For Immediate Release




May 5, 2010


Huntsville: On May 29th, 2010, Canadian comedy returns to the prestigious Algonquin Theatre. The Canadian Improv Showcase, the countries premiere professional, touring improv company, will make their second appearance after a very successful debut in 2009.


“We are thrilled to return to Huntsville” exclaimed Creative Director and Producer, Matthew R. Lawrence. “As a touring company it is our goal to search for home theatres all over this vast land and the Algonquin is our proud home in cottage country” he added.


The Canadian Improv Showcase perform short form, or game-style improvisation. A style made popular by the long running British and American TV series “Whose Line is it Anyway?” Their shows are interactive, guided by audience suggestions and participation and are never the same twice. “With a different audience and a different cast of actors, you never see the same show twice” commented Mr. Lawrence. “And unlike other forms of comedy, we don’t pick on the audience, we’d much rather make fun of ourselves!” They even add to the mix a healthy dose of Canadianna often wearing customized hockey jerseys while on stage.


The Canadian Improv Showcase has been performing for over 13 years and expect to celebrate their 600th show in 2010. They offer a wide variety of programmes ranging from workshops to corporate events and everything in between. The cast is made up of all working professional actors, highly recognizable from stage and screen alike. And with a cast of 14, 6 of which will grace the stage at the Algonquin, even if you attended last time, this will be a completely new experience.


The Canadian Improv Showcase are at the Algonquin Theatre on Saturday May 29th starting at 8:00 pm. Tickets are $22.00 and can be purchased by visiting:

For more on the Canadian Improv Showcase, please visit:

Thank you.


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