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The Big Stupid Improv Show

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Big Stupid is like that proverbial box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get, but you know it’s going to be good.

This perennial fringe laughfest led by CRUMBS’ Stephen Sim and Lee White — with DJ Mama Cutsworth supplying improvised musical accompaniment — features a rotating cast made up of touring fringe performers and local improv lights.

Alix Sobler (She’s Not There, 2009) was among the standouts on opening night, when the crew performed a director’s cut show.

Given five half-baked sketches, the audience votes for a favourite to complete. Pirates, aliens, star-crossed lovers — it can be a tough choice, but with Big Stupid, it’s always the right one.

— Pat St. Germain

From the Fringe program:

Always a crowd favourite, The Big Stupid Improv Show has been making improv shows Big and Stupid for over a decade. The show gathers improvisers, comedians, actors and performers who are in town for the Winnipeg Fringe Festival and throws them on stage together to entertain you. See the best Fringe players together in unheard of combinations! See them make up a show before your very eyes!

Director: Stephen Sim

Cast: Lee White (CRUMBS), Toby Hughes, RobYn Slade, Fraz Wiest, many other secret surprise guests!

Recommended For: Mature Audience

Length: 60 mins.

Tickets: $10

Discount Tickets: $8 for Matinees

Under 10 not admitted.

Warnings: Subject Matter, Language

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