Second Sundays at 7pm at the ZACH Whisenhunt Stage

Merlin Works Presents

Improv at ZACH

Second Sunday Comedy Showcase

Watch the improv all-stars of Austin, The Known Wizards, headline this improv comedy showcase with spontaneous scenes, hilarious games, surprisingly good songs, and fantastic stories all made up on the spot based on audience input. You say it, we play it–like magic!

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Improv 601 presents ‘Angst High’,

Improv 301 & Improv Singing 301 Triple Graduation,

& Free Improv Jam Night!


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5:30pm Free Pre-show Improv Jam:

Join the cast of our Second Sunday Improv Show in fun warm up improv games. An instructor leads group and paired activities to give you a taste of the improv spirit and to get the players ready for the show. All skill and experience levels welcome. After 45 minutes of games, head to the lobby for refreshments, get your tickets, and stick around to watch the show.

7 pm Show featuring:

  • Merlin Works Improv 301 graduates — Merlin Works short-form improv graduates will play short-form, improv games based on audience suggestions!
  • Merlin Works Improv 601 graduates present ANGST HIGH! A sort of  John Hughes-esque high school story. Totally ’80s. Totally Improvised. Totally Awesome.
  • Merlin Works Singing Improv 301 graduates perform an improvised musical!
  • On ZACH’s 130-seat Whisenhunt Stage
  • Metered parking on site at ZACH

Tickets $9.

2016 Show Dates (all shows at 7 pm at the Whisenhunt Stage, 1510 Toomey Road, unless otherwise noted):

  • Sunday May 8th: Improv 601 presents ‘Angst High’, Improv 301 & Singing Improv 301 Graduation show!
  • Sunday June 12th: special guest Damn Gina! and Merlin Works student troupe debut!
  • Sunday July 10th: special guest Loverboy!
  • Sunday August 14th: 8pm: Graduation show!
  • Sunday September 11th:
  • Sunday October 9th: Graduation show!
  • Sunday November 13th:
  • Sunday November 20th: Second SECOND Sunday Graduation show!




  1. Paddy Tawada said:

    Hi, I’m planning to come film the 8 pm (as a backup to the main videographer). Let me know if you have any questions.

  2. Aerielle Anderson said:

    Do I need to rsvp if I just come to the comedy jam before the show?

    • Karina said:

      Hi Aerielle,

      If you only attend the pre-show jam, there is no need to rsvp.

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