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Saturday May 23rd, 2015
7:30 PM
Sea Tea Improv's Stand-Up Spectacular!
Stand-Up Spectacular with Sea Tea Improv and Friends!

Come out to a night of stand-up comedy at the HartBeat Ensemble Theater!

We have an AMAZING line up, lots of friends, lots of laughs and as always, a great time.

Tickets are just $10.

Free parking is available on nearby streets and at the Mark Twain House & Museum's lot, which is just a short walk from the theater.

Get tickets here:
https://www.squadup.com/events/sea-tea-improv-standup-may-2015
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Hartbeat Ensemble, 360 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, CT
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Thursday May 28th, 2015
8:30 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

Will you be among the first improvisers to reach 100 completed Harolds?

$5 per person
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Sea Tea Improv, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
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Friday May 29th, 2015
8:00 PM
Sea Tea Improv's Longform Showcase at Billings Forge!
Sea Tea Improv's Longform Showcase is a comedy show at The Studio at Billings Forge in Hartford, right next door to the Firebox restaurant. Every month's show is like a miniature improv festival!

Tickets are just $10! Buy tickets online:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sea-tea-improvs-longform-comedy-showcase-tickets-15166327895

Laugh with Sea Tea Improv, a guest group, and a mixed group of area improvisers as they perform different kinds of *longform* improv comedy!

What's *longform* improv comedy? It's the styles of improv comedy made popular in Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, New York and other big cities where a single suggestion or story from the audience can become a 15-30 minute improvised comedy, created right before your eyes!
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The Studio at Billings Forge, 563 Broad St, Hartford, CT
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Saturday May 30th, 2015
2:00 PM
The Scene (8-week Foundation-level Improv Course)
The Scene (Foundation-Level Improv Course)

Instructor: Laura Manasewich

Cost: $199

Saturday afternoons from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Register via PayPal:
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Students will learn the ultimate foundation needed in order to have amazing scenes. Players will focus on listening, adding detail, specificity, and how to progress and expand a scene. Using fast-paced short-form games, students will also be challenged to think quickly. This course ends in a share performance for an invited audience.

Prerequisite: This course requires no previous improv experience or courses. Those with improv experience will benefit from the curriculum targeting specific improv skill-sets.

Class dates:
Saturday, May 30
Saturday, June 6
Saturday, June 13
Saturday, June 20
Saturday, June 27
*** NO CLASS ON THE FOURTH OF JULY ***
Saturday, July 11
Saturday, July 18
Saturday, July 25 (Share performance at 4:30pm)

This course is one of Sea Tea Improv’s 3 Foundation-level adult improv courses, along with “The Character” and “The Game”.

About the Instructor: Laura Manasewich is an improvisor living in Connecticut. She is currently an Advanced Study student at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in NYC and has trained with many amazing instructors and her own improv heroes. She has performed with Sea Tea all over the northeast and beyond. She’s also had incredible opportunities to perform in unique longform styles such as Improvised 80’s Movie, Campfire, and Spoken. She is a former member of the longform troupe Moebius. Laura has dipped her toes into the waters of sketch comedy and was lucky enough to perform in shows for Hartford’s Asylum Attic and Knuckle Sandwich’s Disney Reality Show. She hopes to keep swimming in the sketch waters. She is a current student at Gotham Writers Workshop in NY. Laura is also an instructor for Sea Tea Improv. She’s taught numerous classes, and some of her students even come back to take more! Teaching is one of Laura’s proudest accomplishments in Sea Tea.

This course is limited to 15 students.

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Can't pay right now, or all at once? Contact us about setting up a payment plan at comedy@seateaimprov.com
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Sea Tea Improv, 75 Pratt Street, Suite 500, Hartford, CT
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Sunday May 31st, 2015
4:00 PM
The Second Beat (8-Week Longform Improv Course)
Focus Course: The Second Beat
Instructor: Daniel Davidson

Register for this course via PayPal: bit.ly/SecondBeat2015
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Students will explore beyond the initial scene into second beats in this focus on longform improvisation. Players will be honing in on skills such as tag outs, bending the space, walk-ons, advancements, callbacks, group games and scene painting. The course ends in a share performance for an invited audience

Prerequisite: Completion of at least two of our "Foundation" level courses (The Scene, The Game, The Character), or permission from Sea Tea Improv (request permission by emailing comedy@seateaimprov.com).

