12:00 PM The Show with No Humans
A fork and spoon. A mournful porcupine. That feeling you get when you put a sweater on straight from the dryer. Improvisers can play ANYTHING, except actual humans.
Cast: Adelyn Allchin, Stacey Axler, Emily Blumenfeld, Nora Boedecker, Eileen Breslin, Lori Verchot Carpenter, Lauren Emily Cross, Mikail Faalasli, JD Gore, J.J. Jackson, Tonya Jordan, Kevin Koeser, Shawn Logue, Paul Pearlman, Joe Randazzo, David Richman, Heather Marie Vitale, Ginnie Seger, Erin Troland, Karyn Wilson
12:16 PM Voices of a Generation
They say actions speak louder than words, but in this case, words haphazardly thrown together by other cast members will entirely define our player’s actions.
Cast: Aaryan Balu, Matthew Coit, Noah Hammes , Tony Han, Taylor Kniffin , Erica Lebherz, Max Makovetsky, Cecilia Najera
12:27 PM Oh No He DIDN’T!!
Duoprov is great until someone else steals your idea. Come see what happens when one Duo think’s their original, only to find out that they are not as authentic as they think they really are.
Cast: Brandon Alston, Geoff Corey, Darnell Eaton, Tyler Cole Laminack
12:34 PM Shotgun Wedding
12 improvisers are about to get married to the loves of their lives and swear their undying love to each other after meeting on stage for the very first time.
Cast: BLIND CAST
12:45 PM A Quick Word from Your Sponsors
More on that in a few minutes, but first, this podcast is brought to you by…
Cast: Michael Alvino, Melissa Gedney
12:50 PM DancaholicsAnonymous
See what happens when some improv friends lives are impacted by romantic tango, smooth jazz, and heavy metal!
Cast: Alice Lipowicz, Shijit Dasgupta, Beatrice Leydier, Richie Khanh
1:01 PM A Spin with a Twin
You’ve seen them perform apart. Now you finally have the opportunity to see these twins play together.
Cast: Jeff Bollen, Sam Bonar, Joey Breems, Geoff Corey, Joe Dawson, Robin Doody, Tim Harkin, Jennifer Hyman, Dave Johnson, Mikael Johnson, Kaitlin Kemp, Kara Kinsey, Jordana Mishory, Elizabeth Mulkey, Kelsey Peters, Cara Popecki, Joe Randazzo, David Richman, Kris Shenenberger, Elijah Sloan, Kate Symes
1:12 PM Shy-Prov
Hear the inner thoughts of shy improvisors as they think them.
Cast: Kristin Brown, Caroline Chen, Ceci De Robertis, Em Fiske, Abby Fu, J.J. Jackson, Rai Sen, Jason Walther, Katie Watkins
1:23 PM A Seder Unlike Other Seders
An improvised seder. We will be very inaccurate, but we will ask questions.
Cast: Ryan Alloway, Geoff Blizzard, Nora Boedecker, Lori Carpenter, Marissa Goodstone, Paul Hitlin, Jennifer Hyman, Denny Johnson, Ryan McClure, Ben O’Hara, Paul Pearlman, David Richman, Heather Marie Vitale, Jane White
1:34 PM Not Great With J-Jeff’s Kid
Not Great With Kids is back! And one of us has an actual kid!
Cast: Jeff Bollen, Keira Bollen (age 0.7), Emily Bollen (non-improvising mom), Ryan Brookshire, Emily Crovella, Geoff Corey, Derek Hayes, Justine Hipsky, Veronica Norman, Amy Purcell
1:41 PM Babylon
Do you have understands? Sorry, this show not speak English so good. Or at all, actually. But we speak a lot of other languages.
Cast: BLIND CAST
1:52 PM FLORIDA MAN
FLORIDA MAN: Real life is crazier than fiction. Have you ever read a Florida newspaper? You may not believe the headlines… so we’ve assembled Floridians to set the record straight!
Cast: Lauren Cross, Dina Finkel, Marissa Goodstone, Justine Hipsky, Jordana Mishory, Daniel Miller, Raymond Simeon
2:03 PM Hunky Jesus Presents: Definitely Not a Cult!
You may have heard that improv is a cult, but it’s DEFINITELY NOT. Hunky Jesus is here to do some improv and show you that we are DEFINITELY NOT A CULT!
Cast: Ted Blanton, Tawny Clark, Jeff Friedman, Jayant Gandhi, Jennifer Hyman, Catie Merino, Phil Morton, Isaac Stone, Tandra Turner
2:14 PM For Whom the Bell Tolls
The tension is palpable as two characters can only speak when some unknown force from the audience commands them.
