OKC Improv, which showcases improvisational comedy and theater, is making its debut as part of Oklahoma City’s Opening Night, the annual New Year’s Eve celebration sponsored by the Arts Council of Oklahoma City.
On Friday, OKC Improv will be hosting performances from 7 to 11 p.m. on the fourth floor of the Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library, 300 Park Ave. Admission is $8 in advance and $10 at the event. Opening Night wristbands are available for purchase at 7-11 Stores of Oklahoma, metro Homeland stores, Science Museum Oklahoma and Mid-First Bank Locations.
8 p.m. – The MiDolls
9 p.m. – Villain: The Musical
10 p.m. – Twinprov
ABOUT THE GROUPS:
Founded in 1994, Everybody and Their Dog is Oklahoma’s longest running troupe and over the years has counted more than thirty different players among its ranks. The eight current members do a mix of short and long form improv. Find them on Facebook by searching for “Everybody and Their Dog Improv.”
Comprised of some of the metro’s best improvisers, The MiDolls is Oklahoma’s first all-female improv troupe. These funny ladies will be serving up some colorful themed comedy. Online: www.facebook.com/The-MiDolls
Villain: The Musical is a completely improvised three act 45-minute musical in the style of the Broadway hit Wicked and Joss Whedon’s Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog. Told from the antagonist’s point of view, Villain will explore their dark origins, twisted love, and ultimate conflict with their heroic adversary! Online: www.facebook.com/VillainTheMusical
Made up of twin brothers Buck and Clint Vrazel, Twinprov specializes in creating reality-altering improv, stand-up, sketch, and musical comedy. Buck and Clint have been performing and teaching improv comedy for ten years in Oklahoma and around the country and are founding members of several local troupes and are producers of OKC Improv. Online at: www.twinprov.com
ABOUT OPENING NIGHT:
Opening Night is a New Year’s Eve celebration with music, dancing, theater and fireworks! Since 1987, Opening Night has been the way to ring in the New Year. All performances take place in a safe, family-friendly environment.
Opening Night 2011 takes place on Dec. 31 from 7 p.m.-midnight in venues around Downtown Oklahoma City. This year’s entertainment features a variety of performances from some of Oklahoma’s brightest stars.
An Opening Night admission wristband allows you access to all venues, all night long. Wristbands are $8 in advance, or $10 at the event. Purchase advance wristbands starting Nov. 19 at 7-Eleven Stores of Oklahoma, metro Homeland stores, Science Museum Oklahoma and MidFirst Bank Locations.
For more information on Opening Night, call (405) 270-4848 or visit: http://www.artscouncilokc.com/opening-night.