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Visiting from Chicago for one night only, and joining the Nashville Improv Company, El Guapo! Made up of 4 players from iO’s mainstage they are taking their signature style and performing some of the best improv in the world. Two shows, one night. Totally improvised.
Shortform Fiesta at 7pm.
Featuring the most classic improv games, see the NIC and El Guapo blend their critically acclaimed styles in a high-energy party inspired by you!
Come see why the Nashville Improv Company has consistently been performing to sold out crowds in Music City. As Nashville’s only professional improv company, they bring the best of improv comedy & theater to audiences everywhere. Teaming up to join them is El Guapo, featuring Chicago's own Joey Romaine, Adal Rifai, Michael Johnson & Scott Elam. Two teams, Infinite Possibilities.
9pm Especial Longform
El Guapo was created by veteran Second City & iO performers from the birthplace of longform improv. These Chicago players will dazzle you with a classic improv style rarely seen in Nashville, as they deftly weave an entire story inspired by you. In addition, the Nashville Improv Company will perform a brand new show called “VIVA NASHVILLE!” celebrating the city you love by showcasing styles and games you can only see here in Music City.
Tickets are $10 a show, or see both shows for only $17! A limited number of dual tickets are available.
We highly recommend ordering your tickets early. Both shows are not to be missed and we strongly suggest you get your tickets TODAY. You will not be disappointed. The last 10 shows have sold out in advance.
The Nashville Improv Company, where our high energy comedy shows feature the best in improvised games, comedy, scenes and more! Spend an evening shouting out suggestions and enjoy being a part of a unique, interactive and entertaining performance every 1st & 3rd weekend.
Scott Elam is a proud Nashville native and Chicago resident. He has studied improv and sketch comedy at iO and the Second City. He performs regularly at iO with Sears Tower and also works for Second City aboard Norwegian Cruise Line ships. He is thrilled to be a guest of the Nashville Improv Company.
Joey Romaine plays a mixture of real and fictional characters, all connected in some way to the extended family of Victor "Pug" Henry, a middle-aged Naval Officer and confidant of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. He would like to thank the Nashville Improv Company for letting him come play!
Mike Johnson was born and raised in Chicago. He currently is a member of Chicago's ComedySportz Theater and perfoms regularly at iO Theater with Sears Tower, Dinner Bell and Felt.
Adal Rifai has been improvising in Chicago since 2006. While having done many shows at both Second City and The Annoyance you can see Adal weekly at iO with the house team Revolver and with Whirled News Tonight. He has performed, taught and coached teams all over the U.S. and currently is coaching Sears Tower and teaching at iO. He also heads up the coaching and incubator programs at the Playground Theater in Chicago and performs and tours with the independent team Pudding-Thank-You. Adal is delighted to play in Nashville and can't wait to try Prince's hot chicken!
Nashville Improv has been entertaining audiences with their unique brand of high energy improvised comedy nationwide. They're bringing the best of improv & theater into the 21st century, recently being featured on Hidden America with Jonah Ray, and past performances with Laura Hall from Whose Line is it Anyway, Kevin McDonald from Kids in the Hall, Dave Razowski, booked by Comedy Centrals Drunk History, the Chicago Improv Festival, Geek Media Expo, and selling out shows consistently
nationwide. Nashville Tennessee's own professional improv company with regular classes, performances and corporate training. Thank you for stopping by. It’s great to meet you.