This Week’s Shows

Fri September 22 2017

Movie Riot

A Live Cinematic Event Made Up on the Spot Comedy juggernauts Movie Riot create a brand new never-before-seen, action-packed movie live on stage. Come early for FREE margaritas, popcorn, and candy from our lobby. Cast: Mac Blake (Funny or Die's Oddball Festival, Funniest Person in Austin 2013) Lance Gilstrap (Midnight Society, Master Pancake Theater) Carlos LaRotta (Fuck This Week, Old Murder House) Kyle Sweeney (@HundoNugs, The P! Company) Vanessa Gonzalez (SF Sketchfest, Moontower Comedy) Sam Malcom (Bad Boys Improv, STAG Comedy)

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Finite Jest

Sign-up at 7p

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>Open Mic

7:30pm

Cenote

In the Treehouse

hosted by Chris Castles Austin Java on Barton Springs 7:30pm FREE SHOW - FREE PARKING EVERY FRIDAY - FULL BAR AND MENU

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Spitballin’ – Ep. 5

Spitballin' is a fast-paced, improvised stand-up comedy show where we ask six professional, local comedians to throw out their set list for a night and come up with fresh jokes based on a variety of prompts they've never seen. This months featured comics: Arielle Norman Jered McCorkle Johnny Azari (New Orleans) Patrick Sirois Claude Dylan Ramey Xrystal Be Like The New Movement Theatre - 7:30 PM - $5 - BYOB

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The Big Bash

The Big Bash‘s all-star lineup of performers will kick off your weekend with games, scenes and improvised stories in the audience’s favorite genres. This show combines the very best parts of the Hideout’s award winning shows and award winning improv comedians. The Big Bash is a guaranteed hilarious date night, company outing, bachelorette party, or more. “This is the type of show we’ve wanted to do for years. With The Big Bash, we’re stacking the deck for an awesome night out,” said Hideout Theatre Artistic Director Roy Janik. “We’ve gathered a cast of top-notch performers with years of experience and created a show that…

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>Improv

$15

8:00pm

Hideout Theater

Brent Morin

Brent Morin can be seen on the hit NBC live television series UNDATEABLE which just wrapped its third season. He has appeared on CHELSEA LATELY, CONAN, COMEDY CENTRAL, BROOKLYN 99, THE MCCARTHY’S and GROUND FLOOR. Only a year after his New Faces set at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, Brent was named one of "Variety's Top Ten Comics To Watch". Catch Brent’s brand new Netflix special I’M BRENT MORIN which is streaming now!

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Loverboy

Loverboy uses real dating stories to inspire their fast-paced and exciting improv show. Each performance features a different guest monologist that will delight the audience with their most shocking, cringe-worthy and downright hilarious tales of dating gone wrong (or right!). Opening for Loverboy: SheSheSheShe (May 5 - June 2) and Sugar, Water, Purple (June 9 - 30). Loverboy is: Beth Alemayoh (Lady Parts) Chelsea Bunn (Doper than Dope, Theatresports) Laura de la Fuente (Stool Pigeon, SheSheSheShe) Kim Lowery (BettyFest 2016 (Producer), Elvis’s Rockin’ Nativity (Elvis)) Maria Pond (Fuck This Week, Someone Has To) Taylor Stewart (Toxic Chakra, Wink Planet) Stephanie…

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The Franchise

The best of the cream of the crop. A showcase of the heavyweights. The most monolithic mash-up of homegrown groups that make Austin the comedy city that it is! Franchise groups are straight up studs, having logged endless hours of performing. Curious to see what the very best of our improv scene is like? This is the show where you see that. $5 at the door!

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Pizza Mic

Sign up at 8:30.

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Danny Palumbo

You can't not like Danny Palumbo. Go ahead and try. He's not only been the host and co-host of the popular stand-up showcases, Live at Coldtowne and Jazz Cigarette, he's also the winner of the 2015 Funniest Person in Austin contest and appeared on America's Got Talent. Palumbo has performed at the Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival, FunFunFun Fest, and at comedy clubs across the country. He is also the creator of the satirical restaurant websites lil ‘buco and abbrev’s. The very funny Aaron Brooks hosts the show with a few special guests. Don't miss this one, folks! Solid show from start to finish!

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Stapleface: A Live Action Claymation in Human Medium

Come and enjoy the intimate hilarious moments that cause hilarious chaos within our minds. We will do all the unraveling on stage, so that you don't have to. Not for kids. Sketch comedy, from the minds of some of the best sketch performers and writers in town. Or the world. One of those, at least. Embrace the fear.

