Every year cities and towns all over the world are flooded with epic tales of a global threat. This summer be a part of the action as IRTE presents Calamity! - a fully improvised “choose your own” disaster movie. You choose the disaster. We save the world!
This summer...where will you be when Calamity! hits?
Winner of the 2014 SHITFA (Supreme Honorary Improvised Theater & Film Award) for Outstanding Genre Performance (THE SCARY, Improvised Stephen King), IRTE, the Improvisational Repertory Theatre Ensemble, invites you to be a part of the action in CALAMITY!
Come see the comedy theatre company whose shows have been called "so much fun...comedic brilliance" (Susanne Pinedo, Pinedo PR), "completely unique" (Heather Boddy, Thespi-Honest), "quick-wit hijinks!" (Amy M. Frateo, Outerstage) and an "amazing improv super-crew." (Roberto Tobar, Comedy Blogger).
The NYC-based ensemble of comedy performers returns with its own unique brand of original themed, character-driven improvisational shows performed in rep. July 11th, IRTE opens its fifth and final show of the season, CALAMITY! Directed and originally conceived by Bill Berg (IRTE Ensemble, Gotham City Improv), CALAMITY! is a live improvised action adventure disaster "movie."
The cast will include Artistic Director Nannette Deasy and IRTE Ensemble Robert Baumgardner, Curt Dixon, and Jamie Maloney. They will be joined by guest performers Evie Aronson (TruTV, HBO Films, Frigid Fest NY), Sam Katz (IRTE's Wow Wee! and Small Claims), Melissa Cole (Cherub Improv, Small Faces, IRTE's Late Night News) and Nate Betancourt (Critical Point Theatre’s podcast The Grayscale). The group’s collective credits include off-Broadway theater, national tours and feature film.
Each show will include appearances by talented up and comers from the NY indie music scene, including Carla Ulbrich July 11th, Tym Moss July 18 and Mr. David Jay July 25th.
About the Company: IRTE: The Improvisational Repertory Theatre Ensemble
IRTE: The Improvisational Repertory Theatre Ensemble, an ensemble of theatrical actors and writers who will develop, produce, and perform a season of original themed improvisational shows and video sketches following the basic model of traditional repertory theatre.
Saturdays, July 11, 18 & 25, 8:00-9:00pm :
Theater: Producers Club Theatres
Address: 358 W 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
Cost:$12, Plus Group Discounts available online
Buy Tickets Online or Call: IRTE at 646-620-5051