About the Instructor:
Daniel Davidson has a wealth of national improv experience. He first began studying improv with Bay Area Theatersports (BATS) in San Francisco in 2008 with the modest goal of meeting people in a new city. Instead, he met his Destiny (now his wife of 5 years)! After completing the BATS improv program, Daniel trained privately with instructor Dave Dennison, focusing on theatrical scenework. Soon it was off to Hollywood, where he studied improv and comedy writing at The Second City Hollywood and iO West, and graduated from The Second City Conservatory in 2012. Since moving to Hartford in 2013 Daniel has been the unofficial winner of several 2-prov shows and an untold number of arguments.

All class meetings are on Sunday evenings from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Class dates:
May 31
June 7
June 14
June 21
June 28
** NO CLASS ON JULY 5 **
July 12
July 19
July 26 (Share performance from 6:30pm - 7pm)

This course is one of Sea Tea Improv's two "Focus"-level adult improv courses: this course, focused on longform improvisation, and The Set List, focused on shortform improvisation.

Cost: $199

This course is limited to 15 students.

Register for this course via PayPal: bit.ly/SecondBeat2015
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Sea Tea Improv, 75 Pratt Street, Suite 500, Hartford, CT
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Thursday June 4th, 2015
8:30 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

Will you be among the first improvisers to reach 100 completed Harolds?

$5 per person
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Sea Tea Improv, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
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Saturday June 6th, 2015
12:00 PM
Intro to Improv (4-week course for beginners)
Instructor: Summar Elguindy

Cost: $99

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Improv is for everyone. Whether you've got dreams of being a comedian, or you want to strengthen your public speaking skills, or you're just sick of your board game collection, improv can help. In this class, Sea Tea Improv will introduce the basic techniques and games that professional improvisers and comedy writers use to collaboratively discover fun ideas, characters, and scenes. You'll work in teams, so you'll never be left hanging alone. Our number one rule is "make your partner look good," so come try improv in a supportive, no-pressure environment, and learn from a professional improviser!

Saturday afternoons
from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
starting June 6, 2015

Where: Sea Tea Improv Studio
75 Pratt St, Suite 500, Hartford, CT

Prerequisite: None!

Class dates:
Saturday, June 6
Saturday, June 13
Saturday, June 20
Saturday, June 27

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Sea Tea Improv, 75 Pratt Street, Suite 500, Hartford, CT
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Thursday June 11th, 2015
8:30 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

Will you be among the first improvisers to reach 100 completed Harolds?

$5 per person
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Sea Tea Improv, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
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Friday June 12th, 2015
9:00 PM
CT Improv Mixer
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Sea Tea Improv, 75 Pratt Street #500, Hartford, CT 06103, United States
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Wednesday June 17th, 2015
9:30 PM
Sea Tea Improv does E-MPROV - a live online improv show!
Sea Tea Improv performs LIVE online on e-mprov.com on the 3rd Wednesday of every month!

See your favorite Sea Tea Improv members from all over the country perform together online from the comfort of your own screen-that-can-play-a-YouTube-video!
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Thursday June 18th, 2015
8:30 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

Will you be among the first improvisers to reach 100 completed Harolds?

$5 per person
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Sea Tea Improv, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
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Friday June 19th, 2015
8:00 PM
Sea Tea Improv's Longform Showcase at Billings Forge!
Sea Tea Improv's Longform Showcase is a comedy show at The Studio at Billings Forge in Hartford, right next door to the Firebox restaurant. Every month's show is like a miniature improv festival!

Tickets are just $10! Buy tickets online:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sea-tea-improvs-longform-comedy-showcase-tickets-15166327895

Laugh with Sea Tea Improv, a guest group, and a mixed group of area improvisers as they perform different kinds of *longform* improv comedy!