Cast: Bri Lux, Jonathan Murphy
2:21 PM Ambush!
Improv is full of surprises- just not usually this many.
Cast: Bam Alston, Ted Blanton, Geoff Blizard, Nora Boedecker, Sam Bonar, Ryan Brookshire, Eileen Breslin, Ulysses Campbell, Lori Carpenter, Paul Chen, Anuj Christian, Geoff Corey, Mikail Faalasli, Bizzy Fain, Elizabeth Fulton, Marissa Goodstone, Devon Grams, Jennifer Hyman, JJ Jackson, Kaitlin Kemp, Jess Lee, Eh Monie, Clare Mulligan, Ben O’Hara, Katie Ozog, Seth Payne, Paul Pearlman, Krystal Ramseur, David Richman, Sam Schifrin, Matt Strote, Heather Marie Vitale, Nicholas Wheaton
2:34 PM Roommate Love Presents: Unscripted Disney
When you wish upon a star… an improvised offbeat, knockoff Disney film.
Cast: Logan Baker, Matt K Baker, Daniel Brown, Michelle Dworkin, Meaghan Griffith, Eric Messner, Karissa Orris, James Paul, Aaron Wise
2:45 PM Name that Mumble Rap
Mumble Rap explained through improv.
Cast: Kalynn Chambers, Nicole McCauley, Krystal Ramseur, Tandra Turner, Sade Young
2:56 PM Christian Slater Performs Your Favorite Movie
You’ve finally gotten your wish: your favorite movie brought to life where every character is played by Christian Slater.
Cast: Alex Beard, Jenna Hall, Molly Murchie, Jonathan Murphy, Liz Sanders, Patrick Slevin
3:03 PM Oh Greg’s Baby
Oh That Baby Performs with A Real Live Baby
Cast: Stacey Axler, Joey Breems, Bizzy Fain, Jeff Friedman, Elizabeth Fulton, Ray Simeon, Matt Strote, Greg Tindale, Baby Tindale
3:14 PM 3D Spokane
Just a regular Spokane, performed in the audience of Improvapalooza.
Cast: Adelyn Allchin, Stacey Axler, Emily Blumenfeld, Nora Boedecker, Gloria Funes, Kevin Koeser , Erin Troland
3:25 PM Milliken’s Island
Seven castaways on a desert island! And they’re all so kooky!
Cast: Lura Barber, Adam Levine, Dan Milliken, Erin, Murray, Katie Ozog, Jaci Pulice, Liz Sanders, Kate Symes
3:36 PM The World is Ending and Everything’s Terrible
When disaster strikes, everyone must fight to survive. Bonds are formed, lines are crossed, secrets are revealed: who will make it out alive? Answer: NOBODY.
Cast: Andy Blomme, Patrick Hayden, Jon Ryan, Nate Sans, Catherine Shelton
3:47 PM Four Sherlocks and a Murderer
We’ve gathered up five of the world’s greatest detectives, but one of them didn’t survive. It’s up to the the four world’s greatest detectives to discover which one of the world’s greatest detectives is actually the world’s greatest MURDERER!
Cast: Ary Coco, Angel Gutarra, Sel Salamon, Nicholas Wheaton
3:54 PM International Tickling Competition Finals
Cast: Robin Doody, Darnell Eaton, Elizabeth Fulton, Nick Martinez, Dan Milliken, Jordana Mishory, Macey Schiff, Jane White
4:05 PM Power Lunch: Conference Call
We scheduled an improv show but Geoff Corey is the only one who made it into the office. Everyone else is calling in from home.
Cast: Sabahat Chaudhary, Geoff Corey, MaryLauran Hall, Jonathan Murphy, Jamal Newman, Satish Pillalamarri, Krysal Ramseur, Liz Sanders, Nic Small, David Steib, Kaelan Sullivan, Jason Walther
4:16 PM Smell Close Marathon Moves to L.A., SMELL YA LAter!
Pack up your SHARTS the Smell Close Marathon is moving to L.A.!!
Cast: Alex Beard, Richie Pepio, Andrew Sisson
4:27 PM The 2day Show
A morning talk show parody, a la Kathie Lee and Hoda, featuring your hosts and guest celebrities promoting their upcoming projects. Stay tuned during commercial breaks to see the hottest sale items in town.
