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Photo:  http://www.news-press.com/article/20130531/ENT/305310024/Stage-2-Improv-opens-Naples

The Reviews are in!!

http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2013/jun/07/review-stage-2-improv-naples-players-tickets/

“Maybe improv does have a future in Naples.

Stage 2 Improv – “the next stage of comedy” (insert eye roll here) –

served up a loud, lively, way-better-than-I expected debut

in the Naples Players’ black box space Friday night.

There are some funny folks roaming the streets.

And not just the actors!”

http://www.news-press.com/article/20130614/ENT/306140015/Naples-based-Stage-2-Improv-adds-show-dates

“Stage 2 Improv,

a Naples-based improvisational theater group,

has added dates to its performance schedule

at Sugden Community Theatre.

June 20 has been added,

as well as July 11-13,

July 18-20

and July 25-27.

The show is directed by Michael Santos and Judith Gangi Santos

(co-founders of the former Naples City Improv).

Stage 2 Improv features scenes, games and songs

that are driven from suggestions by the audience.

Each show is created on the spot,

so no two shows are ever alike.

The Stage 2 cast includes:

JamieLynn Bucci, Kat Ebaugh, Judith Gangi Santos, Brad Goetz, Steven Johnson, Randy Jones, Meg Pryor, Michael

Santos and Nancy Swartz. Interns for the show include Casey Debrowski (My son!!!), Synthia Dubose, Guy Clover,

Bukki Sittler, Rosie Spinosa and Corey Walker.

Performances will be Thursday – Saturday at 8 p.m.

at Sugden Community Theatre.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students to 18.

The theatre is at 701 5th Avenue South, Naples.

Visit naplesplayers.org

or call 239-263-7990.”

The comedy at Stage 2 is strong. Exceptionally so. Stage 2 cast well, looking not for acting skills or pretty faces, but wits, brains and comic timing. Robin Williams these kids are not – but they know how to get a laugh. You try to mime scrubbing a toilet with a cucumber and spit? Or peeling a cactus with a pair of dentures? F

http://ftmyersnaples.broadwayworld.com/article/BWW-Reviews-STAGE-2-IMPROV-Laughs-into-Naples-20130608

http://www.naplesplayers.org/show1_0.html

Read the entire review at:

http://www.gonaples.com/news/2013/jun/07/review-stage-2-improv-naples-players-tickets/

“Make full my joy,

that ye be of the same mind,

having the same love,

being of one accord…”

Philippians 2:2

Oh!!

Go ahead…

And enjoy a good laugh!!!

Even the Bible can be funny!!

Funny Bible Verses, Quotes, and Sayings…

“It is better to live alone in the desert

 

than with a crabby, complaining wife.”

 

Proverbs 21:19

“There is more hope for a foo

than for someone who speaks without thinking.

Proverbs 29:20

“Most people are bothered by those passages of Scripture

 

they do not understand,

 

but the passages that bother me

 

are those I do understand.”

 

Mark Twain

 

“My ancestors wandered

 

lost in the wilderness for 40 years

 

because even in Biblical times,

 

men would not stop to ask for directions.”

 

Elayne Boosler

 

“The Bible tells us to love our neighbors,

 

and also to love our enemies;

 

probably because they are generally the same people.”

 

Gilbert K. Chesterton

 

It’s going to be fun to watch and see how long the meek

 

can keep the earth after they inherit it. 

 

Kin Hubbard

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Stage 2 Improv has been so widely popular, we’ve added a June 20th performance at 8:00 pm and three July weekends! Thur – Sat, July 11-13, 18-20 & 25-27 8:00 pm

Stage 2 Improv is a Naples-based improvisational theatre group featuring scenes, games and songs that are created right before your very eyes! If you liked the television show Who’s Line is it Anyway? and the improv troop The Second City, you’ll love this! The actors utilize information given by the audience to build the show! Every scene and game is driven by suggestions from the audience. Some games may even feature audience participation! You never know what an evening will bring, which makes each show different from the next.

TICKETS ARE $15 FOR ADULTS AND $10 FOR CHILDREN UNDER 18

– See more at: http://www.naplesplayers.org/show1_0.html#sthash.oRbjrYF0.dpuf

Stage 2 Improv has been so widely popular, we’ve added a June 20th performance at 8:00 pm and three July weekends! Thur – Sat, July 11-13, 18-20 & 25-27 8:00 pm

Stage 2 Improv is a Naples-based improvisational theatre group featuring scenes, games and songs that are created right before your very eyes! If you liked the television show Who’s Line is it Anyway? and the improv troop The Second City, you’ll love this! The actors utilize information given by the audience to build the show! Every scene and game is driven by suggestions from the audience. Some games may even feature audience participation! You never know what an evening will bring, which makes each show different from the next.

TICKETS ARE $15 FOR ADULTS AND $10 FOR CHILDREN UNDER 18

– See more at: http://www.naplesplayers.org/show1_0.html#sthash.oRbjrYF0.dpuf

Chris Silk is the arts writer and theater critic for the Naples Daily News. To read the longer version of this review, go to: http://w

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