What's *longform* improv comedy? It's the styles of improv comedy made popular in Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, New York and other big cities where a single suggestion or story from the audience can become a 15-30 minute improvised comedy, created right before your eyes!
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The Studio at Billings Forge, 563 Broad St, Hartford, CT
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Sunday June 21st, 2015
7:00 PM
Sea Tea Improv's FREE Father's Day Comedy Show at City Steam Brewery!
Come see our signature monthly comedy show that's been running for over 5 years straight!

Eat, drink, laugh, and shout suggestions as Sea Tea Improv's team of professional comedians host an evening of completely improvised comedy at City Steam Brewery's Brew Ha Ha Comedy Club at 942 Main Street in Downtown Hartford, CT.

Sea Tea Improv has been voted "Best Local Comic" twice in the Advocate's Best of Hartford Readers' Poll, and has been featured on ESPN News, The Travel Channel, NPR, WFSB, and more!

Admission is FREE!

The Hartford Advocate called Sea Tea Improv's monthly show as one of the top things to do in Hartford. Enjoy City Steam's dinner menu and locally brewed beers while performers take suggestions from you and weave them into comedic scenes.

The comedy club doors open at 6PM for seating and dinner & drink service. The show begins at 7PM. Call ahead to City Steam at (860) 525-1600 to reserve seats. All ages are welcome, but due to the sale of alcohol, those under the age of 21 must be accompanied by a legal guardian.
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City Steam Brewery Cafe, 942 Main Street, Hartford, CT
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Thursday June 25th, 2015
8:30 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

Will you be among the first improvisers to reach 100 completed Harolds?

$5 per person
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Sea Tea Improv, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
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Saturday June 27th, 2015
6:20 PM
Sea Tea Improv at the Del Close Marathon in NYC
Sea Tea Improv is back at the Del Close Marathon (DCM), the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre's annual gigantic improv festival in NYC!

Our show is on Saturday, June 27th at 6:20pm at 4Th Street Theatre (venue info here: https://nytw.org/rental_4th_street.asp )

Ticket info from the DCM website ( https://delclosemarathon.com/faq ):

You can buy a weekend wristband pass for $35 (cash only), this wristband will get you into shows at all of our venues (based on seating availability) during the marathon. Wristbands will go on sale Friday, June 26th, 12:00pm at UCBT Chelsea, & 30 minutes before the first show at all other venues.

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4th Street Theatre, 83 East 4th Street New York, NY 10003
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Thursday July 2nd, 2015
8:30 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

Will you be among the first improvisers to reach 100 completed Harolds?

$5 per person
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Sea Tea Improv, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
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Thursday July 9th, 2015
8:30 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

Will you be among the first improvisers to reach 100 completed Harolds?

$5 per person
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Sea Tea Improv, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
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Wednesday July 15th, 2015
9:30 PM
Sea Tea Improv does E-MPROV - a live online improv show!
Sea Tea Improv performs LIVE online on e-mprov.com on the 3rd Wednesday of every month!

See your favorite Sea Tea Improv members from all over the country perform together online from the comfort of your own screen-that-can-play-a-YouTube-video!
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Thursday July 16th, 2015
8:30 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

Will you be among the first improvisers to reach 100 completed Harolds?

$5 per person
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Sea Tea Improv, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
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Thursday July 23rd, 2015
8:30 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

Will you be among the first improvisers to reach 100 completed Harolds?

$5 per person
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Sea Tea Improv, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
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Friday July 24th, 2015
8:00 PM
Sea Tea Improv's Longform Showcase at Billings Forge!
Sea Tea Improv's Longform Showcase is a comedy show at The Studio at Billings Forge in Hartford, right next door to the Firebox restaurant. Every month's show is like a miniature improv festival!

Tickets are just $10! Buy tickets online:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sea-tea-improvs-longform-comedy-showcase-tickets-15166327895

Laugh with Sea Tea Improv, a guest group, and a mixed group of area improvisers as they perform different kinds of *longform* improv comedy!