Cast: Brandon Alston, Joey Breems, Ryan Brookshire, Justin Carty, Kalynn Chambers, Elaine Colwell, Geoff Corey, Darnell Eaton, Analia Gomez Vidal, Justine Hipsky, Sale Karaman, Kaitlin Kemp, Margaret Lee, Eva Lewis, Beatrice Leydier, Max Makovetsky, Clare Mulligan, Erin Briana Murray, Katie Ozog, Krystal Ramseur, Samantha Schifrin, Kristen Timko
4:38 PM The Violets – Reunion Show
Reunion of DC improv scene teammates doing a Pretty Flower format that will blow everyone’s minds.
Cast: Caroline Pettit, Laura Spadanuta, Kate Symes
4:53 PM The Lodge Sings: “Straight Talk For Teens”
When you invite the Lodge to talk straight to teens about very teen problems, they’re gonna make turn those lessons into songs!
Cast: Mark Carrol, Topher Bellavia, Luke Hennig, Adam Levine, Erin Murray, Omar Parbhoo, Sam Schifrin, Jared Smith, Jesse Young
5:04 PM Wonder Whale Presents: Baggage
Your random crap, our life story.
Cast: Andy Braden, Tom Di Liberto, Mikail Faalasli, Elissa Heller, Angela Karpieniak, Kara Kinsey, Kelsey Peters, Brianna Rooney, Kenny Park Yi
5:15 PM Rite
RITE harkens back to a time long forgotten, unearthing the forgotten ritual buried deep in our collective unconscious.
Cast: BLIND CAST
5:26 PM Tiovivo: Carousel at the Carnival
Watch Tiovivo create an entire carnival right before your very eyes.
Cast: Bam Alston, Leah Donnella, Melissa Gedney, Molly Graham, Jasmine Jiang, Dave Johnson, Adam Levine, Nik Manohar, Erin Murray, Henry Ring, David Shadburn
5:37 PM Iron Chef
Watch as two chefs battle it out to prove to the world who deserves to be the Iron Chef.
Cast: Shawn Fisher, Ryan Holloway, Frankie Jefferson, Kaitlin Kemp, Thomas Lam, Shawn Logue, Ben O’Hara, Paul Pearlman, David Richman, Lisa Schreihart, Jermaine Trice, Nick Ufier, David Wittenberg
6:00 PM Out Sick Presents: Back From Vacation
Out Sick Present: Back from Boca! We went on vacation and we BROUGHT GIFTS!
Cast: Nora Boedecker, Allan Eakin,Tonya Jordan, Olivia Martinez, Bill Nelson, Ginnie Seger, Tu-an Truong, Samantha Watson, Karyn Wilson
6:16 PM CLUE
The game of Clue comes alive as the characters try to figure out a dinner party murder on stage.
Cast: BLIND CAST
6:27 PM Queer Prom
Queers can dance, baby!
Cast: Elieen Breslin, Joey Breems, Mark Chalfant, Geoff Corey, Ceci De Robertis, Darnell Eaten, Nick Martinez, Olivia Martinez, Dan Miller, Dan Milliken, David Steib, Heather Marie Vitale, Jane White
6:38 PM Captain PhD presents: Captain TMZ
Join Captain TMZ as we break the biggest stories dominating the entertainment news landscape!
Cast: Erick Acuña, Jesse Chimes, Tess Higgins, James Jelin, Chris Orvin, Cara Popecki, Morgan Smalley, Renan Snowden, Adriana Usero
6:49 PM Faculty Lounge
See your teachers do all the things we told you not to do in class.
Cast: Erick Acuña, Lura Barber, Pete Bergen, Jamie Bingner, Sam Bonar, Ryan Brookshire, Dan Brown, John Carroll, Mark Chalfant, Sabahat Chaudhary, Caroline Chen, Elaine Colwell, Lauren Cross, Ceci De Robertis, Darnell Eaton, Emily Fiske, Elizabeth Fulton, John Heiser, Michael Hendrix, Justine Hipsky, Paul Hitlin, Devin Horne, Nina Hsu, J.J. Jackson, Dave Johnson, Mary Lauran, Jess Lee, Margaret Lee, Eva Lewis, Virginia Lyon, Dana Malone, Matt Mansfield, Reaves McElveen, Dan Miller, Jordana Mishory, Jonathan Murphy, Jamal Newman, Jack Novak, Katie Ozog, Kelsey Peters, Travis Ploeger, John Roller, Katie Rush, Liz Sanders, Macey Schiff, Sam Schifrin, Sabrina Shahmir, Raymond Simeon, Nic Small, Donna Steele, Kaelan Sullivan, Kate Symes, Ben Taylor, Heather Marie Vitale, Jason Walther, John Windmueller
7:04 PM Flash Dance: The Fusion Experience
From the Iconic Flashdance, we see Fusion Dance. This Community Theater version merges the water and conservancy dance to overcome a skeptical DC crowd. Producer Jerry Bruckheimer writes, “made me cry The New York Times says, “should be done on Broadway”, and Los Angeles Times says, ” Ulrich and Hall soar and the dance is truly breathtaking.
