Tag Archive for: The Improvised Shakespeare Company

Four actors dressed in medieval garb surround another man who has fainted

Ocean’s 11: Gentlemen of Verona and More with The Improvised Shakespeare Company

The Improvised Shakespeare Company promises laughs, adventure, and more than a wee bit of improv. Each show is different, as audience members are encouraged to throw out suggestions, which create the title of a Shakespearean play that has never been written. This year’s titles have varied wildly in style, respectability, and Shakespeare-ness. Much Ado About […]

Seven Added Broadway Attractions Including a Warm Homecoming for Disney’s Frozen

Denver Center for the Performing Arts Broadway & Cabaret announces seven added attractions to the 2023/24 season: Jesus Christ Superstar, CHICAGO, The Improvised Shakespeare Company®, Hairspray, Shrek The Musical, The Cher Show and Disney’s Frozen. The DCPA presented the pre-Broadway engagement of Disney’s Frozen in 2017 at The Buell Theatre. Subscribers receive priority access to […]

Improvised Shakespeare Opening Night in Denver. Randall Harr, Ross Bryant, Brendan Dowling, Blaine Swen and Josh Logan. Photo by John Moore

The Improvised Shakespeare Company is off and punning in Denver

EDITOR’S NOTE: Wednesday night was the opening of The Improvised Shakespeare Company’s extended engagement at the Denver Center’s Garner Galleria Theatre. Each performance produces a full, invented, one-time-only play based on an audience suggestion. With the Denver Improv Festival coming up in November, we asked Interim Artistic Director and longtime DCPA Teaching Artist Jessica Austgen […]

Meet the smarty pantaloons behind ‘Improvised Shakespeare’

How a single audience suggestion leads to improv comedy gold that is equal party silly, sharp and impressively stupid