What's *longform* improv comedy? It's the styles of improv comedy made popular in Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, New York and other big cities where a single suggestion or story from the audience can become a 15-30 minute improvised comedy, created right before your eyes!
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The Studio at Billings Forge, 563 Broad St, Hartford, CT
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Sunday July 26th, 2015
7:00 PM
Sea Tea Improv's FREE Comedy Show at City Steam Brewery!
Come see our signature monthly comedy show that's been running for over 5 years straight!

Eat, drink, laugh, and shout suggestions as Sea Tea Improv's team of professional comedians host an evening of completely improvised comedy at City Steam Brewery's Brew Ha Ha Comedy Club at 942 Main Street in Downtown Hartford, CT.

Sea Tea Improv has been voted "Best Local Comic" twice in the Advocate's Best of Hartford Readers' Poll, and has been featured on ESPN News, The Travel Channel, NPR, WFSB, and more!

Admission is FREE!

The Hartford Advocate called Sea Tea Improv's monthly show as one of the top things to do in Hartford. Enjoy City Steam's dinner menu and locally brewed beers while performers take suggestions from you and weave them into comedic scenes.

The comedy club doors open at 6PM for seating and dinner & drink service. The show begins at 7PM. Call ahead to City Steam at (860) 525-1600 to reserve seats. All ages are welcome, but due to the sale of alcohol, those under the age of 21 must be accompanied by a legal guardian.
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City Steam Brewery Cafe, 942 Main Street, Hartford, CT
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Thursday July 30th, 2015
8:30 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

Will you be among the first improvisers to reach 100 completed Harolds?

$5 per person
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Sea Tea Improv, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
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Thursday August 6th, 2015
8:30 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

Will you be among the first improvisers to reach 100 completed Harolds?

$5 per person
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Sea Tea Improv, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
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Thursday August 13th, 2015
8:30 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

Will you be among the first improvisers to reach 100 completed Harolds?

$5 per person
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Sea Tea Improv, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
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Wednesday August 19th, 2015
9:30 PM
Sea Tea Improv does E-MPROV - a live online improv show!
Sea Tea Improv performs LIVE online on e-mprov.com on the 3rd Wednesday of every month!

See your favorite Sea Tea Improv members from all over the country perform together online from the comfort of your own screen-that-can-play-a-YouTube-video!
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Thursday August 20th, 2015
8:30 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

Will you be among the first improvisers to reach 100 completed Harolds?

$5 per person
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Sea Tea Improv, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
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Sunday August 23rd, 2015
7:00 PM
Sea Tea Improv's FREE Comedy Show at City Steam Brewery!
Come see our signature monthly comedy show that's been running for over 5 years straight!

Eat, drink, laugh, and shout suggestions as Sea Tea Improv's team of professional comedians host an evening of completely improvised comedy at City Steam Brewery's Brew Ha Ha Comedy Club at 942 Main Street in Downtown Hartford, CT.

Sea Tea Improv has been voted "Best Local Comic" twice in the Advocate's Best of Hartford Readers' Poll, and has been featured on ESPN News, The Travel Channel, NPR, WFSB, and more!

Admission is FREE!

The Hartford Advocate called Sea Tea Improv's monthly show as one of the top things to do in Hartford. Enjoy City Steam's dinner menu and locally brewed beers while performers take suggestions from you and weave them into comedic scenes.

The comedy club doors open at 6PM for seating and dinner & drink service. The show begins at 7PM. Call ahead to City Steam at (860) 525-1600 to reserve seats. All ages are welcome, but due to the sale of alcohol, those under the age of 21 must be accompanied by a legal guardian.
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City Steam Brewery Cafe, 942 Main Street, Hartford, CT
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Thursday August 27th, 2015
8:30 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

Will you be among the first improvisers to reach 100 completed Harolds?

$5 per person
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Sea Tea Improv, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
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Thursday September 3rd, 2015
8:30 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

Will you be among the first improvisers to reach 100 completed Harolds?

$5 per person
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Sea Tea Improv, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT

Hartford, CT Improv Comedy