Cast: Jenna Hall, Chris Ulrich
7:09 PM The 77th Annual Minnehaha County, South Dakota Table Tennis Championships Presented by Sioux Falls Suburu
Witness the most anticipated yearly event within the Sioux Falls paddle sports community.
Cast: Tyler Laminack, Nic Small, Jared Smith, Katie Watkins
7:20 PM Improvapalooza’s 20th Anniversary Show
Reminisce with us as we show clips from 20 years of Improvapalooza Shows.
Cast: Stacey Axler, Eileen B Autodidact, Brandon Alston, Ryan Alloway, Nicole Barrett, Ted Blanton, Emily Fiske, Jennifer Koch, Clare Mulligan, Jonathan Murphy, Katie Ozog, Joe Randazzo, Liz Sanders, Kris Shenenbeger, Jason Walther
7:31 PM Yr Roasted!
Two of the DC improv community’s most gentle-hearted performers try to pivot to insult comedy. Watch out!
Cast: Zach Mason, Lauren Woody
7:38 PM Childish Needs
Gasp in fear as your favorite childhood toys take a sinister turn!
Cast: Joe Dawson, Jenna Hall, Henry Ring
7:49 PM Vivian and Maude Are Here for You
With over 30 years of experience, Vivian and Maude are here to help you escape, relax, and enjoy the night! Hire us for your birthday, company, or holiday party!
Cast: Joey Breems, Liz Sanders, Macey Schiff
8:00 PM Jukebox Heroes: Jukebox Heroes: Then Was What I Once Called Music
We do improv to the Now That’s What I Call Music CD wedged under the passenger seat of your ’95 Toyota Corolla.
Cast: John Heiser, JJ Jackson, Jordana Mishory, Katie Ozog, Richie Pepio, Kate Symes
8:15 PM Nextworld: A Delos Destination
Delos, the corporation that brought you Westworld, has fixed some of it’s…er…problems to bring you a brand new vacation experience.
Cast: Nicole Barrett, Ryan Brookshire, Mikail Faalasli, Emily Briggs Fiske, Tim Harkin, Jennifer Hyman, Dan Koffman, Seth Payne, Paul Pearlman, Elijah Sloan
8:26 PM Smartass Phone
Sure your phone might be smart, but is it a smartass? Ours are! Come to the other side of the cracked screen and see what happens when your phone is a living, breathing, talking, singing menace (or friend) to your everyday interactions.
Cast: Jane White, Macey Schiff, Geoff Corey, Darnell Eaton
8:33 PM Quit Playing Games With My Heart
The Quitters reunite after their long hiatus for a boy-band reunion special.
Cast: Sanaa Abrar, Paula D. Atkinson, Molly Graham, Tonya Jordan, Jennifer Koch, Kristin O’Brien, Andrea Quach, Karyn Wilson
8:44 PM Improvised History
A history “expert” (an* history “expert”?) describes a famous historical event in casual language as improvisers silently perform it Drunk History style – lip syncing and all.
Cast: Ryan Brookshire, Paul Chen, Geoff Corey, Jessica Huls, Heather Marie Vitale, Nick Martinez, Ryan McClure, Clare Mulligan, Katie Ozog, Greer Smith, Lauren Woody
8:55 PM Jos. A. Banksy Something, Say Something
Jos A Banksy made a vow to subvert and protect. Watch what happens when one subversive improv team is the only thing that stands between the audience and a VERY suspicious package.
Cast: Alex Beard, Rob Miller (remotely), Jordana Mishory, Liz Sanders
9:06 PM RichiePie Presents: Choose Your Own Protagonist!
Everyone wants to be the protagonist. It’s a fight to a Happily Ever After!
Cast: Cassie Barnum, Ryan Brookshire, Cat Fullerton, Molly Graham, Justine Hipsky, Alex Kazanas, Kevin Mahoney, Katie Ozog, Ben Taylor, Vic Whitten
9:17 PM Pagan Neagan
See what ancient spirits are connected to our members’ souls and what we must do to release them from their immortal grasp on our lives!!!!