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Live at Coldtowne

We've got Kath Barbadoro returning from the dead (Brooklyn) to hold down the gooey center of this scrumptious show. With Rachel Hall, David McQuary, JT Kelley, Brett Vervoort, the Coldtowne debut of Jaci Kramer, and John Wilkins visiting from Denver. Tickets? You'd better snag them now. It is a well-known fact that Austin is one of the best cities to see stand-up comedy. Over the last seven years, the Texas comedy scene has blown up. And ColdTowne Theater has been right in the center of that explosion every Friday night with Live at ColdTowne. You may recognize many of the…

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PGraph Presents…

Parallelogramophonograph (Kareem Badr, Kaci Beeler, Roy Janik, and Valerie Ward) has been performing together for over 11 years and 650 shows (and counting!). They specialize in improvising full-length plays, showcasing a range from delightful and frenzied to dark and sinister. PGraph have toured internationally and performed at the most prestigious improv festivals in the world as well as the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland. Their love for theatre and a hive-mind-like ensemble combine to produce some of the most unique live theatre you’ll ever see. PGraph has received “Best Improv Troupe” in the Austin Chronicle’s 2016 “Best of Austin” Awards, a 2009 B.…

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Brent Morin

Brent Morin can be seen on the hit NBC live television series UNDATEABLE which just wrapped its third season. He has appeared on CHELSEA LATELY, CONAN, COMEDY CENTRAL, BROOKLYN 99, THE MCCARTHY’S and GROUND FLOOR. Only a year after his New Faces set at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, Brent was named one of "Variety's Top Ten Comics To Watch". Catch Brent’s brand new Netflix special I’M BRENT MORIN which is streaming now!

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Friday Night Pop-Ups

A different themed show every Friday night.

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>Standup

$5

11:00pm

Velveeta Room

Sat September 23 2017

Over the Lege

Over The Lege, the brainchild of Director Stephanie Chiarello Noppenberg, unites the expertise of legislative staffers, improv veterans and comedic writers to bring you a political satire variety show exposing the shenanigans of the Texas Legislature. What better way to learn how to watch over the legislature than through songs, dances, sketches and improv performances? As the Legislature gets more absurd, the parody of it gets harder. In spite of that challenge, Part 2: The Governor Strikes Back includes such fresh sketches such as “Danny Goes Shopping” and “ICE ICE Baby,” which address the infamous bathroom bill and the controversy surrounding sanctuary…

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What’s the Story, Steve?

Each week we create original, fully improvised journeys through a story of the audience’s making. Starring our own improvising poodle, Steve Scott. Engaging, interactive and fun. Volunteer to be a part of the show or enjoy from your seat, either way you can get a high-five from Steve. Tickets are available at the door. $5.00

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Chortle Portal

WHADDUP CHORTIE P!!! We're back for another season of hotboxin the basement with laughter! Same time, same place (7pm in the Taos Co-op basement), featuring the comedy stylings of: Some great comics! As always hosted by "the modern day voices of Ren and Stimpy" Andrew Clarkston and Danny Goodwin!

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Comedy Spartans

Family Friendly Live Improv Show, similar to "Whose Line Is It Anyway?"

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Clouded Thoughts

A new standup comedy open mic hosted by Kelly Shea and Austen Silver at the new Cenote in Windsor Park! In person signup @ 7, show at 7:30 No reorders@ Always free

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Maestro RAW

Every weekend since 1999 the Hideout has presented twelve of Austin’s virtuoso improv comedians in a night of games and scenes based on audience suggestions… a battle known as Maestro. But now we are presenting you with a very special chance to view the new talent… the rising stars of the Hideout battling it out in our signature show. Only one improviser will survive to the end and be crowned Maestro. Come cheer on your favorites and soon-to-be favorites.

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>Improv

$7

8:00pm

Hideout Theater

Brent Morin

Brent Morin can be seen on the hit NBC live television series UNDATEABLE which just wrapped its third season. He has appeared on CHELSEA LATELY, CONAN, COMEDY CENTRAL, BROOKLYN 99, THE MCCARTHY’S and GROUND FLOOR. Only a year after his New Faces set at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, Brent was named one of "Variety's Top Ten Comics To Watch". Catch Brent’s brand new Netflix special I’M BRENT MORIN which is streaming now!

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Love Goat Open Mic

Sign up atΠ8:30 pm.

