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Show begins when the director asks the audience to suggest a popular film title and then the cast, right there on the spot, improvise the "black version" of that film complete with its improvised soundtrack, dance numbers, DVD extras, audition reels & more.
The Black Version is a completely improvised show that started at The Groundlings Theatre in LA in 2010 to sold out crowds and great reviews. Rolling Stone magazine calls the show "Hot" and the cast a "Comedic A-Team", LA Weekly says the show is "Red Hot" and "Scores more than it's share of belly laughs" while the LA Times calls the show "A Winner"!
The Black Version is a completely improvised show that was created and performed to all sold out houses at The Groundlings Theatre starting in 2010. Rolling Stone Magazine calls the show "Hot" and the cast "A Comedic A Team", LA Weekly says it's " Red Hot" and "Scores more than it's share of Belly Laughs" and the LA Times calls the show "A Winner"!
The show begins when the director asks the audience to suggest a popular film title and then the cast, right there on the spot, improvise the "black version" of that film.
Count on one thing this election year—a zillion fresh zingers of up-to-the-minute musical parodies that skewer both sides of the aisle, while leaving the audience rolling in it, laughing!
Since 1992 The Groundlings Main Company, Alumni and Sunday Companies have played together every Thursday night in the all-improv explosion that has become almost as much of an institution as the Groundlings Theatre itself! Based entirely on audience suggestions, the comic daredevils invent custom-made satire and song. Each week features a new surprise guest.
Come and see one of L.A.'s longest running long-form improvisation shows! Watch as the Groundlings Players begin with three suggestions from the crowd, and then proceed to weave the stories together, travelling back and forth through time, playing different characters in many different situations. AND, they keep it up for an uncanny 40 minutes straight. AND, after a brief intermission, they come back and do it all over again with three new suggestions!
Meet Pepe Hernandez, over-ambitious patriarch of the world's most dubious family of entertainers, whose unflagging confidence cobbled from decades spent touring the bottom-rung nightclub circuit south-of-the-border, has inspired him to ascend into big-top territory and head north to…Burbank, legendary home of Walt Disney, IKEA, and now Pepe Hernandez! Nothing – not even the labyrinthine layout of IKEA - will hinder this fearless, feckless familia in their determined quest for international stardom. Welcome to El Grande Circus de Coca-Cola!
The legendary Groundlings Theatre troupe presents its latest and greatest main stage show. It's an evening of sketches and some improvisation, always original and always hilarious.
Emily Churchill brings to you a love story, 20 years in the making, from falling in love with Jon Bon Jovi at first glance on MTV, to falling in love with her best GIRL friend and then deciding to look for love with men again," all because Madame Zoltar said so."
Warning: This story includes near death experiences with, a crazy night of passion between two lustful gingers, lesbian boxing matches, and Star Search performances on demand.