Cast: Anna Ross, Heather Marie Vitale, Samantha Schifrin, Maria Gahan, Kara Kinsey, Abby Fu, Kelsie Anderson
9:28 PM Runaway Train Presents: Public Service Assembly
The Runaway Train gang delivers a public service awareness sketch for the school assembly.
Cast: Michael Alvino, Geoff Corey, Nina Hsu, Lauren LaVare, Nic Small, Lauren Woody
9:39 PM Fits Like a gLove Onion
Love Onion’s show will be perfectly sized — by YOU!
Cast: Sam Bonar, Elaine Colwell, Joe Dawson, Tim Harkin, Margaret Lee, Jordana Mishory. Coach: Jess Lee
9:54 PM These Are Your Ghosts
Meet the living and the dead as we improvise the local ghost story that haunted your hometown.
Cast: Darnell Eaton, Justine Hipsky, Alex Kazanas, Tyler Laminack, Eva Lewis, Zach Mason, Dan Milliken, Jonathan Murphy, Erin Murray, Katie Ozog
10:05 PM Compliments Only
Far too often improv turns into arguing and fighting. For this show, members of the group IRL will only be allowed to speak using compliments.
Cast: Lauren Cross, Megan Cummings, Paul Hitlin, Julia Rocchi, Sara Rouhi, Jason Walther, Elise Webb
10:16 PM SODA JERKS
Alex Beard and Sean Paul Ellis put aside their differences once a year to give back to the DC improv community. Free ice cream never tasted so bittersweet.
Cast: Alex Beard, Sean Ellis
10:27 PM Fucking Messes Bullshit-Ass Kids Fucking Fuck
We’re tired of cleaning up these kids’ bullshit messes.
Cast: Alex Beard, Sean Ellis, Jordana Mishory
10:32 PM Depressed But Still Dating
Just because you’re depressed doesn’t mean you can’t get out there and meet other people who are also depressed!
Cast: Jenna Hall, Zach Mason, Vic Whitten
10:37 PM Sábado Picante: Choose Your Own Telenovela
Sábado Picante lets you choose your own telenovela by deciding what dramatic twist comes next!
Cast: Erick Acuña, Elizabeth Cutler, Ceci De Robertis, Analía Gómez Vidal, Tony Lopez, Matt Mansfield, Clothilde Mayer, Spencer Orenstein, David Steib, Heather Marie Vitale
10:48 PM Sex Tips with Sistine Robot
What group knows more about love, sex, and dating that the writers of Cosmo? How about that bunch of oily-jointed robots with ticking hearts of metal? The members of Sistine Robot will teach you a thing or two about life, love, and fashion.
Cast: Paul Hitlin, Jonathan Murphy, Joe Randazzo, Sara Rouhi, Elise Webb
11:03 PM Heirloom Presents: The Thorns
An improvised version of The Bachelor/Bachelorette. Will they find love? It turns out this rose ceremony has more than a few thorns.
Cast: Andrew Dickinson, Rosemary Grant, Diego Hernandez, Hawk Haines, Kevin Koeser, Elizabeth Mulkey, James Paul, Rajyashree Sen, Alexandra Tucci
11:14 PM How Fitting
A relationship undergoes fits and starts as a couple starts to fold a fitted sheet.
Cast: Zach Mason, Jordana Mishory
11:21 PM Perversion Therapy
Step into our office where we analyze your dreams to reveal the shocking truth about who you are, what you want, and, most scandalously, WHO you want.
Cast: Joey Breems, Ceci DeRobertis, Nick Martinez, Olivia Martinez, Brant Miller, Christina Witwer
11:32 PM G-Rated Sex in the Dark
Sex is rarely a beautiful, perfect act of love. It’s like, awkward as heck.
Cast: Geoff and Sam
11:37 PM BFF Hotline
Few things in life are as comforting as a good phone call with your BFF when you need a little advice. Justine wants to be your best friend. Also, she’s probably a little drunk.
Cast: Justine Hipsky
11:44 PM The Regional Sales Meeting
Belinda is not afraid to do what it takes to whip her regional sales managers into shape… even if it means removing her red high heals.
Cast: Sam Bonar, Saleh Karaman, Jenna Hall, Clare Mulligan, Dan Oneil, Liz Sanders
11:51 PM Lena Dunham Meets Matt Damon
Matt Damon takes orders from Lena Dunham resulting in a world of misunderstood consequences with good intentions.
Cast: Darnell Eaton, Derek Hayes, Erica Johnson, Eva Lewis, Jamal Newman, Krystal Rammer, Nic Small