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We wanted to see a Second City show and decided to roll the dice on this curious concept of an... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018

We had heard about a fully improvised comedy musical act, but we had to see it to believe it. It... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
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It's also a theater production as much as a comedy act. A 100% improvised musical based on a suggestion from the audience. One hour long. All the lyrics, melodies, harmonies, choreography are made up right on the spot. Live band makes up all the...more
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We saw this. They elected from the audience the title tsunami of love. When is molestation funny? Just a stream of conscious rant. Drunk 13-year-olds are more funny

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Virginian20171
Reviewed 15 July 2018

We wanted to see a Second City show and decided to roll the dice on this curious concept of an improv musical. We went in excited with a tiny dose of skepticism. Oh boy were we satisfied. The cast was fantastic, each bringing their own...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

We had heard about a fully improvised comedy musical act, but we had to see it to believe it. It was a very cool experience. They start out by asking the audience for the title of the play, then jump right into the first musical...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sam R
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Just checked out Baby Wants Candy for the first time since it moved to Second City from the Apollo. I'm not sure what changes ensued besides the venue but I was honestly a little underwhelmed for the first time. The show was still funny, but...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank cincyfoodsnob
Reviewed 9 January 2017

"Baby Wants Candy" is a circa hour-long musical improv, all of it (plot, subplots, characters, music, lyrics, choreography) improvised off the title of a new musical that audience members shout out. Some of the titles make me wonder "how are they going to do a...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank LoveImprov
Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

This was away minute book for the group was in London for one night only. Impromptu musical theatre at its best. These people love what they do and we really enjoyed laughing with them Rude, funny and very clever. This is a solid night out...More

Thank conorsavage
Reviewed 21 June 2013

You wont be disappointed! Improv of an entire musical - every Friday. These people are so talented - we were crying with laughter.

Date of experience: May 2013
Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 12 April 2013

What a great show! Every Friday night at the Apollo Theater. Terrific musical improvisors! Creative & funny. A definite MUST see.

Date of experience: April 2013
Thank JayneB879
Reviewed 3 August 2010

These people do something that I wouldn't have believed if I didn't see it. Based on a suggestion from the audience for the title of a musical, they create one. Right there in front of your eyes! Lyrics, melodies, harmonies, choreography. A live band creates...More

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