00 – Frank Mills and Midnight Society THE HIDEOUT THEATRE:  8:00 – Manhattan Stories 10:00 – Maestro THE INSTITUTION THEATER:  8:00 – Girls Girls Girls presents: Boys of Summer, feat. Twinprov (Opening Night!) 10:00 – Informal Pig Show, feat. There’s Waldo THE NEW MOVEMENT THEATER:  9:00 – Shit’s Golden (stand-up) 10:30 – Road Stories with…

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Tonight in Austin Improv: Friday, July 13

COLDTOWNE THEATER:  8:30 – Cage Match 10:00 – Live at ColdTowne (stand-up) THE HIDEOUT THEATRE:  8:00 – Pick Your Own Path 10:00 – The Spectacle, feat. Bad Boys and Parallelogramophonograph THE INSTITUTION THEATER:  10:00 – Only Three Will Survive THE NEW MOVEMENT THEATER:  9:00 and 10:30 – John Tole Comedy (stand-up) SALVAGE VANGUARD THEATER:  8:00 – Your Terrific Neighbors 10:00 – The Derby FACT OF…

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Tonight in Austin Improv: Wednesday, July 12

COLDTOWNE THEATER:  8:30 – Thursday Night Social Club, feat. Bad Boys and Elevator Action 10:00 – Hustle Show Presents: Hustle Up! (stand-up) THE HIDEOUT THEATRE:  8:00 – The Threefer, feat. LUCY, Who Dack!, and The Intentions 10:00 – The Free Fringe, feat. Mother F***kin Action Heroes and Firth & Arjet (Free) THE INSTITUTION THEATER:  8:00 – The Birthday Clusterfunk, feat. shows from…

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Tonight in Austin Improv: Wednesday, July 11

COLDTOWNE THEATER:  8:30 – Double Feature, feat. Cup and Miller & Purselley (Pay what you want) 10:00 – Double Feature, feat. Lunch and Jorak and Jorak Do Movie (Pay what you want) THE HIDEOUT THEATRE:  7:00 – Essential Electives: Audience Psychology with Jeremy Lamb THE NEW MOVEMENT THEATER:  8:00 – Opposites 9:30 – The Megaphone Show FACT OF…

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Tonight in Austin Improv: Tuesday, July 10

COLDTOWNE THEATER:  8:30 – Stool Pigeon THE NEW MOVEMENT THEATER:  9:00 – Spirit Desire Presents… FACT OF THE DAY: In 1957, Phillies CF Richie Ashburn fouled off a pitch and broke a fan’s nose. He fouled off the next pitch, too—and hit the same fan. Andy CrouchAndy Crouch is an improv instructor, performer, director, trainer, facilitator, administrator,…

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Tonight in Austin Improv: Monday, July 9

COLDTOWNE THEATER:  8:30 – Monday Night Mash, feat. First United Methodist Church of Plano’s Youth Group Improv, Mike & Irene, and The Lottery Show (open jam) (pay what you want) 10:00 – Monday Night Open Mic (pay what you want) THE NEW MOVEMENT THEATER:  9:00 – Clubhouse (stand-up) (pay what you want) FACT OF THE DAY: Diapers made…

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Tonight in Austin Improv: Sunday, July 8

COLDTOWNE THEATER: 7:00 – The Intentions, Secret Garden, and We Invented Dinosaurs 8:30 – The Jam, feat. Oh, Science! and Cup (pay what you want) THE HIDEOUT THEATRE:  2:00 – Flying Theater Machine 8:00 – The Weekender, feat. The Library, Furiously Missing, and Nice Astronaut THE INSTITUTION THEATER:  7:00 – All Austin Improv Jammy Jam! (Free + Free Beer)…

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Tonight in Austin Improv: Saturday, July 7

COLDTOWNE THEATER:  8:30 – Best of the Hustle Show (sketch) 10:00 – Frank Mills and Midnight Society THE HIDEOUT THEATRE:  8:00 – Manhattan Stories (Opening Night!) 10:00 – Maestro THE INSTITUTION THEATER:  5:00 – The Crapshoot (stand-up/improv) 10:00 – Informal Pig Show, feat. There’s Waldo THE NEW MOVEMENT THEATER:  9:00 – Duocity 10:30 – Pilot Night SALVAGE VANGUARD THEATER:  8:00 – Your Terrific Neighbors 10:00 – Saturday…

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