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Danny Palumbo

You can't not like Danny Palumbo. Go ahead and try. He's not only been the host and co-host of the popular stand-up showcases, Live at Coldtowne and Jazz Cigarette, he's also the winner of the 2015 Funniest Person in Austin contest and appeared on America's Got Talent. Palumbo has performed at the Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival, FunFunFun Fest, and at comedy clubs across the country. He is also the creator of the satirical restaurant websites lil ‘buco and abbrev’s. The very funny Aaron Brooks hosts the show with a few special guests. Don't miss this one, folks! Solid show from start to finish!

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Midnight Society

"Midnight Society is a long-running improv powerhouse. Since forming in 2007, they've come to represent some of the best in Austin comedy. Made up of improvisers with backgrounds in filmmaking, sketch, stand-up, theater, and other various arts, MS continues to deliver entertainment that knocks socks and drops jaws.” Cast: Jericho Thorp (Cookin' Good, Magician vs. Clown) Joel Keith (Funniest Person in Austin Finalist, Air Sex World Champion) Lance Gilstrap (Movie Riot, Master Pancake Theater) Molly Moore (Toxic Chakra, Stool Pigeon) Sanjay Rao (Fruitopia, Empty Promises)

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Maestro

Every Saturday at 10:00 the Hideout presents twelve of Austin’s virtuoso improv comedians for a night of games and scenes based on audience suggestions — but only one of them will make it to the end of the show and be crowned MAESTRO for the week and awarded the coveted Canadian five-dollar bill. If you’ve never seen improv comedy at the Hideout, this is the show to catch.  Maestro sells out most weeks, so get your tickets online! Also, most Maestro shows are now wheelchair accessible as they are performed in the ground floor theater. To guarantee a space ahead of time…

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>Improv

$15

10:00pm

Hideout Theater

Saturday Night Fever

Come to The Gatsby for Saturday Night Fever at 10 pm. FREE PIZZA (while it lasts) from That's Real Comedy Pizza owner Jimmy Tibbs. We'll be playing good, old school music before and after the show. NO COVER, but we do ask that you make a donation to help advertising costs if you like the show.

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>Showcase

10:00pm

The Gatsby

The Megaphone Show

It’s our longest-running show & it’s every Saturday night @ TNM! At each Megaphone Show, we invite a special guest/local celebrity/fun-person-about-town up on stage to share a few of their favorite true stories. A cast of TNM’s finest improvisers use details & themes from those stories to inspire fast, smart improv comedy. Previous Megaphone monologists include: professional wrestler Colt Cabana, Clueless director Amy Heckerling, Kids in the Hall‘s Kevin McDonald, The Simpsons‘ Harry Shearer, porn stars Kleio Valentien & Miss Genocide, & hundreds more. Come see why this is our most popular show! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ogUUUXAXDAU&feature=youtu.be

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Brent Morin

Brent Morin can be seen on the hit NBC live television series UNDATEABLE which just wrapped its third season. He has appeared on CHELSEA LATELY, CONAN, COMEDY CENTRAL, BROOKLYN 99, THE MCCARTHY’S and GROUND FLOOR. Only a year after his New Faces set at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, Brent was named one of "Variety's Top Ten Comics To Watch". Catch Brent’s brand new Netflix special I’M BRENT MORIN which is streaming now!

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Danny Palumbo

You can't not like Danny Palumbo. Go ahead and try. He's not only been the host and co-host of the popular stand-up showcases, Live at Coldtowne and Jazz Cigarette, he's also the winner of the 2015 Funniest Person in Austin contest and appeared on America's Got Talent. Palumbo has performed at the Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival, FunFunFun Fest, and at comedy clubs across the country. He is also the creator of the satirical restaurant websites lil ‘buco and abbrev’s. The very funny Aaron Brooks hosts the show with a few special guests. Don't miss this one, folks! Solid show from start to finish!

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Half Baked: Improvised Sketch Comedy

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 - 11:30pm COLDTOWNE THEATER $5 - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/half-baked-sketchprov-tickets-37138407978?ref=ecal Sometimes a sketch doesn't come easy, but you know there's gotta be something there! Watch Austin's best improvisers try to flesh out unfinished sketches from local writers. Will they become fully baked, or is it back to the oven? You'll have to come out to see! Cast: Devon Coleman Kristie Denlinger Nathan Ehrmann Katherine Hutchins Emily McDonald Malia Moss Matt Needles Robyn Reynolds Kelly Ryan Darren Schmidt Directed by Caitlin French Art by Arian Brumby

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