Tonight, Dallas-area actors and improvisational comics are joining forces to set a world record and raise money for Orphan Outreach.
The event is called The Whole Whole Lotta Improv, but the slogan probably tells you more than the name: One Story, No Script, 48 Hours.
Over the weekend, from 8pm tonight until 8pm on Sunday, funny people from Fun House Theatre and Film, The Alternative Comedy Theatre and a collective of renowned improvisers will attempt to break the World’s Record for long form improv. The fun takes place at The Cox Building Playhouse, 1517 H Ave in Plano, Texas.
“Long form improv” means that, instead of a series of unrelated skits, this weekend-long piece will feature one story, following a continuous thread, based on an audience suggestion at 8:00pm on Friday night and running non-stop over 48 hours.
The event is organized to be flexible. You can come for a few hours or come back often. Single tickets are $10, 3-Day Laugh Passes are $20, and 100% of the money raised during the three-day even will be given to Orphan Outreach.
Orphan Outreach is a faith-based charity that works to to improve the lives of orphans and at-risk children primarily in Guatemala, Honduras, India, and Russia through early intervention, education and evangelism, thus meeting the physical, emotional, educational, and spiritual needs of the children. To make a donation to this worthwhile event, visit the Orphan Outreach Fun House page.