Friday, January 2, 2009
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Gwinnett Daily Post
Improv's the word this weekend as two Gwinnett venues host improvisation groups.
The Aurora Theatre will welcome back its signature Funny Fridays act, the African-American improv comedy troupe The Blacktop Circus, with shows at 7:30 and 10 tonight. Each show will feature a group effort at improvisation using audience suggestions to turn them into scenes, songs, and sketches, followed by individual troop members performing stand-up routines.
Atlanta-based improv performance group Playing in Traffic will show off its talents, with the help of audience participation, at 8 p.m. today at the Red Clay Theatre. What started as a small class at the Professional Actors Studio in Atlanta in 2005 has blossomed into a group of 10 or so performers that became a full-fledged improv troupe in 2006. Playing in Traffic performs multiple shows a month at various metro Atlanta venues.
For more information on these performances, visit www.auroratheatre.com and www.redclaytheatrearts.com.
SideBar: If you go
What: Playing in Traffic improv show
When: 8 p.m. today
Where: Red Clay Theatre, 3116 Main St., Duluth
For more information: Call 770-622-1777 or visit www.redclaytheatrearts.com
What: Funny Fridays, featuring The Blacktop Circus
When: 7:30 and 10 p.m. today
Where: Aurora Theatre, 128 Pike St., Lawrenceville
For more information: Call 678-226-6222 or visit www.auroratheatre.com