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Improv Lab: The Merge

Improv Lab: The Merge

Let me hit you with a little inside baseball for a minute. There is a long-standing debate amongst comedy nerds about which format is superior: stand-up or improv. While that debate festers amongst the cognoscenti, Monkey Business Institute is giving audiences a chance to take in both stand-up and improv comedy in a unique show we call The Merge.

Delivered in three parts, The Merge first unleashes the stand-up comics on stage. Each comic performs a short set before handing the show over to our improv comedians. The MBI cast performs improv based on material and situations brought up during the stand-up comics’ sets. Finishing the show off, the stand-up comics come back on stage and join forces with MBI members to delight the audience with a round of improv games.

Want to see it inaction for yourself? Check out the video below or get your tickets here.


Published on Nov 16 2015

Last Updated on Apr 30 2020

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