LOL@Artscape with Baltimore Improv Group (BIG)

Artscape’s funniest event returns, with more LOLs than festival-goers can handle!
LOL@Artscape with Baltimore Improv Group (BIG)

Location: The BIG Theater, 1727 North Charles Street

LOL@Artscape is a pop-up comedy club, featuring approximately 20 local and regional standup comedians during Artscape After Hours (Friday, July 20 and Saturday, July 21 from 9-11pm).

NEW for 2018, LOL@Artscape is proud to feature BIG Baltimore Improv Group as a programming partner, with free improv workshops during all three days of the festival, and free improv shows at 7pm and 8pm (Friday, July 20 and Saturday, July 21).

Workshops and performances are free and open to festival-goers ages 18+. 

LOL@Artscape Emcee: Nicki Fuchs
About Nicki: smart and silly, Nicki is not afraid to speak her truths and welcomes you to laugh along with her at the ridiculousness we all live in day to day. Her comedy is made up of ironic truthful stories that come from her stranger than fiction real life. You can catch her comedy all over the east coast! Check out her schedule at www.NickiFuchs.com.

LOL@Artscape Comedian Line-Up:
Sandy Bernstein
Kiragu Beauttah
Tiffany Cain
Alyssa Cowan
Jennifer Diamond & Pamela Hugi
Michael Furr
Violet Gray
Jessica Jack
Greg Kadajski
Davine Kerr
Josh Kuderna
Dan Marse-Kapr
Ivan Martin
Jennifer Modrich
Elizabeth Norman
Anna Phillips
Bryan Preston
Bunny Themelis
Ian Salyers
Wendy Wroblewski

Schedule

Friday, July 20

7:00PM- 9:00PM Improv Show BIG Time
How do you know when you've truly succeeded? The answer is when the Baltimore Improv Group invites you to have your life memorialized in a series of made up, totally unprepared comedy scenes celebrating you! Come join a hand-picked cast of BIG's best improvisers as they comedically revere some of Baltimore's most important movers and shakers.

7pm - Ann Costlow
8pm - Lou Catelli

9:00PM- 11:00PM LOL@Artscape

Saturday, July 21

12:00PM- 7:00PM Intro to Improv Workshops (each starting on the hour) Experience the wonderful joy of performing basic improv comedy exercises for yourself! This quick, introductory workshop is designed to give you a taste of the hilarity and freedom improv is known for. Through simple, fun and supportive games, participants will explore basic concepts like playfulness, listening and agreement – all in a safe and comfortable group setting geared specifically toward first-timers.  Guaranteed to get you laughing and leave you with a big smile on your face!
7:00PM- 9:00PM Improv Show BIG Time
How do you know when you've truly succeeded? The answer is when the Baltimore Improv Group invites you to have your life memorialized in a series of made up, totally unprepared comedy scenes celebrating you! Come join a hand-picked cast of BIG's best improvisers as they comedically revere some of Baltimore's most important movers and shakers.

7pm - Random Artscape Raffle Winner
8pm - D Watkins


9:00PM- 11:00PM LOL@Artscape

Sunday, July 22

12:00PM- 7:00PM Intro to Improv Workshops (each starting on the hour) Experience the wonderful joy of performing basic improv comedy exercises for yourself! This quick, introductory workshop is designed to give you a taste of the hilarity and freedom improv is known for. Through simple, fun and supportive games, participants will explore basic concepts like playfulness, listening and agreement – all in a safe and comfortable group setting geared specifically toward first-timers.  Guaranteed to get you laughing and leave you with a big smile on your face!
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